Quick Facts:

  • The library employs students year round.
  • Positions are available in Circulation, Reference, Interlibrary Loan, Technical Services, and Acquisitions.
  • The library schedule allows for student employment seven days a week during the day and most evenings until 12:30 a.m.
  • Hiring Procedures: You must be a currently registered SUNY New Paltz student to apply
  • Fill out the entire application form
  • You will need to know your class schedule and when you would be available to work,
  • including desired hours and days.
  • Students may work up to 20 hours per week Fall and Spring semesters and up to 29¬†hours per week during inter-sessions and summer sessions.


  • Attendance: Students must work their scheduled hours Only exceptions are for illness or pre-arranged substitutes
  • Accuracy: Work requires training and attention to details
  • Personable: A good attitude toward assisting patrons is required

Student Application Form

To apply, contact Sheila Muller (email to: mullers@newpaltz.edu)