Access Services Assistant (UW Tacoma)

Posted September 9, 2019. Closes September 16, 2019.


Access Services, UW Tacoma Library

Job Title:

Student Assistant

Date Posted:

September 9, 2019

Closing Date:

September 16, 2019

Start Date: Immediately

Number Available:





10-19 hours per week

Schedule to be determined; Monday-Friday as early as 7am, Monday-Thursday as late as midnight; weekends Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday times between 9am-9pm


  • Shelve, move and locate library materials for patron use
  • Prepare outgoing mail and library materials for Interlibrary Loan
  • Receive, unpack, and sort incoming mail
  • Check books in and out for library users at the Circulation/Reserves Desk
  • Assist library users by answering directional and informational questions
  • Use the library catalog to perform basic searches
  • Assist staff in opening and closing the library
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Punctual and able to work until midnight
  • Able to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work during finals week.
  • Able to commit to agreed upon work schedule
  • A self-starter and willing to perform routine tasks

Desired Qualifications:

  • Able to work the 7 a.m. morning shift and/or the 12 midnight shift multiple days of the week.
  • Previous library experience
  • Strong public service skills
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds

Application Process:

  1. Prepare the following supplemental materials. A single PDF or Microsoft Word file is preferred.
    • Resumé
  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.

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