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Government Publications - Student Assistant

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Posted 27 May, 2014. Closes 3 June, 2014.


Government Publications (Suzzallo/Allen Libraries)

Job Title:

Student Assistant

Date Posted:

27 May, 2014

Closing Date:

3 June, 2014

Number Available:



$9.42 per hour

Start Date: Immediately


10-15 hours per week

To be determined; Monday-Friday and one or two evening shifts until 7:30 pm


  • Check-in, and shelve and shift publications from many government jurisdictions and languages
  • Retrieve and check-out publications to patrons
  • Help patrons use the catalog to find government publications, maps, and newspapers/microforms while at the Help Desk
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Competent with use of Microsoft Windows and able to quickly learn specialized UW Libraries computer systems for processing duties
  • Ablility to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Strong customer service skills withthe ability to be friendly and approachable
  • Reliable both in doing work and sticking to a quarterly work schedule
  • Availability for some evening hours required

Application Process:

  1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader; some programs, including versions of Mac Safari/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

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