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Sand Point Courier (Suzzallo/Allen Library)

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Posted 17 August, 2015. Closed 1 October, 2015.


Central Circulation Services

Job Title:

Sand Point Courier

Date Posted:

17 August, 2015

Closing Date:

1 October, 2015

Number Available:



$11.00 per hour

Start Date: 16 September


13-19.5 hours per week

Shifts are scheduled between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm weekdays, 10:00-1:00 Saturdays, and 1:00-4:00 pm on Sundays


  • Shelve materials at Suzzallo and Allen Libraries and the Sand Point facility.
  • Search lists, pull requested materials, and process for patron pick up from Suzzallo Circulation hold shelf.
  • Route requested books to other Libraries for patron pick up.
  • Transport material between Suzzallo and the Sand Point offsite shelving facility daily.
  • Search for requested articles and make high-quality scans of materials for Interlibrary Loan.
  • Retrieve archived material for delivery to Special Collections offices.
  • Follow inventory and quality control procedures to insure accuracy in the stacks.
  • Primary work is done in warehouse storage environment.
  • Assist with special projects and other Circulation duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Washington driver's license
  • Must be comfortable driving a 5-passenger van
  • Able to handle full book trucks, lift and carry up to 40 pounds and the ability to work on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Must be self-motivated, 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
Desired Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience showing self-motivation, reliability, detail orientation, and good communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and follow departmental procedures.
Other Job Details: Primary work is done in warehouse storage environment. Position performs routine and repetitive tasks under general supervision.

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 matierals by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
    • Application form

      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