Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Hiring at the CVGA!

For those who are interested in working at the archive, now is the time to apply!

Go to the Student Employment website and apply using the online system (Job ID 21972). Please include your Fall semester availability as well.

Note that we're looking primarily for work-study students, although we might be able to sneak in a non work-study student with previous experience in computer building/repair. We look forward to hearing from you!


Library Assistant
Job ID 21972
Funding Source Work-Study
Employer Art, Architecture & Engineering Library

Job Description - Work at the Computer & Video Game Archive desk to circulate games, answer questions, and enforce archive policies. - Test donated games and equipment, help install software/hardware, etc. - Assist in running archive-related special events and tournaments. - Contribute to the archive blog and Twitter account.
Educational value of this job. - Gain experience working in an academic library, and gain knowledge of the inner workings of a library special collection. - Gain experience repairing newer & older computers/consoles. - Increase your knowledge of the video game and media industry.
Job Requirements At least 4 of the following: - Previous customer service experience. - Knowledge of and experience playing a large number of old & new video games. - Knowledge of and experience using software related to PC games (Steam, DOSBox, etc.) - Experience building/repairing PC computers and/or video game consoles. - Experience designing posters and informative displays. - Experience giving tours or coordinating special events.

Number of Available Openings 2
Hours 16.0 to 20.0 hours per week
Compensation $9.00/hour, $0.25 raise after 300 & 600 hours worked
Time Frame Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
Contact Person Valerie Waldron
Work Location Computer & Video Game Archive, Art, Architecture & Engineering Library, Duderstadt Center.

2 comments:

Val said...

We are posting the job on the Student Employment website for another week, to allow those who are just returning to the area to get a chance to apply.

Val said...

We just hired our second and final worker for the archive. Thanks to everyone who applied!