2019-2012 Diversity Resident Librarian-NC

Approximate date of posting  June 13, 2019

Position: Diversity Resident Librarian

Eligibility Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.

Location:Charlotte, North Carolina

Company University of North Carolina, Charlotte J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte invites applications for the Diversity Resident Librarian. This three year, fixed-term faculty appointment is designed to provide an early career librarian from an underrepresented group the opportunity to develop his/her portfolio, gain professional experience, and benefit from mentoring within a large academic research library. The position will report directly to the Employee Relations & Staff Development Librarian. Librarians at UNC Charlotte hold faculty rank (non-tenure). As a member of the library faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor, the Diversity Resident Librarian is expected to conduct research, contribute to the profession, and participate in appropriate professional activities. The resident will have the opportunity to serve on and lead library committees related to their area of responsibilities and interests. Atkins Library provides generous support for travel and professional development as well as both informal and formal mentoring opportunities. Atkins Library is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and program offerings, in order to create a more diverse and inclusive culture within the library profession. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.


Time Frame: 3 years- Anticipated start date is October 1, 2019.




Description The incumbent will initially work on assignments within the library’s Technology and Digital Strategies department with the possibility of rotations based on their interest later in the residency. The librarian will work alongside technologists, librarians, and faculty to support Area 49, which encompasses the Technology Support Desk, Visualization Lab, EZ Video Studio, Gaming Lab, Multimedia Lab, Makerspace, and the Teaching and Technology Theater. Projects will be in the areas of emerging technologies, digital scholarship, open access, scholarly communications, and institutional repositories. Projects may include support for Niner Commons, the University’s institutional repository and open access digital publishing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain effective working relations with academic departments and faculty engaged in digital projects;
  • Promote the use of the institutional repository and awareness of open access to the campus community;
  • Maintain and promote the use of tools, resources, and services that facilitate open scholarly communication, research dissemination, and digital scholarship;
  • Work on projects related to developments in emerging technologies in academic libraries and higher education;
  • Collaborate with Library Assessment to collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative usage statistics;
  • Commitment and/or ability to promote cultural competency, diversity, and/or inclusive excellence;
  • Serve on and/or lead committees as assigned;
  • Contribute to the profession and maintain professional knowledge through participation in appropriate state, regional and national library (and related) organizations;

Apply https://jobs.uncc.edu/ (Search Faculty Vacancies – Position # 008670).

Deadline: review of applications will begin July 17, 2019.


2018 -2020 Diversity Fellow-MI

Approximate date of posting June 14, 2019

Position: Library Faculty Diversity Felllow

Eligibility This opportunity is open for applicants with a Master’s Degree awarded by or before December 2019 from a program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA

Location: Allendale, Michigan

Company/Organization  Grand Valley State University

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame 3 years

Compensation: $46,900-50,000, includes health benefits

Source: acrl-rig@lists.ala.org


Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Libraries is seeking candidates for two visiting faculty fellowships for 2019-2022. These three-year appointments are for user-focused and collegial Liaison Librarians with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Faculty Fellows will gain professional experience as an academic librarian and a faculty member.

 Liaison Librarians collaborate with faculty to provide learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. The person hired for this position will work with humanities, social sciences, professional programs or interdisciplinary programs. Liaisons engage in library instruction, research services, collection development, and scholarly communications outreach in their assigned areas, as well as provide support to the first-year writing program. They demonstrate a commitment to student success, an understanding of the liberal arts education mission, and work collaboratively and independently within a dynamic, team-based organization. They will report either to the Head of Liberal Arts Programs and be located on the Allendale Campus or to the Head of Professional Programs and be located on the Grand Rapids Campus.

 These positions will give the selected candidate the opportunity to:

CREATE— Liaison Librarians will identify and implement new and emerging trends, best practices, and models in instruction and research support as well as scholarly engagement. They develop projects that align with their areas of focus and anticipate the future needs of the Libraries.

 COLLABORATE— Liaison Librarians work collaboratively to ensure that our instructional and research services are meeting the needs of our users. They have opportunities to work with faculty, staff, and students across the University. We invite applicants who have a user-focused, innovative, and creative approach to their work.

