Libraries Advancement Student Specialist

Posted May 30, 2018. Closes June 21, 2018


Libraries Advancement, Suzzallo and Allen Libraries

Job Title:

Student Specialist

Date Posted:

May 30, 2018

Closing Date:

June 21, 2018

End Date: September 30, 2018, with a possibility of extension

Number Available:



$15.60  per hour


10-15 hours per week, Monday - Friday.


  • Manage weekly donor acknowledgment mailings
  • Assist with composing and editing donor acknowledgment letters and other donor correspondence
  • File confidential donor correspondence and gift records
  • Maintain and update Advancement printed materials
  • Provide office front desk coverage including answering phones
  • Back-up for Program Coordinator for processing financial gifts
  • Assist with events as available and needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Basic alpha and numeric filing
  • Experience performing detailed, routine work with accuracy
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow complex technical and procedural instructions, offering suggested improvements as necessary
  • Excellent writing ability

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in an office setting
  • Strong aptitude for learning and troubleshooting an array of software applications

Application Process:

  1. Prepare the following supplemental materials. A single PDF or Microsoft Word file is preferred.
    • Resumé
    • Cover letter
  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 and cover letter.

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 Employment Services Manager, UW Libraries:
Erik Dahl
Phone: 206-685-1820