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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

Interlibrary Loan Student Assistant
Posted June 18, 2021. Closes June 30, 2021.

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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Jill and Joseph 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

James Leland Dirks Jr. Library Preservation Intern
Open to currently enrolled UW Information School students. Posted May 18, 2021. Closes June 29, 2021.

Classified and Professional Staff Positions

Evening Circulation Supervisor
This position, in coordination with the Supervisory Team, maintains the daily operations of Central Circulation services and stacks activities for both Suzzallo/Allen and Sand Point collections. Coordinates and manages the administrative supervisory functions for student hiring, payroll processing, scheduling, and maintenance of payroll records. Closes June 21, 2021
Conservation Technician
This classified staff position works in a team environment providing conservation and preservation services. Provides basic to complex conservation treatment and housing for paper-based library collections in consultation with the Conservation Manager as needed. Provides support for commercial binding and marking activities in consultation with the Preservation Supervisor as needed. Closes July 12, 2021
Preservation Specialist
This classified staff position, under the general supervision of the Preservation Supervisor, employs advanced knowledge of preservation methods and performs a variety of complex collection management tasks related to the preservation and shelf preparation of library materials in all formats. Job duties will fluctuate depending upon workflow and time of fiscal year. Closes July 12, 2021.
Evening Supervisor, Odegaard Undergraduate Library
This contract classified position, under the supervision of the Head of Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUGL) Access and Building Services, and in conjunction with other shift supervisors, has primary responsibility for supervising the staff and building operations during the evening and weekend shifts, Sunday through Thursday. Closes June 27, 2021