Odegaard Library - Student Specialist

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Posted 20 August, 2013. Closes 30 August, 2013.


Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUGL)

Job Title:

Student Specialist

Date Posted:

20 August, 2013

Closing Date:

30 August, 2013

Number Available:



$9.19 - $9.85 per hour, depending on experience


10+ hours per week
Saturday 7:30am-12pm; other hours to be determined


Under the general supervision of the Periodicals and Monographic Collections Supervisor the student specialist will be:
  • Assisting in processing new material, including newspapers, periodicals and books
  • Assisting with stacks maintenance projects
  • Responsible for opening the Library on Saturdays
  • Responsible for leading other student employees and assigning work tasks on Saturday mornings


Required Qualifications:


    • Able to work opening shifts: 7:30 - 12:00 pm Saturdays
    • Detail oriented and accurate in performing daily routine tasks
    • Able to be punctual and work regularly scheduled shifts for entire term, including during finals week
    • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Able to lift up to 40 pounds and push heavy book trucks
    • Conversational fluency in English

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Previous library experience
    • Leadership experience
    • Strong public service skills
    • Able to work at least two consecutive quarters

    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 items 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