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

Scholarly Communication Librarian

Washington State University Libraries, Pullman

With the support and direction of colleagues reporting to Digital Scholarship and Curation and close collaboration with technical staff and colleagues in the Liaison Team, the successful candidate will engage with the WSU campus community on changes in scholarly communication and ways in which they can contribute to new and evolving methods for the distribution of research. This position will plan programming for scholarly communication topics and collaborate with colleagues in the Libraries’ Systems Office on technical issues related to the development of tools and services. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will also develop and implement policies, procedures, and technical solutions governing the deposit of digital content in the Libraries’ repository, the WSU Research Exchange and other platforms. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position.

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

Preferred qualifications: Experience in an academic library setting; experience with current digitization standards and digital preservation; technical experience with Institutional Repositories, Content Management Systems, and electronic publishing tools; knowledge of scholarly communication issues; demonstrated capacity to engage in research and professional service.

Applicant documents required, in addition to online application: curriculum vitae, 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 and application procedures:

WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer. Applications accepted through 2/15/2015.

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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