Financial Services - Student Specialist

Posted 27 December 2017. Closes 5 January 2018.


Financial Services

Job Title:

Student Specialist

Date Posted:

27 December 2017

Closing Date:

5 January 2018

Start Date: Immediately

Number Available:



$15.60 per hour


4 hours per week, Monday/Wednesday  or Tuesday/Thursday twice a week for 2 hours each day


  • On-line file maintenance for department financial records including travel records and room rental data
  • Provide support by scanning documents and filing records electronically using Adobe
  • Reconcile credit cards, matching invoice number, date, vendor name, dollar amount and taxes
  • Work with Excel spreadsheets and MyFinancial.desktop, the UW budget database system
  • Filing documentation including purging paper documentation and moving to archival storage
  • Work on special projects as required
  • Pick up mail


    Required Qualifications:


    • Experience with Windows XP and Excel software
    • Willing to learn new software applications
    • Experience in data entry and using 10 key by touch
    • Detail-oriented and accurate
    • Able to communicate precisely, both verbally and in writing and work with instructions by email
    • Available to work for a minimum of 1 year
    • Excellent attendance

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with or knowledge of accounting or financial reconciliation

    Other Details:

    This position is conveniently located in the Suzzallo Library.

    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:
      1. Application form
      2. Cover letter
      3. 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