East Asia Library, Binding Assistant

Posted June 12, 2018. Closes June 26, 2018.


East Asia Library

Job Title:

Binding Assistant

Date Posted:

June 12, 2018

Closing Date:

June 26, 2018

Number Available:



$15.45 per hour


8-19.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday


  • Assist with the preparation of materials for commercial binding by providing information from the library catalog.
  • Provide basic assistance to library staff regarding procedures.
  • Edit the description of the materials using the library catalog and specialized software.
  • Pack/unpack books and journals for shipment to/from commercial bindery.
  • Assist with quality control of newly bound materials.
  • Load/unload and move full book carts.
  • Perform stacks cleaning as needed.
  • Assist with special projects and other department duties as assigned.

      Required Qualifications:

      • Must be able to lift and move up to 40 pounds.
      • Strong public service skills.
      • Able to explain complex library procedures and policies in person and over the phone.
      • Able to handle detailed-oriented work.

      Desired Qualifications:

      • Prior library work experience.

      Application Process:

      1. Prepare the following supplemental materials. A single PDF or Microsoft Word file is preferred.
        • Resumé
      2. Activate UW G Suite for your NetID if you have not already done so.
      3. Log in to the Google forms site with your UW NetID account to fill out an application form and upload your resumé.
      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