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Circulation Application

If there are no advertised positions, you may fill out a Circulation application, which will be kept on file. Please fill out the application below and email it as an attachment to Brett Mitchell at circ@tiu.edu.

Inter-Library Loan Assistant

The Inter-Library Loan (ILL) Assistant assists the Assistant Library Director in processing all lending of resources with other libraries and in providing scans of materials for Trinity faculty and students. See job description below for details.

Qualifications:

  • Current Trinity International University student (undergrad or grad)
  • Familiar with and comfortable using technology and online systems 
  • Attentive to details
  • Dependable 
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Adept in problem-solving
  • Work study eligibility is strongly preferred. 

To apply, fill out the part-time staff application and email it to Nathan Thebarge at nmthebarge@tiu.edu.
 

Circulation Assistant

The Circulation Department is hiring for the spring semester!

  • Must be willing to work through 2021-2022 school year
  • 8-12 hours per week (more possible depending on availability)
  • Must be a current TIU, TGS or TEDS student
  • Flexible work schedule required
  • Work study eligibility preferred

See the attached job description for more details.

Please fill out attached application and email it to circ@tiu.edu. If you have any questions, contact Brett Mitchell at bamitche@tiu.edu or 847-317-4006.

Work-Study Information

All part-time positions in the Rolfing Library are Work-Study preferred (some may be required).

The Federal Work-Study Program, FWS, provides a method for students to earn funds that are used toward their education. The program is based on financial need and students must be accepted into the program to qualify.

In order to qualify for the Federal Work Study Program students must apply for federal assistance through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) program.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is open to all students who have need. The program will determine if students qualify and how much money they will receive. The FWS program is administered through the student's school. Each school has a different amount of funds available to give out for the program.[5]

Generally, International or foreign students do not qualify for the Federal Work-Study program.

Students must be one of the following to receive federal student aid:

  • U.S. citizen
  • U.S. national (includes natives of American Samoa or Swains Island)
  • U.S. permanent resident who has an I-151, I-551, or I-551C (Permanent Resident Card).

If students are not in one of these categories, they must have an Arrival-Departure Record (I-94) from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) showing one of the following designations:

  • Refugee
  • Asylum Granted
  • Cuban-Haitian Entrant, Status Pending
  • Conditional Entrant (valid only if issued before April 1, 1980)
  • Victims of human trafficking, T-visa holder or child of a T-1 visa holder.
  • Parolee: Students must be paroled into the United States for at least one year and must be able to provide evidence from the USCIS that they are in the United States for other than a temporary purpose and that they intend to become a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.