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This page displays open positions at Alliance member institutions.

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Southern Oregon University: Access Services Librarian

Join our team in beautiful Ashland, Oregon! The Access Services Librarian oversees the Access Services department at Southern Oregon University’s Hannon Library and assists individuals and library units in designing workflows and collecting statistics to support decision making and the improvement of library services. The librarian has a high degree of fluency in library and administrative technologies, such as Alma or a similar ILS. Setting the tone for excellent public services at Hannon Library to students, faculty, staff, and community members, the librarian leads by example and ensures the effective functioning of the Access Services team responsible for circulation, resource sharing, and stacks maintenance.

Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

Faculty Rank:  Assistant Professor
Tenure Track / Nine month.  Possibility of additional summer employment.
Priority Deadline: March 3

Learn more and apply at:

This posting will be removed after March 3, 2024

University of Portland: InterLibrary Loan Coordinator.

The University of Portland Clark Library, with its collegial environment and commitment to excellent service, seeks applicants for a full-time, non-exempt InterLibrary Loan Coordinator

This position reports to the Head of Public Services and is responsible for managing resource sharing and document delivery for the University of Portland with libraries across the world. The ILL coordinator performs a variety of skilled technical duties and is the functional expert for the library’s software systems specific to Interlibrary Loan and document delivery. This position supervises one to two student employees and works collaboratively with other library departments, as well as students, staff, and faculty. The coordinator also occasionally interacts with vendors and outside agencies.

Clark Library staff are committed to creating equitable and inclusive experiences for our library employees. We encourage applications from individuals whose unique backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will enrich the diversity of our campus community, and who demonstrate a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment.  

The hourly wage for this position starts at $19.50, commensurate with experience.  

For the full job posting and to apply, visit: 

Priority application review will begin on March 4. If you have questions about the position, please contact Philip Vue at

This posting will be removed after March 4, 2024

Western Oregon University: Director for our Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

We are searching for a new Director for our Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). Reporting to the Dean of Library and Academic Innovation, the director of the Center for Teaching and Learning provides opportunities and resources for the Western Oregon University community to identify and explore practices that optimize teaching and learning, both online and on-campus. CTL does this by providing faculty development programming, instructional design consultations, and support for teaching with technology. The Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning supervises the CTL team and works with them to envision and deliver programming in collaboration with multiple stakeholders on campus including faculty, division chairs, and deans. This person advocates for and implements initiatives that foster a culture of collaboration, inclusion, accessibility, high impact practices, and student-centeredness in course design.

Currently, the Center for Teaching and Learning is working on several exciting projects and initiatives to support inclusive and high-quality learning experiences. These include the development of educational escape rooms, adopting a course quality rubric, and developing a Coached Equity in Teaching Cohort model for equity-based instructional coaching and faculty mentoring. The new Director will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and enthusiastic team of staff and faculty to move these and other initiatives forward.

Link to WOU Jobs page

Link to CTL Director Job Announcement

This posting will be removed after March 12, 2024

Washington State University: Application Development Team Lead

Full-time, 12-month, permanent, Civil Service staff position located in the Library Systems unit of the Washington State University Libraries. This position reports to the Head of Systems and Technical Operations and will be primarily based at our WSU Pullman Campus, however, remote/hybrid opportunities may be available and can be discussed during the interview process.

Summary of Duties:  This position is responsible for design, creation and support of software applications that support the mission of theWSU Libraries. Responsibilities include evaluating current software applications deployed in the Library, work with Library colleagues to deploy new software solutions and lead the software development for integration of disparate Library software platforms.

Specific Duties Include (but not limited to):

  • Application development lead for the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC)
  • Application development lead for the Libraries’ web services, digital initiatives, and core services
  • Supervise and lead the development application group within the WSU Libraries


Required:  Requires a Bachelor’s degree and seven (7) years professional experience.  Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.  Five (5) years of professional experience developing for complex web applications.

Preferred:  Experience developing software solutions using existing content management systems (e.g., Drupal, DSpace, Omeka); experience with Object Oriented Programming; experience developing in an agile, distributed development team and utilizing version control platforms such as Git; working knowledge of digital preservation and stewardship technologies and procedures; demonstrated experience with modern web programming languages and web application platforms:(e.g., PHP, JavaScript, Python, Symfony, Laravel); experience tracking computing problems and problem resolution; professional experience in an academic research library.

Job Application Direct Link (for external candidates):

Internal Candidates (current WSU Employees) Direct Link:$158872/9925$19470.htmld

Instructions: Applicants must apply online (  A resume and a cover letter are required.  Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Contact information for three professional references will be requested in the online application.

Monthly Salary: Range #08IT, $7,648 - $10,289, (Step A-M). Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.

Benefits:  WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.  For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified staff visit:

Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 11:59p.m.  