 GROW— GVSU Librarians are members of the university faculty with a 12-month appointment. Librarians engage in scholarship, professional development, and service to the organization and the profession. There are opportunities to work across the Libraries and the University to gain experience and knowledge about areas of our profession, with an emphasis on collaboration. Librarians at GVSU engage in faculty governance and participatory-style management practices. In addition, the successful applicant will gain a greater understanding of how to flourish in an academic setting.

 GVSU and the GVSU Libraries have a culture that encourages professional growth and development. Funding and support for conference travel and the dissemination of scholarly output is provided by both the Libraries and the University via internal grants and mentoring. For more information on how GVSU supports travel and scholarship, please see the Pew Faculty Teaching and learning Center grants page athttps://www.gvsu.edu/ftlc/grants-47.htm and the Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence dissemination travel grant page athttps://www.gvsu.edu/csce/dissemination-travel-grant-13.htm. Additionally, the State Library of Michigan offers Professional Development Grants for Librarians.

How to Apply: http://jobs.gvsu.edu and search for Visiting Librarian.

POC Questions? Feel free to contact Annie Bélanger, search committee chair via email annie.belanger@gvsu.edu or telephone 616-331-2621 or Feel free or Jeffrey Daniels (danielsj@gvsu.edu), search committee co-chairs.

Deadline: Application deadline is [4 weeks from posting].

2019-2021 Diversity Fellow-CA

Approximate date of posting  June 6, 2019

Position: Residency

Eligibility recent graduates (May 2017-June 2019)

Location: Riverside, California

Company University of California, Riverside UCR Library is recruiting for our first Diversity Fellow, Located an hour’s drive to the east of Los Angeles, an hour west of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, an hour east of ocean beaches, ninety minutes north of San Diego, and an hour south of mountain ski resorts, UCR is located in an area of dramatic landscapes and rich cultural traditions. The University is a dynamic, aggressively-developing land grant research institution dedicated to preparing its diverse student body to be successful competitors in the world marketplace of ideas. UCR boasts the first new School of Medicine to open on the West Coast in 43 years; a new School of Public Policy; and the Bourns College of Engineering, ranked 10th in the world according to an international ranking organization.
The UCR Library is a critical partner in preparing UCR’s students to be globally competitive while simultaneously preparing them for careers in the Inland Empire and beyond. The mission of the UCR Library is no less than to bring the world’s information resources to the UCR community and to ensure that UCR students, faculty, and staff have the skills to fully exploit those resources to change the world for the better.

Schedule/Hours -Full-time

Time Frame: a two-year position for recent graduates (May 2017-June 2019)

Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience within a range of: $53,411 – $66,101

Source sils-jobs@listserv.unc.edu

Description The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks a dynamic, user-oriented, early-career librarian to participate in a two-year diversity fellowship program. This program will provide the incumbent with a supportive environment to gain the requisite knowledge, skills, and competencies to thrive in an academic setting, and aims to increase the hiring pipeline of diverse and talented colleagues. Librarians who are interested in pursuing academic librarianship and have demonstrated an interest in, and commitment to, diversity, equity, and inclusion within the library community are particularly encouraged to apply. The incumbent will have access to experienced library leaders and a cohort/network for sharing ideas, resources, best practices, and other opportunities to help gain the professional skills and competencies necessary for success.

Reporting to the Deputy University Librarian, the Library Diversity Fellow will initially participate in a month-long orientation to the library and each department and unit. This will be followed by two 10-month-long embedded rotations in two respective departments. For each rotation the Fellow will learn the functions of the selected department and contribute to departmental services, as well as work on a project or projects focused on some aspect of departmental need. To ensure the best match of skills and interests, selection of specific departments and associated projects will occur as a collaborative process between the Fellow and Fellowship supervisor during the initial month-long on-boarding. The final three months will be spent on professional development, including CV review, interviewing techniques, relevant training opportunities, and completion of the capstone project. The Fellow will be required to demonstrate their investigation of the impact on diversity, equity and inclusion either through the capstone project, or through at least one project selected at the department level.

