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Reserves Student Specialist (UW Bothell/Cascadia)

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Posted 25 August, 2014. Closes 9 September, 2014.


UW Bothell / Cascadia Community College Campus Library

Job Title:

Reserves Student Specialist

Date Posted:

25 August, 2014

Closing Date:

9 September, 2014

Number Available:



$9.70 per hour

Start Date: 16 September, 2014


Up to 19.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday, between 8 am and 5 pm


  • Provides in-person and telephone assistance as the first point of contact at the Reserves Public Service Desk; answers basic questions regarding Reserve policies and procedures; oversees Reserves unit in the absence of Reserves staff
  • Processes materials for electronic reserves (ERes): monitors reprintsfor quality and accuracy, digitizes or converts materials to PDF format, creates ERes course pages, posts materials to ERes system
  • Processes materials for physical Reserve: retrieves or requests materials from UW Libraries, updates spreadsheets, prepares materials for shelving, creates Course Reserve records, adds/removes materials to/from Reserve
  • Maintains accurate shelving of physical Reserves on a weekly basis
  • Keeps Reserves staff informed about all problems related to physical and electronic Reserves
  • Maintains inventory of Reserve supplies
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

    • Strong commitment to provide excellent customer service
    • Accurate and detail-oriented
    • Keyboard minimum of 50 WPM
    • Push, pull, and lift 40 lbs
    • Meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high-volume setting
    • Must be a current UW Bothell or Cascadia student enrolled for at least six academic credits

      Desired Qualifications:

      • One year customer service experience
      • Proficient with searching the UW Libraries Search catalog and research databases
      • Knowledge of scanners and scanning software
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

      Other Details:

      • Requires continuous keyboarding, scanning, and other repetitive hand/wrist motion
      • Work Study students eligible and encouraged to apply.
      • Please contact reserves@uwb.edu for more information.

      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 by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
        • Application form
        • Cover letter
        • Resume

        *Cascadia Students: If you don't have a UW NetID, first get a UW NetID.

        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