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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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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.


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

E-resources Metadata Librarian
Notice of vacancy May 4, 2022. Closing date for completed applications submitted through Interfolio is 8:59 PDT/11:59 p.m. EDT on June 3, 2022. Rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian.

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

Health Sciences and Active Edge Library Supervisor
This position manages daily operations of the User Experience department of the Health Sciences Library (HSL) and Active Edge Library (AEL), contributes to public services policy planning for the HSL and the UW Libraries, and coordinates special projects as requested. Closes 28 May, 2022
Temporary Senior Computer Specialist - Developer
This position will assist with system implementation and application development. Expected project position duration is 9-12 months. Open until filled.
UW Press Acquistions Fellow
This is a temporary full time entry level position at the UW Press. The fellow will be immersed in the acquisitions department of a leading scholarly press, working closely with senior acquisitions editors, authors, and projects through the entire acquisitions process. Open until filled.
Advancement Public Information Specialist
This role will design, develop and implement comprehensive communications and events plans for Libraries Advancement. Design, create and produce communications materials that steward and support donor development. Open until filled.