Information Services Student Assistant

Posted 1 June, 2016. Posting closed 24 June, 2016



Information Services (Suzzallo/Allen Libraries)

Job Title:

Information Desks Student Assistant

Date Posted:

1 June, 2016

Closing Date:

24 June, 2016

Number Available:



$13.00 per hour

Start Date: 29 August preferred. This position is to begin working Fall quarter. Preference given to applicants who can begin on-the-job training near the end of August or beginning of September.


  • 12 to 19.5
  • Work 3 hour shifts between 7:30am and 10:30pm, Sunday-Thursday; until 6:30pm, Friday; 1:00-5:00 pm Saturday; Sunday, 1:00-10:30pm, and some University minor holidays


  • Provide assistance to library users at the Allen and Suzzallo Information Desks, including quick information and directional assistance, as well as some help with the Libraries Web site
  • Check out library materials and other circulation duties
  • Also assists the Interlibrary Loan Department in online searching for article requests
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be reliable, responsible, and able to work without direct supervision
  • Must have strong verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in, and a strong desire to provide, public service

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 them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
    • Application form
    • Cover letter
    • 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