Assistant Dean for Administrative Services
Patrick Osby is responsible for the overall planning, implementation, management and evaluation of the Libraries’ administrative services.
Patrick joined the University Libraries in August 2012 as the Director of Human Resources. Prior to the Libraries, Patrick served as the Faculty Resource Manager for the UW Department of Radiology. In Radiology, he served as the primary personnel resource for the approximately 120 permanent faculty and 80 fellows.
From 2007-2010, Patrick worked at UW School of Medicine, Office of the Dean as a Human Resources Manager. In this role, he was the primary contact for School of Medicine leadership and staff on all staff HR issues.
Patrick began his career as a Human Resources Consultant with UW in April 2003. During his UW tenure as a HR Consultant, Patrick worked at all four operation units within central HR, including UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Health Sciences and Upper Campus.
Patrick is a Texas native. He previously served in the US Navy on board the aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz (CVN-68). After the Navy, Patrick worked at the Department of Social and Health Services for 10 years in various roles including Human Resources. Patrick is active in the community, serving for four years as a Commissioner on the King County Civil Rights Commission.