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Clinical Research & Data Services Student Specialist -HSL

Posted November 20, 2023. Closes: December 3, 2023.


Health Sciences Library

Job Title:

Clinical Research & Data Services (CDRS) Student Specialist

Date Posted:

November 20, 2023

Closing Date:

December 3, 2023

Number Available:



$19.06 per hour.


up to 18 hours. Schedule TBD



    • Develop and enhance online learning resources, including research tutorials and educational materials.
    • Support online library accessibility initiatives by incorporating video transcriptions and implementing alt text for images.
    • Provide reference services, such as advanced search techniques, to assist users effectively.
    • Engage actively in team and library-wide meetings as part of our regular schedule and as time allows.
    • Initiate or contribute to various assigned projects that enhance the library's services and resources.

      Required Qualifications:

      • B.A./B.S. degree.
      • Excellent communication, listening, and interpersonal skills
      • Ability to juggle multiple projects, and capable of independently setting priorities to ensure efficient and productive work
      • At ease with a hybrid work environment that embraces both in-person and remote collaboration
      • Enthusiasm and aptitude for learning new tools and technologies.

      Desired Qualifications:

      • Enrollment in an iSchool graduate program

      Other Details:

      The mission of the Health Sciences Library (HSL) at the University of Washington (UW) is to drive the advancement of scholarship, research, education, and healthcare by proactively addressing information needs, delivering essential resources and services, and fostering a culture of learning within the expansive health sciences community.

      This position presents an exceptional opportunity for a graduate student to complement their academic journey with invaluable hands-on experience that is readily applicable to future prospects. The successful candidate will have the privilege of collaborating closely with a dedicated team of experienced librarians who will provide invaluable guidance and mentorship, equipping you for a successful career post-graduation. Previous experience in academic libraries is not a prerequisite, making this an inclusive and accessible opportunity for all.

        Application Process:

        1. Prepare the following supplemental materials. A single PDF or Microsoft Word file is preferred.
          • Resumé
          • Cover Letter
        1. The application is completed via Microsoft Forms with your student NetID.
        2. Log in to the site with your UW NetID account to fill out an application form and upload your resumé.

        Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

        For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:

        Erik Dahl