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Sand Point Courier (Suzzallo/Allen Library)

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Posted 18 March, 2015. Closes April 1, 2015.


Central Circulation Services

Job Title:

Sand Point Courier

Date Posted:

18 March, 2015

Closing Date:

1 April, 2015

Number Available:



$10.35 per hour

Start Date: Spring quarter


13-19.5 hours per week

Shifts are scheduled between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm weekdays and 1:00-4:00 pm on weekends


  • Serve as courier between Suzzallo Library and our Sand Point off-site shelving facility
  • Shelve materials to designated location
  • Search lists, pull requested materials, and process for patron pick up from the Circulation hold shelves
  • Route requested books to other Libraries for patron pick up
  • Create high-quality scans of materials for Interlibrary Loan
  • Retrieve archived material for Special Collections offices
  • Follow inventory and quality control procedures to ensure accuracy in the stacks
  • Assist with special projects and other Circulation duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Washington driver's license
  • Must be comfortable driving a 5-passenger van
  • Able to handle full book trucks, lift and carry up to 40 pounds, and work on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Must be self-motivated, detailed-oriented with good communication skills and the ability to follow written and verbal directions with accuracy
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of team
Other Job Details: Primary work is done in warehouse storage environment. Position performs routine and repetitive tasks under general supervision.

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 matierals 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 Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:

      Erik Dahl