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Student Technician - Central Circulation Services

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Posted 6 December, 2013. Closes 22 December, 2013


Central Circulation (Suzzallo/Allen Libraries)

Job Title:

Student Technician

Date Posted:

6 December, 2013

Closing Date:

22 December, 2013

Number Available :



$9.45 per hour


13 to 19.5 hours per week

Starting Date: Employment starts immediately


  • Follow inventory and quality control procedures to insure accuracy in the Suzzallo/Allen stacks.
  • Shelve books in and maintain the Suzzallo/Allen stacks.
  • Search lists and pull requested books within the Suzzallo/Allen stacks.
  • Check in requested books and process for patron pick up from the Circulation holdshelves. Route requested books to other Libraries for patron pick up.
  • Pick up and organize books from the Suzzallo/Allen stacks that have been used and left unattended by library patrons.
  • Pick up and organize books from the Book Returns that have been returned by library patrons.
  • Deliver books and mail throughout the Suzzallo and Allen Libraries.
  • Shift books within the Suzzallo/Allen stacks.
  • Process books for check in using Innovative software.
  • Provide basic patron assistance, direction, and general information.
  • Assist with Library opening and/or closing procedures.
  • Assist with special projects and other Circulation duties as assigned.
  • Perform routine and repetitive tasks under general supervision.

Required Qualifications:

    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to work on your feet for extended periods of time
    • Must be able to push loaded book trucks
    • Must be a self-motivated, detailed-oriented person with the ability to follow written and verbal directions with accuracy
    • Must be able to work independently as well as part of team
        Other Details:
        This is an entry-level student assistant position in the UW Libraries.
        Prior library experience is not required.
        Prior library experience is not required.

        Application Process:

        1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader (some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms).
        2. Submit the following by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
            • Application form

          For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:

          Erik Dahl