Special Projects Assistant (UWT)

Closes 2 January 2018 (reopened). Posted 30 November, 2017.


UW Tacoma Library

Job Title:

Special Projects Assistant

Date Posted:

30 November, 2017

Closing Date:

2 January, 2018

Number Available:



$15.60 per hour.


10 hours per week.
Exact schedule to be determined.


  • Supporting ACRL presentations, articles, and committee work through research into contemporary issues in academic librarianship
  • Gathering materials in support of meeting
  • Possible social media work
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. degree
  • Demonstrated interest in academic libraries
  • Excellent time management, research proficiency, and initiative

About UW Tacoma:

UW Tacoma is located in the heart of Tacoma's downtown waterfront district, and the university's renovation of the 19th-century warehouses into 21st-century learning space has won national recognition. The UW Tacoma Library supports the school's curricula as well as the Tacoma/Pierce County communities. The campus is minutes from I-5 and can be reached easily by express buses from Seattle. For more information see the UWT Library website.

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 are not fully compatible with PDF forms.
  2. Complete the following documents and submit them to the Library student employment online dropbox.
  • Application form
  • Resume
  • 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 Employment Services Manager, UW Libraries:
Erik Dahl