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Central Circulation Services Student Technician

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Posted 10 September, 2014. Closes 16 September, 2014.


Central Circulation (Suzzallo/Allen Libraries)

Job Title:

Student Technician

Date Posted:

10 September, 2014

Closing Date:

16 September, 2014

Number Available :



$9.45 per hour

Start Date: 21 September, 2014


13 to 19.5 hours per week; may include evenings and weekends


  • Follow inventory and quality control procedures to insure accuracy in the Suzzallo/Allen stacks
  • Shelve books in and maintain the Suzzallo/Allen stacks
  • Search lists and pull requested books within the Suzzallo/Allen stacks
  • Check in requested books and process for patron pick up from the Circulation hold shelves. Route requested books to other Libraries for patron pick up
  • Pick up and organize books from the Suzzallo/Allen stacks that have been used and left unattended by library patrons
  • Pick up and organize books from the Book Returns that have been returned by library patrons.
  • Deliver books and mail throughout the Suzzallo and Allen Libraries
  • Shift books within the Suzzallo/Allen stacks
  • Provide basic patron assistance, direction, and general information
  • Assist with Library opening and/or closing procedures
  • Staff public service desk and perform basic circulation functions
  • Use standard computer software applications to perform duties
  • Assist with special projects and other Circulation duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

    • Good communication skills and ability to work with a diverse clientele
    • Attention to detail and ability to follow direction and procedures accurately
    • Ability to push loaded book trucks and work on your feet for extended periods of time
        Other Details:
        This is an entry-level student assistant position in the UW Libraries.
        Prior library experience is not required.
        Must be available to work a minimum of 13 hours per week.

        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 by uploading to the Library student employment online dropbox:
            • Application form

          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