Hourly Associate, South Asian Studies

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Posted 23 January 2013. Closes 31 January 2013, 11:45 pm.


South Asian Studies

Job Title:

Hourly Associate

Date Posted:

23 January, 2013

Closing Date:

31 January, 2013

Number Available:



$12.00 hr


15 or more per week, as required:  negotiable and flexible.

Limited duration:  one month


  • Assistance in creating an exhibit at UW libraries with an installation date of 25 February, 2013
  • Design posters, create timeline and display other textual materials
  • Assistance with exhibit installation
  • Will work closely with the south Asian Studies Librarian for content and theme of the exhibit.  Student will create posters and other exhibit materials using Microsoft Publisher or Powerpoint, Illustrator

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to design posters, timeline and other exhibit materials
  • Basic familiarity with Microsoft Publisher and Powerpoint

Desired Qualifications:

  • Some experience in design work or experience in creating exhibits.
  • Experience with Microsoft Publisher, Powerpoint or Illustrator.

Other Details:

This exhibit is in conjunction with a book launch for "Roots and Reflections:  South Asians in the Pacific Northwest", published by University of Washington Press.  This book is based on the South Asian Oral History Project of the University of Washington Libraries.  This exhibit will get some media coverage during the launch event.

Application Process:

  1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader*.
  2. Submit the following in the Library student employment online dropbox:
    • Application form
    • Resume

Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

*Some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms.

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