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

Animal Health Sciences Librarian

Washington State University Libraries, Pullman

The Animal Health Sciences Librarian provides information services in veterinary and comparative medicine, basic biomedical sciences, and global animal health; teaches classes on accessing and managing information; serves as liaison to assigned departments and selects materials for the collections in those disciplines.

Required qualifications: Master’s degree from an ALA-Accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire; bachelor’s degree in the sciences; 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 or medical library setting; experience with emerging technologies; additional degrees or coursework in the health sciences; coursework or experience with library instruction; ability to develop outreach programs to academic communities; demonstrated ability to assess and improve services; demonstrated commitment to and experience with diverse populations; documented achievement in research and creative work and professional service.

Washington State University Libraries have a hybrid organizational structure that relies on a traditional unit-based structure in concert with a team-focused approach to successfully meet the needs of the Washington State University community. This position will report to the Associate Dean of Libraries and will be part of a dynamic and collaborative environment made up of the Liaison Team, the Collection Management Working Group, and the Reference Team. This full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position is located in the Animal Health Library on the Pullman campus.

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 9/21/14.

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 Center for Advising and Career Development:

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

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