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Reserves Student Specialist (UW Bothell/Cascadia)

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Posted 17 August, 2015. Closes 31 August, 2015.


UW Bothell / Cascadia Community College Campus Library

Job Title:

Reserves Student Specialist

Date Posted:

17 August, 2015

Closing Date:

31 August, 2015

Number Available:



$11.00 per hour

Start Date: 16 September, 2015


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


Under the direction of Reserves staff and supervision of the Reserves Coordinator, processes electronic and physical course materials.

  • Assists faculty at the Reserves Public Service Desk in person and by phone
  • Answers basic questions regarding Reserve services, policies, and procedure
  • Retrieves books and media for processing; conducts searches for missing materials
  • Digitizes course reading materials to PDF format
  • Creates Course Reserve records; adds, labels, and removes course materials
  • Maintains accurate shelving of physical Reserve materials
  • Monitors and maintains inventory of Reserve supplies
  • Oversees Reserves unit in the absence of Reserves staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

    • Excellent customer service and communication skills
    • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions and procedures accurately
    • Dependable and punctual
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Available to work assigned hours during interim
    • Familiar with Microsoft Office applications
    • Keyboard minimum of 50 WPM
    • Ability to push, pull, and lift loaded book trucks and work in a sitting position for extended periods of time
    • Currently enrolled in at least six credits at UWB or Cascadia College

      Desired Qualifications:

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

      Other Details:

      • Requires continuous keyboarding, scanning, and other repetitive hand/wrist motions
      • Work Study students eligible and encouraged to apply.
      • Please contact reserves@uw.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