Libraries Advancement Student Specialist

Posted 6 December, 2017. Closes 27 December, 2017


Libraries Advancement, Suzzallo / Allen Libraries

Job Title:

Student Specialist

Date Posted:

6 December, 2017

Closing Date:

27 December, 2017

Start Date: 15 January, 2018
End Date: 8 June, 2018 with a possibility of extension

Number Available:



$15.60 - $16.05 per hour


10-15 hours per week, Monday - Friday.


  • Manage weekly donor acknowledgment mailings
  • Assist with composing and editing donor acknowledgment letters and other donor correspondence
  • File confidential donor correspondence and gift records
  • Maintain and update Advancement printed materials
  • Provide office front desk coverage including answering phones
  • Back-up for Program Coordinator for processing financial gifts
  • Assist with events as available and needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Basic alpha and numeric filing
  • Experience performing detailed, routine work with accuracy
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow complex technical and procedural instructions, offering suggested improvements as necessary
  • Excellent writing ability

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in an office setting
  • Strong aptitude for learning and troubleshooting an array of software applications

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
      • Resume
      • Cover letter

    Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

    For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Employment Services Manager, UW Libraries:
    Erik Dahl
    Phone: 206-685-1820