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Questions:  Contact Bonny Boyan,, 509-335-1535.

Washington State University:

Washington State University, one of the two research universities in the state, was founded in 1890 as the state’s land-grant institution with campuses in Pullman, Spokane, Vancouver, Everett, and the Tri-Cities. Due to its strong emphasis on excellence in research and education, the Carnegie Classification™ has designated WSU as RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity). The WSU strategic plan and the new OneWSU initiative have equity, inclusion and diversity as core values and the plan explicitly includes commitments to and goals surrounding being a national leader in “advancing the quality of life, economic development, sustainability, and equity through meaningful engagement in discovery, education and service with partners throughout the state, nation and world.”

Washington State University – Pullman:

WSU Pullman, the largest and oldest campus in the WSU System, is situated on approximately 620 acres in southeastern Washington in the unique Palouse bioregion on the homelands of the Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) Tribe and the Palus people. The Pullman campus has a largely residential student population (19,900 in 2020) with a college town feel with close access to both the mountains and rivers of the Inland Northwest and less than a day’s drive to any major city in the Pacific Northwest.

The Libraries:

The WSU Libraries (, one of two Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in Washington State, houses over two million books and over 30,000 journal and magazine subscriptions.  The Libraries are a part of the Orbis Cascade Alliance and are deeply invested, along with our partner libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, in the activities of the shared Unified Resource Management and shared Discovery environment. The Libraries also houses and co-directs the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (, a collaboration with the College of Arts & Sciences that fosters digital projects across all disciplines and is home to national programs such as the Tribal Stewardship Cohort Program, The Sustainable Heritage Network (, the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal ( and Mukurtu CMS (


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 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. Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f),

This posting will be removed after March 17, 2024

University of Oregon: Global Studies Librarian

Job no: 533322
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Library, International Studies, Women's and Gender Studies

Department: University Libraries
Rank: Assistant Librarian
Annual Basis: 12 Month
Salary: Assistant Librarian: $55,000 - 68,000 per year and Associate Librarian: $63,000 - $76,000 per year

This posting will be removed after March 17, 2024

University of Oregon: David & Nancy Petrone GIS Librarian

David & Nancy Petrone GIS Librarian

Job no: 533378
Work type: Faculty – Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Library, Research/Scientific/Grants, Geography
Department: Libraries
Rank: Associate Librarian
Annual Basis: 12 Month
Salary: Associate Librarian: $63,000 – $76,000 per year and Senior Librarian: $73,000 – $92,000 per year

This posting will be removed after March 17, 2024

University of Portland: Undergraduate Engagement & Student Success Librarian

Undergraduate Engagement & Student Success Librarian

Job no: 533321
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Library, Research/Scientific/Grants

Department: University Libraries
Rank: Assistant Librarian
Annual Basis: 12 Month
Salary: Assistant Librarian: $55,000 - $68,000 per year and Associate Librarian: $63,000 - $76,000 per year

This posting will be removed after March 17, 2024

University of Oregon: Psychology & Neuroscience Librarian

Psychology & Neuroscience Librarian -

Job no: 533323
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Library, Research/Scientific/Grants, Neuroscience

Department: University Libraries
Rank: Assistant Librarian
Annual Basis: 12 Month
Salary: Assistant Librarian: $55,000 - $68,000 per year and Associate Librarian: $63,000 - $76,000 per year

This posting will be removed after March 17, 2024

University of Puget Sound: Director, Collins Memorial Library

The University of Puget Sound (Puget Sound), one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges and among a select few “Colleges that Change Lives,” located in Tacoma, Washington, seeks a collaborative and visionary library professional to be its next Director of Collins Memorial Library. With a distinguished President, an engaged and committed board of trustees, a dynamic and dedicated senior leadership team, passionate students, and exceptional faculty and staff, Puget Sound has a strong momentum to achieve its ambitions 10-year strategic plan, Leadership for a Changing World, which challenges the University to be bold and forward-looking in the delivery of education and in meeting the needs of current and future generations of students. The Library Director will play a key role in guiding the future direction of the organization and defining the role the library plays in advancing institutional excellence, academic distinction, and student success at Puget Sound. As a leading liberal arts college, Puget Sound ranks #89 among National Liberal Arts Colleges according to U.S. News & World Report and is in the unique position of being the sole independent liberal arts college in Western Washington and one of five in the Pacific Northwest.

Over the years, the Collins Memorial Library has continuously and proactively adapted to changing student and faculty needs and expectations around the library as a source of information literacy and a place of community. Recent additions include a Makerspace that brings students and faculty together in new and creative ways; the addition of 24/7 chat reference; the integration of library instruction into first-year seminars; the transformation of research and reference services through a library liaison program; the development of a peer research advising program; the adaptation of Archives and Special Collections to support research projects; and new services like OCR for Canvas and interlibrary loan system. Collins Memorial Library is a proud and active member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance. The library staff are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their efforts to create a welcoming environment for all users. The library also serves as a space for the greater Tacoma community to gather, as evidenced by the most recent “Dreams” exhibit showcasing 150 international artists.

