Student Jobs

The A. D. Allen Chemistry Library at the University of Toronto, located on the St. George campus, is hiring a part-time Library Assistant for the Winter 2023 academic term.

  • Start and end dates: January 9 to March 31, 2023
  • Hours per week: 3-5 hours on Tuesday afternoons/evenings (4pm to 7pm essential, 2pm to 4pm desirable but not required).
  • Job Type: Part Time (Contract)
  • Application deadline: Wednesday, December 7 (applications reviewed on a rolling basis)


Under librarian supervision, responsibilities include:

  • Delivering customer support and reference services to chemistry students, faculty, and staff, including helping users find and access library materials as well as providing information about library services and resources.
  • Circulation and collection maintenance duties such as checking materials in and out to Chemistry Library users, shelving, shelf-reading, managing copy card sales and collecting usage statistics.

Required Qualifications

  • Available to work on site at the Chemistry Library from 4pm to 7pm on Tuesdays (availability from 2pm to 7pm desirable, but not required).
  • Adaptable team player with excellent communication, organizational, and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and practice effective problem-solving

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter by email to Madeline Gerbig, Chemistry Librarian at by Wednesday, December 7. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so it is to your advantage to submit earlier rather than later!