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Engineering Library & Physics-Astronomy Reading Room - Student Specialist

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Posted 19 August, 2013. Closed 26 August, 2013.

Department:

Engineering Library and Physics-Astronomy Reading Room

Job Title:

Library Specialist

Date Posted:

19 August, 2013

Closing Date:

26 August, 2013

Number Available:

1

Rate:

$9.35 per hour.

Hours:

Around 10 hours/week during Interim; around 13 hours/week during Fall Quarter

Days and times vary; some evening or weekend shifts may be required.

Start Date: 9 September, 2013

Duties:

  • Covering opening and closing duties of Engineering and Physics-Astronomy Reading Room.
  • Providing circulation services and general information at a circulation desk
  • Monitoring departmental email and answering circulation related questions
  • Manage binding tasks, processing of new books, and handling requests and processing of course reserves
  • Keep track of and report Library statistics, anticipate and order Library supplies, maintain unit passwords and procedures
  • Maintain damaged book shelves and other other basic collection issues
  • Assist patrons in the use of computers, scanners and printers
  • Monitoring patron usage of Library resources and ensuring that Library policies and procedures are being followed
  • Shelving books with accuracy
  • Searching for books and processing books for patron requests
  • Processes incoming and outgoing Library materials
Required Qualifications:
Must be willing to work through Winter Quarter 2013; a longer commitment is welcome.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with a variety of Library users and co-workers handling a variety of Library situations.
Self-motivated, dependable, responsible, and able to work independently.
  • Must be willing to work through Winter Quarter 2013; a longer commitment is welcome.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with a variety of Library users and co-workers handling a variety of Library situations.
  • Self-motivated, dependable, responsible, and able to work independently.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous Library experience is preferred but not required.
  • Excellent time management skills and organizational ability.
  • Ability to follow procedures and training with accuracy.
  • Interest or experience in the fields of Engineering, Physics or Astronomy.

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 froms.
  2. Submit the following materials to the Library student employment online dropbox:
    1. Application form
    2. Resume

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
206-685-1820
eadahl@uw.edu