The Library Director will provide vision, leadership, and management of library resources, services, and spaces to enhance the mission and strategic goals of Puget Sound. As a valued member of the Academic Affairs team, they will engage with and advance the educational values of Puget Sound and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion to foster an environment that is welcoming for all. The Library Director will report to the Provost of Puget Sound, Drew Kerkhoff, Ph.D. who joined Puget Sound in July 2023 and will work with a dedicated staff ready to champion the work of the library.

The Library Director will be expected to address the following key opportunities and challenges:

  • Develop a compelling vision for the future of the library
  • Foster a unified culture with transparency, support, and inclusion among library staff
  • Advocate for and champion the work of the library
  • Collaborate with campus partners to make academic support resources and services more visible and accessible to students

The anticipated salary range for this position is $125,000 to $150,000 annually and is commensurate with related experience and qualifications. The University of Puget Sound offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, and tuition benefits. Puget Sound is located in Tacoma, Washington, a city that is situated on the shores of Commencement Bay, with the Olympic Mountains to the west, the Cascade Range to the east, and Mount Rainier visible from campus on clear days. The pedestrian-friendly city offers an ever-growing array of locally-owned and created vintage boutiques; independent bookstores; museums; restaurants; and coffee shops that define the region, as well as the 760-acre Point Defiance Park, including a zoo, aquarium, hiking trails, marina, and ferry service to nearby Vashon Island.

Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters should be submitted below. Electronic submission of materials is required. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process.

Julie Filizetti is leading this search with Luciano Zuniga and Katie Pusecker-Kilcawley.

University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining the most qualified persons based on job-related criteria. The University will not engage in or tolerate any discrimination or harassment in the workplace as prohibited by local, state, or federal law. More specifically, no applicant or staff member will be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of their sex, race, color, nation of origin, religion, creed, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, veteran or military status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, socioeconomic class, the languages spoken, documentation status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

This posting will be removed after March 19, 2024

Saint Martin's University: Electronic Resources Librarian

Saint Martin’s University, invites applications for an Electronic Resources Librarian.

Salary: $57,900

The Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for coordinating and enhancing the library’s electronic resources and services. The librarian participates in O’Grady Library’s information literacy program, providing library instruction and reference assistance in individual, classroom, and online settings. As a liaison to specific academic departments, the librarian coordinates collection development in those disciplines and provides research instruction for students. The librarian is committed not only to effectiveness in carrying out his or her duties as a librarian, but also to continued professional growth and service to the University and the profession.

This position supports academic excellence at Saint Martin’s, a strategic imperative central to the university’s mission. Through instruction and reference, this librarian guides students in developing their information literacy skills, which support inquiry, critical thinking and communication. As a liaison to selected academic departments, the Electronic Resources Librarian collaborates with faculty to build a collection that supports the university curriculum and enables students to succeed academically. Finally, through participation in consortial resource sharing, the position helps to sustain collaborative partnerships that leverage institutional resources and support students and faculty in their research

Saint Martin’s University

Established in 1895, Saint Martin’s University serves as the educational mission of Saint Martin’s Abbey.  The Abbey is a Catholic Benedictine monastery, whose members pray, work, and live together on the University campus.

The physical beauty of Saint Martin’s 300-acre campus reflects the rich intellectual and spiritual nature of its presence in the Pacific Northwest.  As the mission is Catholic and Benedictine, one of our values is a spirit of hospitality welcoming all, regardless of an individual’s faith, religion, or spirituality.

Ranked by Niche as the second (#2) most diverse private college in Washington State in 2020. Saint Martin’s is extremely proud of our student diversity.  Our university treasures persons of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, genders, nationalities, orientations, races, and religions.

In particular, we know that students educated in an ethnically diverse settings perform better academically and reap greater professional success than their peers from more homogeneous learning environments. We proudly celebrate that our student population is 51% undergraduate and 32% graduate students of color.  We are committed to pursuing an employee community which reflects a similar, if not the same percentage.  Saint Martin’s University strongly values diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), especially as it guides the work of teaching and learning. The university is focused on faculty that can promote equity-focused teaching, mentoring, and community across the university. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the University’s goals in these areas. Contributions might include working on school-community events, mentoring students, building equity-focused partnerships with others across the university, and supporting student communities centered on BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+ students.

Therefore, we intentionally encourage and request that members of historically underrepresented groups apply to join this community.  All of us, from all backgrounds, are making a commitment to do and be better for our students.

This posting will be removed after March 31, 2024