Student Employment


Student Digital Life employs 40 to 50 Emory students each semester. We welcome both work study and non-work study applicants. Successful applicants must be able to work at least 10 hours per week and possess strong interpersonal skills, a desire to learn, and a solid work ethic. Preference is given to applicants with 4 or more semesters remaining before graduation. 

To apply, please complete the Libraries employment application and email it to sdl@emory.edu. If a position in which you are interested has no openings, we will keep your application on file for future opportunities.

Available Positions

Assist with available resources (computer workstations, printers, A/V equipment, gaming consoles, etc.) and maintain a clean, welcoming, and functional space.

  • Location: Cox Hall, 2nd Floor
  • Range of Possible Hours: Mon - Thu, 8:00am - 11:45pm  |  Fri, 8:00am - 5:15pm  |  Sun, 12:30 - 11:45pm
  • Pay rate: $9.00/hour
  • Hiring manager: Dina Thornton
  • Current status: now hiring for Summer and Fall 2021

Monitor, maintain, and address issues with EaglePrint devices and computer lab equipment across campus. The job involves a significant amount of walking and some heavy lifting. 

  • Location: Woodruff Library, 2nd Floor (home base) + multiple locations across campus
  • Range of Possible Hours: No set hours - it's flexible
  • Pay rate: $9.25/hour
  • Hiring manager: Benjamin Kasavan
  • Current status: no openings

Provide assistance with specialized graphic design and video/audio editing tools (Adobe CC, Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, iMovie), provide in-depth consultations, and run workshops. Good knowledge of some of the above applications is expected. On-campus presence is required.

  • Location: MediaLab (Woodruff Library, Level 4)
  • Range of Possible Hours: Mo-Thu, 12-10pm | Fri, 12-6pm | Sat-Sun, 12-5pm
  • Pay rate: $11.50/hour
  • Hiring manager: Alex Kyrychenko
  • Current status: now hiring for Fall 2021

Provide assistance to users in the Student Production Studio, Music and Audio Recording Studio, One Button Studio, and with printing posters. Maintain a functional and welcoming environment. On-campus presence is required.

  • Location: Woodruff Library, 1st Floor
  • Range of Possible Hours: Tuesdays and Fridays, 9am-5pm
  • Pay rate: $11.50/hour
  • Hiring manager: Alex Kyrychenko
  • Current status: no openings

Provide technical support for student-owned devices, including diagnostics, virus removal, and troubleshooting OS and wireless connectivity issues.

  • Location: Woodruff Library, 1st Floor + remote support via Zoom
  • Range of Possible Hours: Mon - Fri, 10am - 6pm
  • Pay rate: $10.50/hour
  • Hiring manager: Chenoa Lawrence
  • Current status: now hiring for Spring 2021

Assist users with available maker tools (3D printers, 3D scanners, laser cutter, die cutter, button makers, soldering irons, CNC machine, sewing machines, etc.), provide in-depth project consultations, design and run workshops, and maintain a clean, welcoming, and functional space.

  • Location: Cox Hall, 2nd Floor (in the back of the Computing Center)
  • Range of Possible Hours: Mon - Thu, 11:30am - 8:15pm  |  Fri, 11:30am - 5:15pm
  • Pay rate: $9.50/hour
  • Hiring manager: Robin Horton
  • Current status: now hiring for Summer and Fall 2021

To view the full list of open student employment opportunities within the Emory Libraries, visit the Student Employment Opportunites page of the Emory Libraries website.