Library & Financial Services Summer Student

  • Summer
  • Ancaster
  • Mar 29, 2023

Redeemer University

The Position: Applications are invited for a Summer Student Assistant to be shared between the Library and the Financial Services department.  This is an excellent position for a Business student, putting the lessons learned in the classroom into practice. It is highly beneficial for a resume to include some library or business experience. In the past, we have been happy to be listed on job applications as a reference.  This student works up to 37.5 hours per week from May to August, 8:30 to 4:30. A week of vacation may be taken. Library Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance at the Circulation desk, and cover for vacations.
  • Shelve library materials, ensure they are in proper order, and assist with collection inventory.
  • Perform physical processing, labelling and minor mending of damaged materials.
  • Undertake other duties, as assigned.

Financial Services Responsibilities:

  • Assist accounts receivable clerk and accounts payable clerk when workload is high and cover for vacations.
  • Help with monthly reconciliations for internal use
  • Help prepare audit schedules.
  • Find any backup for external auditors and refile when they are finished.
  • Help Student Accounts Supervisor record and reconcile student account billings for fall term.
  • Record assets in a fixed asset tracking system.
  • Enter manual journal entries into Colleague.
  • Act as receptionist for the finance area.
  • Shred one year’s worth of financial records, and bring one year’s worth to our archives.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required. Training will be provided on Colleague, Redeemer’s accounting software.
  • Although not required, preference will be given to a business student with library experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, including strong English oral and written skills
  • Attention to detail and willingness to perform routine tasks with patience and precision
  • Ability to demonstrate discretion and to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Punctual, reliable, self-motivated, organized, with excellent time-management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to cope with diverse tasks and be adaptable
  • Access to a vehicle for trips to the bank on behalf of the finance department is preferred
  • Physical ability to lift/move library materials and boxes up to 25 lbs.

If you have questions about the Financial Services aspects of the position, please email  If you have questions about the Library aspects of the position, please email

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