Job Reference from NU Library
The information below helps with the jargon used at the University and provide information on library facts and mission.
Job Verification Form
Student Employee Records
Student’s work-study files are confidential and should not be viewed by anyone other than the individual student or the Office of Financial Aid.
Per University policy, Work-Study Supervisors approached by outside agencies or employers for reference checks may give only the title, wage rate and dates of employment of former work-study employees. Additional information may be given out only if the inquiring agency provides the student's signature to release this information.
WORK/STUDY students -If a poor evaluation is received, the student will be called into the Federal Work-Study Office for a discussion of the student's work performance with the Work-Study Coordinator.
This process should involve a discussion between Supervisor and employee. Through honest exchange between both parties, it is hoped that the student's job performance may improve, and that the work relationship will become more rewarding.
Wage rate for student/temp positions
The Library wage rate is set according to the base wage for that position (e.g. Library Aide 3; library Aide 4, etc)
Students/Temps receive .05 cents longevity for each complete quarter (three months of employment) and during evaluation time a merit increase is given depending on the rating (e.g. 5 consistently demonstrate outstanding performance; 4 demonstrate above average performance; 3 demonstrate average performance; 2 performance needs to improve; 1 unacceptable performance)
Previously Worked for the Library – Re-Hire
NOTE: The forms are turned into the Library Personnel Office and Library Personnel submit the forms to the Work-Study Office.
Employers may terminate a student's employment for any of the following reasons:
The Work-Study Office will attempt to place a student immediately in another position if he or she is terminated for budgetary reasons.
If an employer is not satisfied with a student's performance, the following steps should be taken:
Immediate Termination of Employment
Students may be terminated immediately for:
For additional information view the NU Work-Study website
The Work/Study program does not pay overtime to work/study students –
Non-Work/study students are not paid overtime –