Gifts Program Student Specialist

Posted 16 March 2017. Closes 26 March 2017.


Gifts Program (Suzzallo Library)

Job Title:

Student Specialist

Date Posted:

16 March 2017

Closing Date:

26 March 2017, 11:45 p.m.

Number Available:


Start Date:



$15.60 per hour


  • 10 - 19.5 hours/week.  Temporary -- ends on or before June 30, 2017.  Approximately 150 hours total.
  • Adjustable hourly schedule, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • No weekends or evenings.


  • Provide support for special projects.
  • Perform bibliographic and holdings searches in online systems.
  • Work with books, serials, media, ephemera, and other materials in a wide range of languages.
  • Proofread correspondence and other documents in English.
  • Filing and file management.
  • General office support.

    Required Qualifications:

      • Ability to lift boxes of materials weighing up to 45 pounds, push loaded booktrucks, and reset shelving.
      • Ability to accurately proofread correspondence and documents in English.
      • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
      • Must be self-motivated, detailed oriented, and have good communication skills.

        Desired Qualifications:

        • Microsoft Word and Excel skills.
        • Interest in library collection development.
        Other Job Details:
        • Work may aggravate dust and mold allergies.

        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 by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
          • Application form
          • Cover letter
          • 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, contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:

        Erik Dahl