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Acquisitions & Rapid Cataloging Services Student Specialist - Government Publications Processing

Posted September 12, 2018. Closes September 17, 2018.


Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging Services (Suzzallo / Allen Libraries)

Job Title:

Student Specialist

Date Posted:

September 12, 2018

Closing Date:

September 17, 2018

Start Date: Immediately

Number Available:



$15.60 per hour


10 hours per week.
Hours Monday-Friday between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.


Assist in the daily operations of the Government Publications section of the Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging Services (ARCS) division, Suzzallo Library.
  • Sorting, unpacking, and processing of incoming government publications; other acquisitions and general office duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Ability to type/key quickly and accurately.
    • Able to follow directions with minimal supervision.
    • Able to lift 45-pound boxes.
    Desired Qualifications:
    • Prior library work experience.
    • Experience with library databases such as Ex Libris Alma and OCLC.
    • Available to work at least two or more quarters, including summers.
    Other Job Details:
    • Excellent opportunity to gain experience in the academic library technical services/acquisitions field.
    • Information School students are encouraged to apply.
    • Position is conveniently located on campus and the hours are flexible.

    Application Process:

    1. Prepare the following supplemental materials. A single PDF or Microsoft Word file is preferred.
      • Resumé
      • Cover letter
    2. Activate UW G Suite for your NetID if you have not already done so.
    3. Log in to the Google forms site with your UW NetID account to fill out an application form and upload your resumé and 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 Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
    Erik Dahl
    Phone: 206-685-1820
    Email: eadahl@uw.edu