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Overnight/Evening Access Services Student Assistant - Odegaard Library

Posted 18 August 2016. Closes 1 September 2016


Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUGL)

Job Title:

Overnight/Evening Access Services Student Assistant

Date Posted:

18 August 2016

Closing Date:

1 September 2016, 11:45 p.m.

Number Available:



$13.00 per hour


OUGL work day and hours:  Sun, 11:30am to 3:00am; Mon-Thurs, 5:00am to 3:00am; Fri, 5:00am to 8:00pm; Sat, 8:00am to 8:00pm

10-19.5 hours per week

Academic year commitment to work two to three overnight shifts from 10:00P to 3:00A, Sun to Fri; other shifts may include working Mon to Sun evenings


Start Date: 19 September 2016


    • Staffs the Entry and Information desks
    • Assists with ID checks and security walkthroughs
    • Performs basic circulation processing tasks
    • Shelves and shifts materials
    • Inventories the collection; searches for missing volumes; and retrieves library materials
    • Does routine filing in alphabetical or numerical files
    • Assists in routine marking and processing of library materials
    • Keeps routine statistical records
    • Receives, unpacks, sorts and delivers mail, gifts and other material
    • May assist in opening and closing procedures of library
    • Other duties as required


      Required Qualifications:


          • Able to work two to three overnight shifts from 10:00PM to 3:00AM
          • Excellent attendance
          • Customer service experience
          • Detail oriented
          • Able to work independently with minimum supervision
          • Able to communicate and explain complex procedures clearly, both in person and over the phone

            Desired Qualifications:

              • Previous experience working overnight shifts
              • Previous library work experience

                Other Details:

                • Able to begin working Monday, 19 September 2016
                • Required to work during finals week and on holidays Odegaard is open
                • Odegaard Library student employees work a minimum of 10 hours per week but not more than 19.5 hours per week for all campus jobs
                • Contact Christine Jew (cjcj@uw.edu) with any questions

                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
                    • 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