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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

Text Mining Student Specialist
Posted May 15, 2019. Closing June 9, 2019.
Data Architecture and Visualization Student Specialist
Posted May 8, 2019. Closes May 22, 2019.
Sand Point Retrieval Assistant
Posted May 15, 2019. Closes May 26, 2019
Research & Learning Services Specialist
Posted May 03, 2019. Closes May 27, 2019.
Foster Business Library Graduate Reference & Instruction Specialist
Posted May 6, 2019. Closed May 28, 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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Open Librarian Positions

Accepting Applications

Japanese Cataloger / East Asia Library Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian
Notice of Vacancy May 15, 2019. Closing date for completed applications submitted through Interfolio is 11:59pm EST Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian.
Metadata Librarian
Notice of Vacancy May 6, 2019. Closing date for completed applications submitted through Interfolio is 11:59pm EST Monday, June 10, 2019. Rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian.
Head, IT Service Strategy & Delivery
Notice of Vacancy April 24, 2019. Closing date for completed applications submitted through Interfolio is 11:59pm EST Friday, May 31, 2019. Rank of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian.
STEM Librarian
Notice of Vacancy April 17, 2019. Closing date for completed applications submitted through Interfolio is 11:59pm EST Friday, May 24, 2019. Rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian.

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

Health Sciences Library Administrative Services Assistant
This position coordinates the Health Sciences Library administrative services, is the communications coordinator, and provides support for daily operations of the Health Sciences Library including document preparation and event coordination. Closes May 31, 2019
Grants Manager and Budget Analyst
This position supports the operations of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NNLM PNR) University of Washington / National Institutes of Health (NIH) cooperative agreement encompassing activities of the NNLM PNR and NNLM Evaluation Office (NEO) programs. Open until filled.
Communications Director
The Communications Director will work closely with stakeholders to create and disseminate key messages that tell our stories, promote partnerships, drive awareness, and promote our services. Open until filled.
Outreach Coordinator
This professional staff position develops programming on the resources produced by the National Library of Medicine for all audiences, including health professionals, medical librarians, public librarians, patients and the general public, community colleges libraries, minority serving institutions with programs in the health sciences, and state or regional professional associations. . Open until filled.