HIS: Student Assistant ()

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Student Assistant is expected to photocopy and perform library searches. In addition, the position requires basic evaluating of the mechanical aspects of student papers that assumes a familiarity with department reference and bibliographical form. Occasionally, the Assistant may be asked to pre-read student term papers, if he or she is familiar with the content. Because this position deals with matters concerning student grades and internal department matters, discretion and maturity are essential personal qualities.

The Basics

Department: History
Supervisor: Margaret Creighton
Office Location: 109 Pettengill
Email: mcreight
Pay Grade:
Hours: 2-3
Workers: 1

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Required: Education: The Student Assistant must at least be a sophomore at Bates who has taken introduction History courses and who has participated in classes where he or she has learned term paper techniques.


Coordinates/Works closely with: Professor Creighton


Environment: Library, office, dorm room, and study areas Machines & Equipment Used: Photocopier, stapler, and computer