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Monday, September 19, 2016

MLIS Grad Assistantship with David Lesniaski

Graduate Assistantship opportunities for the Fall 2016 semester open to students currently enrolled in the St. Catherine University MLIS program.  
Working under the direction of MLIS faculty mentor David Lesniaski, the graduate assistant will have the opportunity to expand upon knowledge gained in the classroom. The graduate assistant will work closely with him on a variety of projects. 

Benefits: hands-on experience especially with cataloging/collections research and tools; possibility for students to pursue independent projects or research.

Assistantships are awarded for one semester and require a commitment of ten hours per week. Students open to committing for more than one semester will be given preference.

The rate of pay does not include tuition remission or benefits.  


  • Must be currently enrolled in the MLIS program at the of St. Catherine University (SCU)

  • Must have completed LIS 7010 Introduction to Library and Information Science.
  • Must have taken or currently be enrolled in LIS 7030, Organization of Knowledge OR have extensive cataloging experience

  • Familiarity with standard cataloging tools and databases, including OCLC and Catalogers Desktop
  • Some familiarity with and ability / willingness to learn standard desktop software including Word, Excel, Access.

  • Must commit to at least one full semester as an assistant at an average of 10 hours/week
  • Must abide by departmental policies and the student employment policies established in the SCU Student Employment Handbook
  • Must meet periodically with mentor to provide regular updates on progress made toward learning goals established at the start of the assistantship.
  • Must supply a current SCU transcript or grade report


To Apply

Submit cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript to the address below:

Dr. David Lesniaski, Associate Professor

MLIS Graduate Assistantship

St. Catherine University

2004 Randolph Avenue, #4125

St. Paul, MN 55105


or email cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript to: with the subject line “MLIS GA”