Rod Library Student Employment Portal

Student Employee of the Month

To honor outstanding student employees, the Student Employment Advisory Committee elects a "Student of the Month" from submitted nominations. The award is intended to recognize a student employee who displays exemplary performance in areas of his/her employment.


Anyone (UNI/Library Staff, Students, or Public) may anonymously submit a nomination form for a worthy student.


Liz, March 2020 Rod Library Student of the Month

Liz

Liz is the Rod Library’s Student of the Month for March 2020. She is a Choral Music Education major from Marion, Iowa. She will be participating in the Spring 2020 commencement ceremony and finish with her student teaching requirement in the fall. Liz says she loved being in choirs and extracurricular musical activities growing up and thought it would be great to pursue a career that would enable her to provide similar musical experiences to others. She says a turning point for her interest in music education was in sixth grade when she was cast in her first-ever role as a singing flower in a musical version of Alice in Wonderland. In addition to vocal music, she says she played oboe and percussion when she was younger, and continues to play the piano. Liz says she chose UNI because she knew both the music and education programs were strong here, and a visit to the campus left her feeling positive about the sense of community she encountered during her tour.

Liz has been employed in the library for two-and-a-half years and works at the desk in the Fine & Performing Arts Collection. She says she was inspired to apply for a library position after going to the fourth floor as a freshman to work on a project and thinking it would be great to work in the FPAC area in order to grow her musical knowledge and skills. Liz’s duties in FPAC include helping out with all of the fine arts media, LPs, CDs, DVDs, and scores. She also helps with questions from any patrons studying on the fourth floor. Liz says she loves the variety of her job, never knowing what she’s going to be asked about next. She says she really likes helping others with music related queries because it relates to and reinforces her career plans, and that she enjoys working in the Rod Library because there are opportunities for student employees to get involved in all kinds of activities, such as RodCon and UNI Now.

After completing her student teaching requirement in the fall, Liz says she would like to be a high school choir director. She adds that she would prefer to find a position in Iowa because the state has strong music programs, wonderful show choirs, and a great All-State Music Festival. Unsurprisingly, in her free time Liz likes to attend music-related shows and events and also enjoys performing when she gets the chance.

Good luck on your future plans, Liz. Thanks for being such a great asset to the Rod Library, and congratulations for being chosen March 2020 Rod Library Student of the Month.

 

2019-2020

Hayley, October 2019 Rod Library Student of the Month
Haley
October
Lauren
November
Sarah
December
Devin, February 2020 Rod Library Student of the Month
Devin
February
Liz, March 2020 Rod Library Student of the Month
Liz
March

2018-2019

Lauren
September
Neana
October
Judy
November
Jenny
December
Liz
February
Keegan
March
Peter
April

2017-2018

Shannon
September
Jordyn
October
Anne
November
Casey
February
Mitch
March
Bailey
December
Megan
April
Michael
May
Nicole
June

2016-2017

Sarah
February
Ellie Image
Elizabeth (Ellie)
March
Hannah Image
Hannah
June
Ashley Image
Ashley
July
Morgan
April
Melissa
September
Nora
October
Ben
November
Rachael
December

2015-2016

Olivia Image
Olivia
July
Joshua
September
Elizabeth (Beth)
October
Ariel
November
Zach
December
Kelsie
January
Myle
February
Evan
March
Kyle
April
Randi
June
Megan
July

2014-2015

Kristin Image
Kristin
September
Ashley Image
Ashley
October
Collin Image
Collin
November
Kelli Image
Kelli
December
Monica Image
Monica
February
Megan Image
Megan
March
Taryn
Taryn
April
Mackenzi Image
Mackenzi
June

2013-2014

Susanna Image
Susanna
July
Michelle Image
Michelle
September
Nick Image
Nick
October
Joanna
Joanna
November
Paige Image
Paige
December
Chelsea Image
Chelsea
February
Ally Image
Ally
March
Nate Image
Nate
April
Anna Image
Anna
June

2012-2013

Marykaye Image
Marykaye
September
Ashley Image
Ashley
October
Jessica Image
Jessica
November
Faithe Image
Faithe
December
Zach Image
Zach
February
Troy Image
Troy
March
Emily Image
Emily
April
Emily Image
Emily
June

2011-2012

Justin Image
Justin
September
alexandra Image
Alexandra
October
Alida Image
Alida
November
Jared
Jared
December
Michelle Image
Michelle
December
Kayla Image
Kayla
February
Nikki Image
Nikki
March
Leah Image
Leah
April

2010-2011

Becca Image
Becca
September
Lynn Image
Lynn
October
Lacey Image
Lacey
November
Julie Image
Julie
December
Callie Image
Callie
January
Lacey Image
Lacey
February
Andrea Image
Andrea
March
Denisa Image
Denisa
April

2009-2010

Paige Image
Paige
September
Kim Image
Kim
October
Selena Image
Selena
November
Tyler Image
Tyler
December
Chris Image
Chris
January
Brittney Image
Brittney
February
Alex Image
Alex
March
Alyssa Image
Alyssa
April

2008-2009

Alex Image
Alex
September
Emilina Image
Emilina
October
Stacie Image
Stacie
November
Jenna Image
Jenna
December
Ashley Image
Ashley
January
Derek Image
Derek
February
Aubrey Image
Aubrey
March
Melissa Image
Melissa
April

2007-2008

 Liz Image
Liz
September
Megan Image
Megan
October
Ryan Image
Ryan
November
Courtney Image
Courtney
December
Kelly Image
Kelly
January
Whitney Image
Whitney
February
Ashley Image
Ashley
March
Stacy Image
Stacy
April

2006-2007

Mallory Image
Mallory
September
Sara Image
Sara
October
Noele Image
Noele
November
Laurie Image
Laurie
December
Matt Image
Matt
January
Mark Image
Mark
February
Katherine Image
Katherine
March
Rebecca Image
Rebecca
April
Jacilyn