Collection Assessment Assistant

Posted 12 September, 2017. Closes 21 September, 2017


Collection Analysis and Strategy (Suzzallo/Allen Libraries)

Job Title:

Collection Assessment Assistant

Date Posted:

12 September, 2017

Closing Date:

21 September, 2017

Number Available:



$15.00 per hour


12-15 hours per week; Monday through Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm


  • Gather electronic resource usage statistics from various sources and update related spreadsheets, web pages, and documentation. Contact vendors as needed
  • Provide support for collection development, such as:
    • searching catalogs and databases
    • maintaining web pages
    • routing incoming purchase requests
    • preparing reports
  • Work on collection assessment projects as needed to support the work of  the department and subject librarians.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with MS Office, especially Word, Excel. and Access
  • Knowledge of content management systems to create and edit web pages
Desired Qualifications:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Enrollment in the UW Information School

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 items by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
  • Application form
  • Resume

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