Posted 1:22 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2023

Photo of Murphy Library Outreach Student Assistant taking a photo

Apply now to be an Outreach Student Assistant at Murphy Library

Ever wanted to work in social media? Do you enjoy taking photos or creating videos? Looking for a job where you get to be creative? Apply to be an Outreach Student Assistant at Murphy Library! 

We are currently hoping to add 1-2 students to our Outreach team. As a member of the team, you will act as a storyteller for Murphy Library creating content, brainstorming strategies and, hopefully, having a fun time doing it.  Find out more about the position and how to apply below!

Position Description 

Murphy Library Outreach Student Assistant

Up to 10 hours a week. 

This position can be tailored to your skills and interests. 

Possible job responsibilities: 

  • Regularly photograph/film library spaces, patrons, events and promotions for marketing and documentation purposes  
  • Edit and maintain a library of photos/videos for use across multiple platforms 
  • Create dynamic written and visual content on the library’s social media accounts 
  • Research social media trends and help brainstorm new ideas and concepts for content 
  • Assist with creation of physical displays within the library 
  • Staff the library’s photobooth at campus events 
  • Represent Murphy Library at campus resource fairs 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Desired skills and qualifications: 

  • Must be a degree seeking student at UWL 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • General familiarity with photography and/or graphic design 
  • Comfortable using smartphones and a DSLR camera in the production of visual content  
  • Has personal or professional marketing and/or social media experience, specifically with Instagram 
  • Enjoys being in front of the camera 

Preference given to students pursuing a degree in art, photography, design, communication studies, marketing, English or other related fields.  

Interested students should email a completed application along with a paragraph explaining why you are interested in this position and ways in which you believe your skills and assistance will benefit Murphy Library's social media platforms to Shealyn McMahon (  

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.