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 & Archives Paraprofessional 4

Technical Services – Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA

The Library & Archives Paraprofessional 4 performs complex duties in providing serials resources including repository maintenance, physical serials processing, and bindery preparation of physical serials. Required qualifications: High school graduation or equivalent and five years’ experience in the functional operations of a library or archives, including one year beyond the entry level in an area of specialization, or an Associate's degree in library technology from an accredited program and three years of technical experience in the functional operations of a library or archives, including one year beyond the entry level. In an archives, a Bachelor’s degree in History or a related field and one year of experience in archives and records systems and their management is desired; additional experience in archives and records systems and their management may be substituted, year for year, for desired education. Preferred qualifications: Working knowledge of Alma or equivalent library management systems; working knowledge of MARC 21 format for holdings standards; working knowledge of automated binding program (e.g. ABLE); demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

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 5/4/14.

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 Student Employment Center:

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

Pullman Campus Libraries

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Regional 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