Hiring and Paying

Library Positions

All library positions are managed by the Office of Finance and Administration.  Working with the Library Department Heads every vacancy is evaluated and must be authorized to fill.  Each department’s AUL Administrative Assistant is charged with overseeing the process of hiring staff.  Supervisors should work directly with them in processing all paperwork relating to the process.

All Library vacancies are posted on the Jobs at Princeton website.  Applications for library positions will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website.  If you need further information or assistance in using the online system, please call the University Human Resources Office at 609-258-3300.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM.

Library Student Employment

Whether you are looking for an entry-level position or a higher-level position, the library has several positions available.  Some positions include shelving, photocopying and computer programming.  There are also positions available that allow you to have and utilize your subject and foreign language skills.

Princeton University Students looking for employment should follow the steps below to be considered for a student library position.

Paying Employees

Support Staff, Students and Casual employees are paid bi-weekly on every other Wednesday.  Hours worked in each pay period must be recorded in the Time Collection System for every employee.  Employee time must be approved by the employee, the supervisor and the departmental pay representative.  The deadline for Supervisor approval is 5:00 PM on Mondays (every other Monday).  The deadline for Department Pay Representative is at 12:00 PM on Tuesdays.  Any questions regarding Time Collection should be addressed to your departments Administrative Assistant, who is your Pay Representative.  You may also contact Dina Conte.

Professional staff, or exempt employees, are paid monthly, on the last business day of every month. 

In order for payroll changes to be included in a specific monthly payroll, forms must be submitted and received approximately 2 weeks prior to the scheduled payroll to Main Campus Human Resources. 

For more information on bi-weekly and monthly payrolls, see the University Finance "how to entry" on payroll basics.