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Access Services Specialist, Odegaard Library

Posted August 2, 2018. Closes August 16, 2018.


Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUGL)

Job Title:

Access Services Specialist

Date Posted:

August 02, 2018

Closing Date:

August 16, 2018

Number Available:



$15.60 per hour


Weekly schedule up to 19.5 hours

To be split between both openings - Fridays and Saturdays until 8:30pm; Saturday and Sunday starting at 10 am; other shifts negotiable

Start Date: September 16, 2018


Under the direct supervision of the Day Shift Supervisor of Access Serivces, the  Access Services Specialist:

  • Provides information and circulation services at public service points in Odegaard Undergraduate Library
  • Participates in standard Access Services processing and other fulfillment services; with delegated authority
  • Oversees the library in the absence of classified staff; leads student technicians in closing the library on Friday and Saturday nights; assists with closing the library to the general public on some Sunday and Thursday nights; and assists Access Services staff in maintaining an academic atmosphere in the Library
In addition, the person working this position will be expected and encouraged to propose and implement projects with staff and librarians that advance their professional development and the mission of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library.

    Required Qualifications:


      • Bachelor's degree.
      • Experience and/or demonstrated interest in leadership and supervision.
      • Strong public service orientation.
      • Must be available to work evenings, weekends and some University holidays.
      • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively in a team context.
      • Evidence of excellent communication, listening, and interpersonal skills.
      • Ability to juggle projects, set priorities, and work with minimal supervision.
      • Experience and/or demonstrated interest in working with a diverse user population.

      Desired Qualifications:

      • Experience in providing direct public service in a library setting, especially at a circulation service point

      Application Process:

      1. Prepare the following supplemental materials. A single PDF or Microsoft Word file is preferred.
        • Resumé
        • Cover letter
      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