Employment at the Libraries

We at the Harrison Libraries are committed to advancing DEIJB initiatives, in alignment with the University’s statement on diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and belonging.

The University of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, pregnancy, present or past history of mental disability, intellectual disability, learning disability, physical disability, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class.

Student Employment

The libraries employ many students in a variety of positions, both work-study and non work-study. Many student positions require night and/or weekend hours. Proof of U.S. citizenship or immigration status is required for employment.

Mortensen Library

Mortensen employs students at their circulation and reference desks. To apply, fill out an application at the Mortensen circulation desk.

Questions? Contact Ed Bernstein (860.768.5751, or the main circulation desk (860.768.4264).

Allen Library

Allen employs students in both Public Services (helping patrons, shelving materials, etc.) and Technical Services (processing, cataloging, etc.). We accept applications year-round, and keep them on file in the event a position becomes available. Students with work-study awards and those with experience studying music and/or dance are especially encouraged to apply. View our job descriptions, or apply now.

Questions? Contact Mike Anderson (860.768.4459,


The Archives employ a limited number of student assistants. Any available positions will be listed on Handshake, the University of Hartford's online student employment resource.

Questions? Contact or 860.768.4143.

Other Employment

Full-time, part-time, and temporary positions in the libraries are available on an irregular basis. Information about open positions is posted by the Human Resources Development office.