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Health Sciences Library Liaison Assistant

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Open 8 June, 2015. Closes 21 June, 2015. Bachelor's degree required.


Health Sciences Library (HSL)

Job Title:

Health Sciences Library Liaison Assistant

Date Posted:

8 June, 2015

Closing Date:

21 June, 2015

Number Available:



$11.60 per hour


10 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Start Date: Immediately


  • Performs varied administrative support tasks, such as editing, copying and putting together promotional materials
  • Supports and participates in Librarian lead instruction
  • Performs web page design and support, such as updating LibGuides
  • Provides routine reference and search support
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Ability to perform reference service and work effectively with a diverse group of library users
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and a commitment to service
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Successful completion of one or more courses in library reference service or courses relating to instruction, or comparable experience in teaching or training or providing library reference service

Desired Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a graduate student in the UW Information School preferred
  • Coursework in reference and library experience desirable

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 items by uploading 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, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
    Erik Dahl