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Suzzallo/Allen Circulation, Student Technician

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Posted March 14, 2013. Closed 4 April, 2013


Suzzallo/Allen Circulation

Job Title:

Student Technician

Date Posted:

14 March, 2013

Closing Date:

4 April 2013

Number Available :


Start Date: Immediately.


$9.19 per hour.


13-19.5 hours per week.

Schedule to be determined, Circulation hours mirror building hours.


  • Follow inventory and quality control procedures to insure accuracy in the Suzzallo/Allen stacks.
  • Shelve books in and maintain the Suzzallo/Allen stacks.
  • Search lists and pull requested books within the Suzzallo/Allen stacks.
  • Check in requested books and process for patron pick up from the Circulation holdshelves. Route requested books to other Libraries for patron pick up.
  • Pick up and organize books from the Suzzallo/Allen stacks that have been used and left unattended by library patrons.
  • Pick up and organize books from the Book Returns that have been returned by library patrons.
  • Deliver books and mail throughout the Suzzallo and Allen Libraries.
  • Shift books within the Suzzallo/Allen stacks.
  • Process books for check in using Innovative software.
  • Provide basic patron assistance, direction, and general information.
  • Assist with Library opening and/or closing procedures.
  • Assist with special projects and other Circulation duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to push loaded book trucks and work on your feet for extended periods of time.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and detailed-oriented, with the ability to follow written and verbal directions with accuracy.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of team.
    Additional Details:

    This is an entry-level student assistant position in the UW Libraries. Prior library experience is not required. Position performs routine and repetitive tasks under general supervision.

    Work is expected to begin on or around March 19th or 26th. Please use your spring quarter availability for the application work availability, and specify any significant conflicts for March 19-23 in a comment on the application dropbox.

    Application Process:

    1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader*.
    2. Submit the following materials by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox.
      • Application form

    *Some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms.

    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 and Payroll Services Manager, UW Libraries:

    Erik Dahl