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Slavic Quick Cataloger, Suzzallo and Allen Libraries

Posted 5 September, 2017. Closed 3 October, 2017


Cataloging and Metadata Services, Slavic Section

Job Title:

Slavic Quick Cataloger

Date Posted:

05 September, 2017

Closing Date:

3 October, 2017

Number Available:



$15.60 per hour

Starting date: 2 October, 2017


10 hours per week, Monday - Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm


  • Working with materials in Russian, and other Slavic languages
  • Searching bibliographic databases
  • Sorting materials according to cataloging procedures criteria
  • Updating and inputting data for the Libraries' catalog

    Required Qualifications:

    • Good knowledge of Russian (or other language using the Cyrillic alphabet)
    • Attention to detail
    • Reliable work habits
    Additional Information Do you know Russian? Have you ever wondered if there was a job that would give you the opportunity to use your language skills? Look no further! The UW Libraries Cataloging and Metadata Services Division has an opening for a Slavic Quick-Cataloger. Position involves searching on complex bibliographic databases, sorting materials according to Cataloging procedure criteria, and updating and inputting records for the Libraries' catalog. You will work with unique materials from Russia and Eastern Europe, in all Slavic languages and also including Baltic, Central Asian, Hungarian, and Romanian languages. Opportunities for investigative problem solving and broadening your linguistic horizons!

    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 your documents to the Library student employment online dropbox:
      • Application form
      • 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