Student Library Assistant


The Student Library Assistant contributed to campus and community engagement in support of Indigenous initiatives at VIU Library. This included creative and innovative promotion, collaborative logistical planning, and contributions to Indigenous library initiatives remotely delivered such as, Language in the Library or Living Libraries: Blogs.

Position Overview

The Student Library Assistant recruits, engages, and supports participants of Living Libraries: blogs, in addition to developing and responsibly disseminating creative and promotional materials for Indigenous educational initiatives. The Student Library Assistant attends relevant planning meetings and liaises with students, staff and faculty across the institution and campus community, as required.

Position Requirements

Attributes such as: effective time management, self-directedness, cultural agility, creativity and conscientiousness are necessary qualities for this position. Success in the position requires a positive attitude and strong organizational skills. Demonstrated confidence and/or experience with technology, and familiarity with tools commonly used in the university environment along with competency in reading and writing, and effective oral communication are required. This is a Work-Op position. More details can be found when available on the CareerVIU Work-Integrated Learning website.

Graduate Attributes Associated

  • Written Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Creative Thinking
  • Capacity to Engage in Respectful Relationships
  • Indigenous Perspective

Sign Up Directions

For more information, please contact Patricia Geddes, Librarian and Coordinator for Indigenous Initiatives at