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DMS Student Specialist (Suzzallo/Allen Libraries)

Posted 28 September, 2017. Open until filled.


Cataloging and Metadata Services, DMS

Job Title:

Student Specialist

Date Posted:

28 September, 2017

Closing Date:

Open until filled.

Number Available:



$15.60 per hour


12-15 hours per week

Monday - Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm; exact shifts to be determined upon hire


  • Search OCLC database for matching records to U.S. government documents
  • Upload records into local catalog and create holdings and item records
  • Create minimal-level original bibliographic records for U.S. government documents and add those records to OCLC
This is a cataloging position, and does not include opportunity for database design.
    Required Qualifications:
    • At least one year post-high school library experience
    • Strong English skills (written and verbal) required. Must be able to identify spelling and grammatical errors in written English language text. Must be able to accurately correct and edit typographical errors in spelling and punctuation.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Previous experience cataloging books or updating library catalog
    • Experience with OCLC database
    • Information School students with an interest in cataloging strongly preferred
    Other Job Details: Excellent opportunity to gain practical experience in Library and Information Science. Hours are flexible, and position is conveniently located on campus.

    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 to the Library student employment online dropbox:
      1. Application form
      2. Resume
      3. Cover letter

    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