Student Employment

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Student work opportunities are often available at Morris Library for SIUC students. Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Current Student Employment Opportunities


  • Applications MUST be submitted through the website. Fill out the PDF below and then submit it online along with your resume. If you have any questions call 618-453-2522.



  • Be enrolled at SIUC for the required number of credit hours listed in the Student Employment Handbook.
  • Meet the experience and skills requirements (if any) listed in the position description.


  • Hours vary depending on the position.
  • Work shifts are available seven days a week between 7:30am and midnight.

Tips for Applicants

  • Please note on your application all hours you are available to work.
  • Effective time management skills, dependability, accuracy, and a strong service orientation are important for all positions in Library Affairs.
  • Typing skills or computing / technology experience are required for some positions.
  • Foreign language abilities are preferred for some student positions.
  • Including previous employment and volunteer experience on the application is very helpful.
  • Resumes may be attached to application forms.

Availability of Positions

  • Most positions are filled during the first three weeks of the Fall semester.
  • Additional hiring occurs on an "as needed" basis throughout the year.
  • Applications are accepted even if there are no open positions.
  • Applications will be kept on file for the semester in which they are received.

Application Form

  • Please visit to fill out an application.
  • Resume and class schedule ar required.
  • Please also note time in your schedule you are unable to work.
  • Note what year you are and your expected graduation date in your resume.

Contact Information
Student Employment Applications
Library Administration Office
Morris Library - Mail Code 6632
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
605 Agriculture Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901