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East Asia Library Circulation Student Assistant

Posted 19 December 2016. Closed 30 December, 2016


East Asia Library

Job Title:

Circulation Student Assistant

Date Posted:

19 December 2016

Closing Date:

30 December 2016

Number Available:



$13.00 per hour ($15.00 per hour after 1 January 2017)


10-16 hours per week

Saturdays 1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday 4:00-7:00pm, other hours to be determined.


  • Routine circulation and public service tasks:
    • Staff front desk
    • Assist patrons
    • Retrieve and sort materials
    • Book stacks maintenance
    • Shift and shelve materials
  • Additional 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.
    Desired Qualifications:
    • Language fluency in Chinese, Japanese or Korean.
    • Library work experience.

    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 materials 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