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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

Education and Research Help Librarian
Notice of vacancy June 9, 2022. Closing date for completed applications submitted through Interfolio is 8:59 PDT/11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 8, 2022. Rank of Senior Assistant Librarian.

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

Administrator, UW Bothell Cascadia Campus Library
Reporting to the Associate Dean of University of Washington Libraries & Director of the UW Bothell and Cascadia College Campus Library, the Administrator oversees financial activities and the daily operations of the Library Administration unit, which includes facilities oversight and human resource functions. Open until filled.
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.
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.