Engineering Library - Student Technician

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Posted 24 February, 2015. Closed 2 March, 2015.


Engineering Library

Job Title:

Student Technician

Date Posted:

24 February, 2015

Closing Date:

2 March, 2015

Number Available:



$10.35 per hour


11.5 hours per week, based on student schedule and staffing needs

Start Date: Week of 8 March


arching for books and processing books for patron requests
processes incoming and outgoing Library materials
  • Provide quality public services at our circulation desk.
  • Check books in and out and provide quick information and patron assistance as needed.
  • Shelve books with accuracy and maintain the Engineering Library stacks.
  • Search lists and pull requested books within the Engineering Library stacks.
  • Check in requested books and process for patron pick up from the Engineering hold shelves. Route requested books to other libraries for patron pick up.
  • Pick up and verify books from the Engineering Library stacks that have been used and left unattended by library patrons.
  • Pick up and check in books from the book returns that have been returned by library patrons.
  • Verify the status of checked in books before sorting and shelving.
  • Shift books within the Engineering Library stacks.
  • Assist with Library opening and/or closing procedures.
  • Assist with special projects and other circulation duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent organizational abilities
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to memorize and follow work routines according to written procedures
    • Self motivated, team worker
    Desired Qualifications:
    • Flexible schedule
    Other Details:
    • Must be available to work Spring, Summer, and Fall quarters; a longer commitment is welcome

    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 it 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