Student Position, Library Relations

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  • Student Position, Library Relations
    Marketing and Sales Group

    Duke University Press is seeking a student to work with our Library Relations team during the summer of 2018 for up to 30 hours per week. The pay rate for this student position is $10.70 - $12 per hour, depending on educational level. Hours are flexible, and we’re happy to work around class schedules and other commitments.

    Students working with the Library Relations team earn valuable experience in customer prospecting, data collection and preparation, library relations and sales, and scholarly publishing. The selected student should be able to both work independently and be proactive in asking for new assignments; will be a clear communicator, demonstrate a positive attitude, and show close attention to detail.

    Duke University Press publishes about 120 new books each year, more than 50 journals, and multiple digital collections that bring together authors and readers to transform current thinking and move fields forward. Our mission is to curate and disseminate scholarship that’s vital to people working at the forefront of their fields in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.

    Duke University Press is located at 905 W. Main Street, in Downtown Durham @ Brightleaf Square, and is easily accessible via public transportation.

    If interested please respond by e-mail before the position closes on Friday, May 18th, 2018. Include your cover letter & résumé, along with three references, both work & academic, and e-mail to with the words “Library Relations Student Job” in the subject line.

    DO NOT Continue to Duke HR website, as indicated on left side of this webpage. INSTEAD simply e-mail the requested materials to

    Position closes on 05/18/2018. Please apply for requisition number INT20180503.

  • Job Description:

    • Provide administrative support to staff as needed, including data entry, scanning, filing, mailing, etc.
    • Carry out market research and customer prospecting
    • Assist in reporting
    • Assemble library sales materials
    • Process and archive site license agreements
    • Assist in compiling usage statistic data
    • Update and maintain departmental databases (website data, marketing projects, customer contacts)
    • Additional tasks as needed
  • Education/Training

    • Must be a currently-enrolled student
  • Experience

    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Microsoft Word
    • Excel

Contact Us

  • Duke University Press
  • 905 W. Main St. Ste 18-B
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • U.S. phone (toll-free): 888-651-0122
  • International: 1-919-688-5134