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. You may also view currently open positions.

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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.

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Current Vacancies

Digital Applications Librarian

Washington State University Libraries, Pullman

This full-time, 12-month, 2.5-year grant-funded temporary position (with the possibility of extended funding) is part of the newly formed Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation's (CDSC's) long term project aimed at providing educational opportunities around digital curation, preservation and content management, specifically to underserved communities. The CDSC is the home for core digital scholarship and curation projects across campus with a special eye toward building out the Libraries' role. This position will provide an exciting space for collaboration, innovation, and open-source tool building through the continued development of Mukurtu CMS within a team environment. Mukurtu is a free and open source community archive platform and content management system built on Drupal 7, aimed at the specific needs of indigenous communities globally, to manage, preserve, share and curate their digital cultural heritage. The Digital Applications Librarian will work directly with CDSC and Libraries staff to add features, update systems and integrate Mukurtu CMS into the core Libraries systems and projects including supporting several tribal communities nationwide in their use of the platform. This position will also investigate new directions for the Mukurtu CMS software to better serve current constituents and spur adoption of the platform into new environments.

Required qualifications: Master’s degree from an ALA-Accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire; excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational, problem-solving and planning skills; ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.

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

WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer. Applications accepted through 4/5/2015.

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