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Health Sciences Library Student Assistant

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Posted 8 September, 2014. Open until filled.


Health Sciences Library, Print & Electronic Resources

Job Title:

Student Assistant

Date Posted:

8 September, 2014

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Number Available:



$9.32 per hour

Start Date:

29 September, 2014


10 hours per week, Monday - Thursday, 7 am - 4 pm


      • Processing library materials at the Health Sciences Library
      • Data entry: minor changes to linking records, under supervision
      • Help with collection projects and usage reports
      • Searching for and shelving library materials

          Required Qualifications:

              • Experience and confidence using Microsoft Office and Windows 7
              • Excellent understanding of the English language; specifically alphabetic and numeric filing
              • Ability to lift 40 lbs and stand on your feet during your shift
              • Ability to climb up and down stairs

                  Desired Qualifications:

                    • Knowledge of Excel desired
                    • Experience with Millennium DataBase preferred. Will train.
                    • Knowledge of Library shelf reading principles desired. Will train.
                    • Preference: Experienced Student Assistant. If experienced in the UW libraries, possible promotion to Student Technician level in future.
                      Other Job Details:
                      • Employee will be required to gather materials, load and push book trucks, as well as descend/climb a staircase in order to interfile the materials with items currently residing in our basement storage area.

                      Application Process:

                      1. Complete a Libraries student job application form. To ensure full 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 all items listed below 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