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University Libraries Student Assistant Employment Guide

February 2021 Learning About Las Vegas: A Special Collections and Archives Interactive Virtual Workshop

How to get Libraries Student Assistant Professional Development Certificate Program credit for attending

Libraries Professional Development Certificate Program

  • Until further notice due to UNLV and University Libraries budget cuts, student assistant paid workshop attendance is limited to ( 2 ) one-hour workshops per student assistant per semester. (Fall, Spring, Summer) 
  • After a student receives their ( 2 ) paid workshop hours, they can take additional unpaid workshops. 
  • Unpaid workshops are taken on the student's own time and not during a scheduled library shift. *This applies only after the student has used their ( 2 ) paid workshops. 
  • Student supervisors who have questions about student assistant payroll, please contact Libraries HR.
  • Before a student assistant attends a workshop for credit in the certificate program, their supervisor ​should email approval to 
  • The student supervisor's emailed approval should include the student assistant nameworkshop name, and workshop date/time
  • Documentation of workshop/training completion is required for paid attendance and/or program credit. 
  • After the ( 2 ) paid attendance workshops have been completed, student assistants have the option to take additional workshops​ a​nd receive Professional Development Certificate Program credit without payment for attendance.

Student Assistants: Please email or forward your attendance documentation to and copy your supervisor.  

Acceptable forms of completion documentation include: 

  1. Student assistant Academic Success Center post-workshop survey email.
  2. Student assistant completion email from the workshop/training facilitator.
  3. Student assistant registration confirmation email and attach a pdf/screenshot/phone picture of the final screen of the workshop/training.
  4. Student assistant Kognito certificate of completion for At-Risk for Students/Student of Concern Training. 


If you have any issues obtaining completion documentation, please email for assistance. 

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