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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

Print & Electronic Resources Section (PERS) Student Assistant- HSL
Posted September 27, 2022. Closing Date: October 10, 2022.
Interlibrary Loan Student Assistant
Posted September 22, 2022. Closes September 30, 2022.
Health Sciences Library Student Assistant
Posted September 27, 2022. Closes October 10, 2022.
East Asia Library Japanese Collection Student Specialist
Posted September 23, 2022. Closes October 2, 2022.
UWT Makerspace Student Technology Assistant - UW Tacoma Library
Posted September 13, 2022. Closes October 02, 2022.
Systems Student Assistant - UW Tacoma Library
Posted September 13, 2022. Closes October 02, 2022.
Financial Services Student Specialist-Financial Services
Posted September 30 , 2022. Closes October 6, 2022.
Gifts Program Student Specialist
Posted September 22, 2022. Closes September 30, 2022.
Tateuchi East Asia Library-Korean Acquisitions and Cataloging Student Assistant
Posted September 21, 2022. Closes October 2, 2022.
Open Scholarship Commons Student Specialist-Suzzallo-Allen Libraries
Posted September 19, 2022. Closing October 02, 2022.

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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Classified and Professional Staff Positions

Lending and Document Delivery Supervisor
Under the general direction of the department head and in coordination with the Borrowing & Summit Specialist Supervisor, maintains the daily operations of the Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services for Lending & Document Delivery. Closes October 13, 2022
Circulation and Government Publications Specialist
This position serves as a specialist in access services and government publications. Provides system-wide support, consultation, and training for fulfillment and collection management. Interprets and explains complex circulation policies, rules, and services to Libraries staff and users. Closes 5 October, 2022.
Assistant Dean for Organizational Development and Inclusion
This position reports to the Dean of University Libraries and provides leadership for a portfolio focused on organizational development, human resources, and improving diversity, equity and inclusion, and organizational excellence; ensuring that the Libraries is a workplace of choice and a supportive organization for Libraries staff to build a career. Open until filled.