Jobs in the Washington State University Libraries

Faculty, Staff, and Administrative Professional job openings are posted through WSU’s office of Human Resource Services:, or call 509.335.4521.

Current Vacancies

Library Director

Washington State University Libraries, Spokane Academic Library

Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane invites applications for a Library Director, a full-time, 12-month tenure-track position. The Library Director is responsible for providing library services to all human health sciences programs and other programs offered in Spokane. Supervises Eastern Washington University (EWU) and Washington State University Spokane (WSUS) faculty and staff.

The Spokane Academic Library serves the instructional, clinical, accreditation needs, and research information needs for health sciences programs for the colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Medicine and EWU programs in the College of Business & Public Administration and the College of Health Sciences and Public Health.

Required qualifications: Master’s Degree in Information/Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school; experience with increasing responsibility in an academic or medical library setting; experience working with academic faculty and/or clinical faculty; be tenurable at the rank of Librarian 3; demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; demonstrated sensitivity to and desire to promote diversity; a record showing commitment to customer service and the application of appropriate flexibility in response to issues and opposing points of view.

Applicant documents required, in addition to online application: resume, cover letter, and reference contact information for 3 references. Finalists for this position may be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. For additional information, preferred qualifications, and application procedures:

WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on July 1, 2015.

Library & Archives Paraprofessional 2 (half-time, 12-month)

Access Services – Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA

The WSU Libraries are recruiting for a half-time (50% FTE), 12-month, civil service staff Library & Archives Paraprofessional 2 in Holland/Terrell Access Services. Applications are now being accepted.

The primary responsibility of this position is to respond to and assist patrons, lead/train temporary employees, assist in processing damaged items for shipment to mending unit, marking, etc., monitor patron lockers, and perform ILL functions. The hours for this position are Sunday and Monday 10:00am-3:00pm and Friday and Saturday 3:00pm-8:00pm. Schedule will vary during academic breaks.

Applicant documents required, in addition to online application: resume and cover letter. For additional information, qualifications, and to apply, visit and search by keyword or department.

WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer. Applications accepted through July 26th, 2015.

Jobs for Students

Students seeking jobs in the Libraries are encouraged to contact each of the individual library supervisors listed below to inquire if they are currently accepting applications.

In addition, some Libraries’ student jobs may be posted through the WSU Center for Advising and Career Development:

NOTE: Work-study is preferred but not required for Libraries’ student jobs.

Pullman Campus Libraries

Access Services

Other Departments

Urban Campus Libraries

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU has made, and will continue to make, every effort to eliminate barriers to equal opportunity encountered by all persons from such protected groups and to improve opportunities available to underrepresented groups. For the complete policy or additional information, please contact the Office for Equal Opportunity,, 509-335-8288,

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU Libraries Human Resource Coordinator
Bonny Boyan • 509.335.1535 •
Updated: 8/2012