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Central Circulation Services - Student Technician

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Posted 30 July, 2014. Closes 15 August, 2014.


Central Circulation, Suzzallo/Allen Libraries

Job Title:

Student Technician

Date Posted:

30 July, 2014

Closing Date:

15 August, 2014

Number Available :


Start Date: 25 August, 2014


$9.45 per hour




  • Follow inventory and quality control procedures to ensure 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 hold shelves; 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
  • Provide basic patron assistance, direction, general information, and library policies, services and procedures
  • Assist with Library opening and/or closing procedures
  • Staff public service desk and perform basic circulation functions
  • Use standard computer software applications to perform duties
  • Assist with special projects and other Circulation duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse clientele
  • Strong attention to detail and and the ability to follow direction and procedures accurately
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be able to push loaded book trucks and to work on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move 40 pounds

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

    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 and Payroll Services Manager, UW Libraries:

    Erik Dahl