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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

Communications Student Specialist
Posted November 11, 2019. Closing December 22, 2019
Central Circulation Services Student Assistant
Posted December 10, 2019. Closes December 22, 2019.
Facilities Student Assistant- Odegaard Undergraduate Library
Posted December 6, 2019. Closes December 15, 2019.
Technology Assistant (UW Tacoma Library)
Posted December 10, 2019. Closes December 22, 2019.
Office of the Dean and Human Resources Reception
Posted December 4, 2019. Closes December 18, 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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Fellowships

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

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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Classified and Professional Staff Positions

Advancement Outreach Officer
This position will design, develop and implement comprehensive communications and events plans for Libraries Advancement. Open until filled.
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.