[Metadatalibrarians] Job Posting: Residency Librarian - University of Denver Libraries

Katherine Crowe katherine.crowe at du.edu
Fri Mar 9 10:54:58 PST 2018

Apologies for cross-posting!

The University of Denver Libraries is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative professional for the position of Residency Librarian. Applications received by April, 8 2018 will receive first consideration. A cover letter, CV, diversity statement and 3-5 references are required for consideration. Competitive salary.

Position Summary:

The Residency Librarian is a three-year nonrenewable contract position designed to provide early-career librarians with professional experience and mentoring in academic librarianship. Designed to engage librarians who are members of historically underrepresented groups, the residency program will give the successful candidate an opportunity to gain experience and skills necessary to thrive as an academic and research librarian. The University of Denver Libraries is a member of, and is committed to the principles of the Association of College & Research Libraries Diversity Alliance: http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/diversityalliance.

Through this program, the successful candidate will gain experience in a range of areas of academic librarianship, gaining both broad and deep understanding of how academic and research libraries operate. The Associate Dean for Scholarly Communication & Collections Services will serve as the residency coordinator and supervise this position, but other librarians will also serve as mentors based on a candidate’s chosen area of specialization.  Anticipated start date for this role is summer/fall of 2018 (may be flexible).

Candidates can apply online and find a full job description here: https://du-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3043&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=995327&company_id=16973&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=&bystate=&byRegion=&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=no&city. Once within the job description online, please click “New Account” at the bottom of the page to begin application. Applications received by April, 8 2018 will receive first consideration.  The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities, and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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