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Central Circulation Services Student Technician

Posted 11 August 2016. Closes 29 August 2016.


Central Circulation (Suzzallo/Allen Libraries)

Job Title:

Student Technician

Date Posted:

11 August 2016

Closing Date:

29 August 2016, 11:45 p.m.

Number Available:



$13.00 per hour

Start Date: Mid to late September


13 to 19.5 hours per week

Weekday mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends


  • Follow inventory and quality control procedures to ensure accuracy in the Suzzallo/Allen stacks
  • Shelve books in and maintain the Suzzallo/Allen stacks
  • Search lists and pull requested books within the Suzzallo/Allen stacks
  • Check in requested books and process for patron pick up from the Circulation hold shelves. Route requested books to other Libraries for patron pick up
  • Pick up and organize books from the Suzzallo/Allen stacks that have been used and left unattended by library patrons
  • Pick up and organize books from the Book Returns that have been returned by library patrons
  • Deliver books and mail throughout the Suzzallo and Allen Libraries
  • Shift books within the Suzzallo/Allen stacks
  • Provide basic patron assistance, direction, general information, and library policies, services and procedures
  • Assist with Library opening and/or closing procedures
  • Staff public service desk and perform basic circulation functions
  • Use standard computer software applications to perform duties
  • Assist with special projects and other Circulation duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

    • Good communication skills and ability to work with a diverse clientele
    • Attention to detail and ability to follow directions and procedures accurately
    • Ability to perform varied and moderately complex duties involving a substantial degree of responsibility and judgement
    • Ability to push loaded book trucks, lift up to 40 pounds, and work on your feet for extended periods of time
    • Ability to work as a part of a team and independently

        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 by uploading to the Library student employment online dropbox:
            • Application form
            • Resume

          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