Drama Library Student Assistant

Posted 21 February 2017. Closes 27 February 2017.


Drama Library

Job Title:

Student Assistant

Date Posted:

21 February 2017

Closing Date:

27 February 2017

Number Available:



$15.00 per hour

Start Date: End of February/Early March


  • 8 - 12 hours per week, including 4:30-7 PM at least one Mon-Thurs evening each week


      • Handle returns, holds, shelve, answer telephone, shelfread, add information to finding aids the library maintains
      • Assist patrons with checkouts and information at the desk
      • Shelve books and shelfread.
      • May open and close the library and may work with no supervisor present once training is complete

          Required Qualifications:

                • Detail oriented
                • Good communication skills, in person, on the telephone, and written
                • One year commitment to work, not necessarily including summer or quarter breaks
                      Desired Qualifications:
                        • Library experience
                        • Customer service experience, especially working independently with no supervisor present
                        • Theatre experience is a plus
                          Other Job and Application Details:

                          Library hours during the academic year are Mon-Thurs 9 AM-7 PM, Fri 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 1-5 PM.  Ability to work at least one evening and/or Sunday is desirable.

                          All applicants must fill out the application's "Personal Information", "Work Availability" and "Signature" sections.  If you have a resume that duplicates the "Experience" and "Other Skills" sections you may leave it blank on the application.  We print the applications we consider, so if your answers don't fit in the space on the form without scrolling, answer on a separate cover letter. Cover letter and resume are optional, but will be read if submitted.

                          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). Limit your answers on the form to what will fit without scrolling; to provide additional information also submit a cover letter and/or resume.
                          2. Submit the following materials by uploading your documents to the Library student employment online dropbox:
                                • Application form
                                • Resume or cover letter (optional)

                              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