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Slavic Acquisitions Student Specialist - International Studies

Posted 23 May 2017; Filled 12 October 2017


International Studies - Slavic Section (Suzzallo/Allen Libraries)

Job Title:

Student Acquisitions Specialist

Date Posted:

23 May 2017

Closing Date:

12 October 2017

Number Available:



$15.60 per hour


10-19.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Schedule negotiable.


    Processing library materials in a wide range of area languages, including:

    • searching databases
    • downloading records
    • barcoding and shelving

      Required Qualifications:

      • Good reading knowledge of a Slavic Cyrillic-alphabet language
      • Keyboarding proficiency
      • Exceptionally close attention to detail and the ability to sustain a negligible error rate
      • UW student status through academic year 2017/2018

      Desired Qualifications:

      • Good reading knowledge of Russian
      • Previous successful work experience in a production-oriented work environment

      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 them 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