Attention Students: Apply to be on our A-LIST!

October 31, 2016 at 12:53 pm Leave a comment


The library is seeking three adventurous students interested in gaining hands-on experience in academia through a yearlong, paid leadership program. The Albert S. Cook Library Leadership Institute for Students, (A-LIST), offers students experiential learning opportunities in leadership, research, research assistance, writing, teaching, and outreach. If you are passionate about promoting academic success, want to help enhance library visibility via innovative outreach, and are interested in teaching and helping students with research, please consider applying. All A-LIST students will receive extensive mentorship, leadership development, and job experience.

Pay: $10/hr
Hours: 10 hours/week, flexible scheduling
Must commit for one full year (Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters)


A-LIST students will be expected to commit 10 hours a week for two semesters (Spring 2017 and Fall 2017). After receiving in-depth training, students will represent the library, through peer research help and library outreach events. A-LIST students will also have the opportunity to choose projects, working with various library departments to improve library services both internally and externally.

All students will be required to attend a minimum of six leadership workshops through the iLEAD program or other leadership opportunities on campus.




-Completed at least one semester at Towson University (at the time of application) and have at least two semesters of enrollment remaining
-Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0
-Active member of the campus community with participation in one or more student groups, organizations, or clubs
-Creative and innovative thinker
-Outgoing personality with strong communication skills
-Excellent organizational and time management skills
-Strong collaborative skills and enjoys working on a team


-Interest in and/or experience with graphic design, movie, or web design software
-Previous leadership training or civic engagement activity
-An interest in library science, education, marketing or outreach
-Interest in and/or experience with interviewing, focus groups, or survey design


Applications are due by Sunday, November 13th at 11:59pm

Apply at:

Questions? Contact: Sara Arnold-Garza, Librarian:


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