Home / About the Libraries / Library Jobs / Student Positions / Seattle Campus - Student Positions / Access Services Specialist, Odegaard Library

Access Services Specialist, Odegaard Library

Filed under:
Posted 24 June, 2014. Closes 7 July, 2014. Bachelor's degree required.


Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUGL)

Job Title:

Access Services Specialist

Date Posted:

24 June, 2014

Closing Date:

7 July, 2014

Number Available:



$11.15 per hour


Fridays and Saturdays until 8:30 pm; starting times and other potential hours negotiable up to 19.5

Start Date: 16 September, 2014


Under the supervision of the Access Services Supervisor, the Access Services Specialist:

  • Provides information and circulation services at public service points in the 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 the Access Services staff in maintaining an academic atmosphere in the Library
  • Other duties as assigned

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
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
    • 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:

    • Enrolled in one of the graduate programs in the UW Information School
    • Experience in providing direct public service in a library setting, especially at a circulation service point
    • Available to work autumn quarter 2014 through spring quarter 2015
    Other Job Details

    Applicants must be available every Friday and Saturday night while classes are in session to close the library.

      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 and Safari, are not fully compatible with PDF forms).
      2. Submit the following items by uploading to the Library student employment online dropbox:
          • One page cover letter
          • Application form
          • Resume
          • Names and contact information for three references

        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