Access Services Assistant (UW Tacoma)

Posted November 29, 2018. Closes December 9, 2018.


Access Services, UW Tacoma Library

Job Title:

Student Assistant

Date Posted:

November 29, 2018

Closing Date:

December 9, 2018

Start Date: Immediately

Number Available:



$12.00 per hour (increasing January 1)


10-19 hours per week; weekly hours to be determined between 7:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m., (Fridays and Saturdays until 5:00 p.m.)


  • Shelve, move and locate library materials for patron use
  • Prepare outgoing mail and library materials for Interlibrary Loan
  • Receive, unpack, and sort incoming mail
  • Check books in and out for library users at the Circulation/Reserves Desk
  • Assist library users by answering directional and informational questions
  • Use the library catalog to perform basic searches
  • Assist staff in opening and closing the library
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Punctual and able to commit to agreed upon work schedule
  • Able to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail and able to perform routine tasks quickly and accurately.
  • Able to work during finals week.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Able to work closing shifts (until 12:00am Monday-Thursday; until 9:00pm Sunday)
  • Able to work opening shifts (7:00am-10:00am weekdays)
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Previous library experience
  • Strong public service skills

Application Process:

  1. Prepare the following supplemental materials. A single PDF or Microsoft Word file is preferred.
    • Resumé
  2. Activate UW G Suite for your NetID if you have not already done so.
  3. Log in to the Google forms site with your UW NetID account to fill out an application form and upload your resumé.

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