Capstone Project:
The Fellowship program includes a capstone project. The goal of the capstone is to hone the Fellow’s skills and experience in planning, organizing and executing a major project that will contribute significantly to the UCR Library, and to the profession. The capstone project may feature considerably in the Fellow’s marketability and success. 
Over the course of the first year and as the Fellow’s becomes more knowledgeable and engaged within the Library, the Fellow should be considering and discussing possible capstone topics. During the latter months of year one, the Fellow, in consultation with the Fellows Program supervisor and other library stakeholders, will submit written proposals for one or two possible capstone projects to the supervisor. The supervisor and relevant department heads will review the submissions and select the proposal with the greatest potential to further advance the Library. The final product, including the Fellow’s findings, conclusions, and recommendations, will be shared with library staff via an oral presentation.

Apply  https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01094

POC: Dani Brecher Cook
Director of Teaching & Learning

P.O. Box 5900
Rivera Library, Room 126
Riverside, CA 92517-5900


Deadline: Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

2019-2021 Diversity Residency Reference Librarian-MA

Approximate date of posting  28-May-2019

Position Reference Librarian for their two-year Diversity Residency


  • Master’s degree in library/information science 
  • Minimum of two years of professional library experience

Location: Cambridge Massachusetts

Company:  Harvard Law School Library

 Schedule/Hours  Full time

Time Frame: 2 years

Compensation: Salary grade 56 60,000.-98,511.00


Description Under the general direction of the Manager for Research Services, the resident works as a team member providing reference and research services in law and law-related disciplines, via print and electronic formats, to faculty and students of Harvard Law School, and to a broader research community.

The resident will participate in the day to day collection development activities of the Law Library with an emphasis on aligning the resident’s interests and skills to collection development opportunities or projects in that area. The resident will work closely with selectors to participate in evaluating and selecting resources for acquisition. Other project-based work will entail weeding, collection assessment, and e-resources management. The fellow will report on an as need project basis to the Associate Director of Collections or his designee.

In addition, over the course of two years, the resident will have the opportunity to work on projects in other departments of the library which may include: the library as publisher with our Library Innovation Lab (LIL), working with manuscript collections in our Historical & Special Collections department, exploring new ways to manage digitization and working with our administrative team on special projects will provide a breadth of experience. The library will support the development and completion of a substantial project related to the shared interests of the resident and the library.

Provide coordinated reference and research services to Harvard law library patrons 

Work closely with the school’s students, including helping with orientation support and acting as a liaison to various law school student communities

Teach research concepts and skills both in and out of the classroom

Participate in the development of instructional materials

Develop and maintain research guides

As a member of the research team work with HLS journals and clinics

Participate in evaluating and selecting resources for acquisition in all formats

Participate in collections analysis and weeding projects

Participate in collections-oriented committees and working groups both within Harvard Law School Library and Harvard Libraries

Assist in E-Resource management and acquisitions

Coordinate evaluation of vendor offers to the Harvard Law School Library;

Prepare and present information to appropriate library groups to help inform collection decisions

Participate in library outreach, communications and social media

Work on projects with other departments based on fellow’s interest and institutional needs

Actively continues ongoing professional development, including maintaining a high degree of expertise in many facets of research service including information technology, knowledge of legal and law-related information sources, sources for business and corporate information, and instructional methods

Serves on local and University-wide committees

Apply https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25240&siteid=5341&Areq=49377BR#jobDetails=1461662_5341

Deadline: Unspecified

2019-2022 Diversity Residency Librarian for Research and Learning-NC

Approximate date of posting  May 28, 2019

Position: Archivist Intern

Eligibility Recent or upcoming graduate (with less than three years of professional experience) from an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Company/Organization: – Salem College, a liberal arts college for women, values its students as individuals, develops their unique potential, and prepares them to change the world.


Time Frame: 3- year Diversity Residency program. A start date of August 1, 2019 is strongly desired

Compensation: Salary of the successful candidate depends upon experience and professional achievements. Salem College offers a comprehensive benefits package, including holidays, vacation days, and sick days.

