Approximate date of posting December 6, 2017
Position: Diversity Resident Librarian
- Eligibility MLS received within the last two years.
- ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science, awarded no later than August, 2018.
Location: Greensboro, N.C.
Company/Organization University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The University Libraries have established a two-year Post MLS Diversity Residency program to provide growth and development for a newly degreed librarian who has a demonstrated commitment to diverse and historically underrepresented populations. The purpose of the Residency program is to attract a recent graduate to the challenging and rewarding career of academic librarianship.
Time Frame 2 years -2018-2020
Compensation: commensurate with experience
Source UNC Sils
Description: In the first year, the Resident will work in multiple functional areas to be determined mutually by the Resident’s interests and the needs of the Libraries. In the second year, the Resident will develop specialized expertise by focusing on one functional unit. The Resident will be expected to plan and execute a major project during the second year. Residents will provide service and gain valuable experience in multiple facets of academic librarianship through this process. The Resident will serve on library committees as appropriate, including the Diversity Committee and search committees.
Professional development is a strong component of the Residency program. The Resident will participate in career planning and vita preparation workshops. The Resident will be encouraged to deliver presentations, attend national and regional conferences, and/or write for professional publications. Financial support for professional development opportunities will be available. The Resident will also participate in the Libraries mentoring program. The Resident will be highly encouraged to collaborate and network with UNCG’s Library and Information Studies department.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
Contact Phone Number