Drama Library Student Assistant

Posted 11 February, 2016. Closes 16 February, 2016.


Drama Library

Job Title:

Student Assistant

Date Posted:

11 February, 2016

Closing Date:

16 February, 2016

Number Available:



$13 per hour

Start Date: Mid February


  • 8 - 12 hours per week
  • One evening Monday - Thursday and/or Sunday afternoon


      • Check library materials in and out
      • Assist patrons with locating materials, using online catalog and other finding aids
      • Shelve books and keep shelves neat
      • Responsible for library in the absence of lead and librarian, typically lunch hour and evenings or Sundays

          Required Qualifications:

                • Must be able to work independently, without supervisor in library, after training
                • Good communication skills, in person, on the telephone, and written
                • Able to work at least through spring quarter 2017, not necessarily including summer and quarter breaks.
                      Desired Qualifications:
                        • Able to work from 4:00-7:00 PM at least one day a week, Monday-Thursday, once trained (spring quarter)
                        • Experience with theatre and working or volunteering in a library is a plus

                          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 materials by uploading your documents to the Library student employment online dropbox:
                                • Application form:
                                  • Please fill out the "Personal information" and "Current and future work availability" for winter quarter sections on the 1st page of the application.  A resume may substitute for the "Experience" and "Other skills" sections.  Please confine answers to the available box space without scrolling. We print the applications out to review them. If a longer answer is needed, attach a 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 Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
                            Erik Dahl