Media Center Reference Specialist

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Open until 11:45pm, 13 November, 2013. Posted


Media Center, Suzzallo/Allen Libraries

Job Title:

Reference Specialist

Date Posted:


Closing Date:

11:45pm 13 November, 2013

Number Available:



$11.15 hourly


15 hours per week.
Schedule to be determined.


Process audio and video streaming requests [entails?].

Research audio/video licences [e.g. cost, usage? Packages, individual works, excerpts?]

Provide assistance to faculty and staff [type of information request? In person/phone/email/chat ?]

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Excellent communication [type? e.g. "able to explain complex licensing terms in person and over the phone"] and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in execution of projects.
  • Ability to work independently and perform effectively under pressure of deadlines.
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in working with diverse co-workers and users.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using a variety of video and audio production and streaming software.
  • Experience using library catalogs and other online tools to locate publisher information.

Other Details:

For more information about the Media Center, see

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 materials by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
    1. Cover letter
    2. Application form
    3. Resume
    4. Names and contact information for three references.

    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