Employment Opportunities

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libhr@purdue.edu - Contact HR, tel: (765) 494-2899, 504 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN, 47906-2058
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About the Cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette

Faculty Openings

Data Science Specialization

Engineering Information Specialist

Management Professional Openings

No openings at this time

Administrative Professional Openings

France A. Cordova Archivist (Posting # 1801004)

Operations Technical Openings

No openings at this time

Clerical Service Openings

Library Assistant IV (Posting #1801548)

Library Assistant IV (Posting #1801647)

Facilities Attendant VI (Posting #1801763)

Student Employee Openings

Prospective Student Employees

Most of the student positions within Purdue Libraries are Federal Work-Study (FWS). This is a federally funded financial aid program designed to help students meet educational costs through the use of part-time employment. FWS students will be considered for employment at Libraries before students not on the FWS program. It is not impossible, but unlikely, that you will be hired if you are not part of the FWS program. A notable exception to the FWS preference is Libraries IT Helpdesk. Student workers for the Helpdesk are hired because of their IT skills not their FWS status.

It is important that you know if you have been awarded FWS as part of your financial aid package. That information can be found on your Financial Aid Award Letter or on the online Financial Aid Self Service system at http://mypurdue.purdue.edu. If you are not a FWS student, you can still apply to Libraries. Just mark the appropriate box on the application form.

The Student Employment-Division of Financial Aid will send a Payroll Authorization Form (PAF) to your email address. You must have a PAF to qualify for a FWS position at Purdue. If you didn't receive a PAF or need an additional PAF, you may pick up a new one at Schleman Hall room 305 from Student Employment or a Financial Aid Counselor. You are required to take an original PAF form to the Executive Offices Business Operations Center (EOBOC) located in Young Hall, 4th floor, rooms 423-431 in order for the funding to be applied to the position. You may apply for a FWS position without the PAF form. You will be required to present the original to the EOBOC as soon as the form is available, or your employment with Libraries will be ended.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantship (Editorial): Available for November 2018-December 2019 - Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

If you are applying for a graduate assistantship, you don't need to fill out the application. Graduate students should send their resume to Human Resources. If there are positions available, the hiring managers will review applications and contact applicants directly.

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