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OUGL Access and Building Services Specialist (BA/BS required)

Posted July 25, 2022. Closes August 7, 2022


Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUGL)

Job Title:

OUGL Access & Building Services Specialist

Date Posted:

July 25, 2022

Closing Date:

August 7, 2022

Number Available:


Start Date: August 22, 2022


$17.57 per hour


15-19.5 hours per week

Monday-Friday, 7:45 -10:00a.m.; Monday-Thursday, noon-4:00 p.m.; Friday, 3:00pm-6:15 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday 5-8 p.m.


Under the direct supervision of the Day Shift Supervisor of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library Access & Building Services:

  • Provides information and circulation services at public service points in Odegaard Undergraduate Library
  • Participates in standard Access Services processing and other fulfillment services
  • With delegated authority, oversees the library in the absence of classified staff
  • Leads Student Assistants in closing the library on Friday and Saturday evenings
  • Leads Student Assistants in opening the library on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Serves on the Social Media Committee and other library groups
  • Assists Access Services staff in maintaining an academic atmosphere in the Library
  • Will be expected and encouraged to propose and implement projects with staff and librarians that advance their professional development and the mission of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library

    Required Qualifications:


      • Bachelor's degree
      • Current enrollment in a graduate program at the University of Washington with at least one year until expected graduation
      • Experience and/or demonstrated interest in leadership and supervision
      • Strong public service orientation
      • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and some University holidays
      • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively in a team context
      • Evidence of excellent communication, listening, and interpersonal skills
      • Ability to juggle projects, set priorities, and work with minimal supervision
      • Experience and/or demonstrated interest in working with a diverse user population

      Desired Qualifications:

      • Experience in providing direct public service in a library setting, especially at a circulation service point
      Other Details:

      Under the direct supervision of the Day Shift Supervisor of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library Access & Building Services:

      • May work up to 19.5 hours/week during the academic year
      • Hours of work are subject to change and are split among Graduate Specialists:
        • Monday-Friday, 7:45am-10:00am;
        • Monday-Thursday, noon-4:00pm;
        • Friday, 3:00pm-6:15pm;
        • Saturday, 9:30am-6:15pm (two Graduate Specialists needed each hour); Sunday, 11:30am-3:30pm; and 6-8pm Wednesday 5-8pm other negotiated times

      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.

      Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

      Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.

      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