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Student Positions

Applications are taken only for open positions. Open positions for the Seattle and Tacoma campuses are listed on this page (see the Bothell Library employment page for Bothell campus jobs).  To apply, read the job details carefully and follow the application instructions. Most positions require a UW Google (G Suite) account to apply; see "More info" for details.

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Open Student Positions

Branch Operations Services Student Assistant
Posted October 17, 2019. Closes October 29, 2019.

Graduate GSA Student Positions

When available, jobs are posted at the central UW employment website, with brief descriptions and links listed here. These positions are Academic Student Employee positions covered by UW/UAW contract.

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Joseph and Jill McKinstry Libraries Endowed Fellowship
UW Libraries offers a unique fellowship to MLIS students at the iSchool that combines a scholarship with a paid work experience in the University Libraries system. The successful fellow receives a scholarship and an assignment in a University Libraries unit(s) based on the recipient's interests.
Guy and Charlotte Springsteel Graduate Fellowship
This fellowship is for select iSchool masters program students. Established by Frederick Springsteel, it honors his parents, Guy and Charlotte, who met at Western Washington University.


Internships allow selected candidates to further their education in a hands on setting. When offered, internships may be open nationally, or restricted to select educational programs. UW iSchool students should also see the iSchool Directed Field Work page: http://ischool.uw.edu/current/mlis/fieldwork-internships

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Open Librarian Positions

Accepting Applications

Assistant Director of Clinical Research and Data Services
Under the general guidance of the Associate Dean of the UW Libraries and Director of the Health Sciences Library, the Assistant Director of CRDS is responsible for providing leadership for TRAIL, clinical initiatives and services to the UW hospitals. This position also provides interprofessional educational (IPE) services and programs. Application Deadline: December 6, 2019

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

Purchasing and Supplies Specialist
The Purchasing and Supplies Specialist will plan, coordinate, and implement all functions required for the operation and purchasing of supplies, equipment and services for the University of Washington Libraries (excluding the Health Sciences Libraries and UW Bothell and UW Tacoma Libraries). Open until filled.
Administrative Manager, Bothell Campus Library
This position is the lead administrative staff person for the Library, and develops, implements, coordinates, and monitors financial operations. Open until filled.
Public Services Technician, Branch Operations Services
This position provides public and collection maintenance services within Branch Operations Services on the Seattle campus. Closes October 23, 2019