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Sand Point Courier (Suzzallo/Allen Library)

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Posted 3 March, 2014. Closed 7 April, 2014.


Central Circulation Services

Job Title:

Sand Point Courier

Date Posted:

3 March, 2014

Closing Date:

7 April, 2014

Number Available :



$9.45 per hour.


13-19.5 hours per week; shifts are scheduled between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm weekdays, and 1:00-4:00 pm weekends


  • Serve as courier between Suzzallo Library and our Sand Point off-site shelving facility
  • Shelve materials to designated shelves
  • 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
  • Scan requested materials for Interlibrary Loan
  • Follow inventory and quality control procedures to ensure accuracy in the stacks
  • Primary work is done in warehouse storage environment
  • 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 full-size van
  • Able to handle full book trucks and lift and carry up to 40 pounds

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience showing self-motivation, reliability, detail-orientation, and good communication skills
Other Job Details: This position performs routine and repetitive tasks under general supervision. This position requires good communication skills and the ability to work on your feet for extended periods of time. Must be able to push loaded book trucks. This position requires a self-motivated, detailed-oriented person with the ability to follow written and verbal directions with accuracy. Must be able to work independently as well as part of team.

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:
    1. 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