Audio/Video Student Specialist

Posted 06 October 2016. Closes 12 October 2016.


Media Center, Suzzallo/Allen Libraries

Job Title:

Audio/Video Student Specialist

Date Posted:

06 October 2016

Closing Date:

12 October 2016, 11:45pm

Number Available:




Start date: 17 October 2016


10-15 hours per week; some weekend and evening hours possible.


  • Provide UW users with service in an audio/video viewing and makerspace
  • Assist UW users in digitizing analog audio/video media
  • Consultation on audio/video media software, hardware and equipment questions
  • Answer questions about the Libraries media collections, services, and resources
  • Troubleshoot and maintain organization in audio/video makerspace
  • Circulate equipment and course reserve materials to students
  • Public desk service as assigned and as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience using Mac OS and audio/video software, hardware, and equipment
  • Interest in audio and video, including film, music, and video games
  • Ability to patiently explain complex technical procedures orally and in writing to users with varying technical abilities

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using FinalCut Pro X, Ableton, ProTools, or related software
  • Technical training experience
  • Public service experience
  • Programming and/or Database/information systems background

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 materials by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
    1. Application form
    2. Cover letter
    3. Resume

    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