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Friday, December 16, 2016

Out of State Opportunity

The James E. Brooks Library at Central Washington University announces a graduate assistantship program for individuals who have attained an MLS or equivalent, and who desire a second subject master degree.  This two-year program allows an individual to study in any of CWU’s more than twenty graduate programs while gaining valuable professional experience in an academic library.  It is ideal for new or experienced librarians seeking a second subject master’s.  Candidates must apply to the graduate school and be accepted into a program prior to being accepted as a paid library graduate assistant.  Applications must be submitted online by 5:00 pm 2/1/17 to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research:

Possible opportunities  available for candidates to gain professional experience are in reference, instruction, library technology and systems, technical services, outreach, and records management, government publications, maps, assessment, and research.

Graduate assistantship benefits per academic year include a salary of $8,100, partial tuition waiver, medical insurance coverage, and payment of the Student Medical and Counseling Clinic and Wellness fees.  The total contract value is approximately $18,454, subject to change. Please contact the School of Graduate Studies and Research for further information regarding contract benefits.  Summer study and employment opportunities may also be available.  Queries concerning the Library Graduate Assistantship position should be addressed to Pat Swiney, Assistant Grants Writer at or by phone at (509) 963-1902

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