Source sils-jobs@listserv.unc.edu

Description he program objective is to invest in the diversification of librarianship by recruiting librarians from underrepresented groups and preparing them for a successful career in the field. The program is designed to provide the Resident Librarian with an immersive experience in research assistance and instruction, outreach, scholarly communication, and other opportunities to participate in projects related to other areas of professional interest. The Resident Librarian will also gain experience in research, scholarship, and service to the Library, College, and profession. Salem College Library is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive workplace and is currently joining the ACRL Diversity Alliance. Participation in the Diversity Alliance will provide the benefit of learning from other academic libraries who have been engaged in residency programs for several years. This cohort approach will allow residents to share their networks, connect at conferences, facilitate a deeper understanding of the profession and prepare them for success in scholarship, professional service, and leadership.

This position is classified as a Professional Librarian position and reports to the Director of Libraries. The Resident Librarian will also work with two other professional librarians, two professional staff, a part time professional staff member, and several student workers and interns.  Salem College librarians and staff like experimenting and engaging in ongoing discussions about the future of academic librarianship. They enjoy working with faculty and students in their research, teaching, and learning endeavors. Professional Librarians are members of the faculty, serve on faculty committees, and are eligible for professional development funds.


Provides for-credit and blended information literacy and research instruction in both online and traditional environments to students and faculty.

Operates as the instruction and assessment liaison to the Salem general education curriculum and first year courses.

Works as a liaison to specific subject disciplines and to the campus diversity office.

 Collaborates with campus partners to support faculty and students.

 Coordinates outreach events and projects.

 Acts as administrator and coordinator of content for a suite of online research and learning platforms and services.

 Contributes to the University’s diversity and inclusion goals.

Participates in library, university, professional committees, and/or community-engaged projects.

Apply Please submit one PDF that includes an attached letter of interest, CV, and a completed application for employment  (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5QGZoxT3LAGVmJaM01Td1lDWWc/view)

Website: https://www.salem.edu/employment/position/diversity-residency-librarian-research-learning

POC: Elizabeth Novicki, Director of Libraries, at elizabeth.novicki@salem.edu

Deadline: Review of applications will begin June 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

2019-2022 Academic Resident Librarian-NC

Approximate date of posting  May 8, 2019

Position: Diversity Resident Librarian for Research and Learning

Eligibility MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited library school; alternately, in possession of a relevant advanced degree and within one year of completion of the library master’s program;

Location: Greensboro, North Carolina

Company/Organization  Guilford College- Founded in 1837 by the Religious Society of Friends

(Quakers), Guilford College is a selective four-year liberal arts college

located on a 335-acre campus in Greensboro, NC. Known for its challenging,

socially engaged programs in the arts, humanities, business, policy, and

sport studies, social sciences, natural science and mathematics, Guilford

is an intentionally diverse, inclusive community where students and faculty

collaborate critically and creatively to address complex issues and

problems with an emphasis on interdisciplinary perspectives.

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame: 3 years; 2019-2022

Compensation: $42,441.00 – $50,929.00+

Source https://guilford.peopleadmin.com/postings/3035

Description Guilford College seeks a creative, innovative, and collaborative librarian within the first year of degree completion, to engage in a dynamic three-year fellowship. The ideal candidate holds a strong commitment to serving diverse and historically underrepresented groups, and will be effective in fostering dialogue and learning opportunities across all segments of the college community. The Resident Diversity Librarian for Research and Learning will contribute to teaching, learning, and research through sustainable, strategic partnerships, and will collaborate with colleagues to develop responsive and scalable resources that support campus-wide retention efforts, particularly for those focused on first-generation or underrepresented students, as well as students in need.

 The Resident Diversity Librarian contributes vitally to the blended services of Hege Library and Learning Technologies in the development of diverse, strategic, and enduring experiences that support student success and persistence to graduation. The Resident is a member of the Research and Educational Services (RES) team, which is devoted to the advancement of all aspects of teaching, learning, and research support within the blended Hege Library and Learning Technologies service. The residency will support teaching, learning, and research initiatives by designing, developing and delivering in-person course-related library instruction sessions. This librarian works with teaching faculty and staff to integrate into curriculum meaningful information literacy activities and general and course-specific library instruction materials such as online learning objects and instructional modules that support information and digital literacies.

The Resident will focus on outreach and retention for ensuring effective research and learning services to underserved student constituencies, for fostering a sense of agency among all students, and for empowering all students as researchers and scholars.

Under the guidance and leadership of the Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Technologist, the Resident Diversity Librarian for Research and Learning works to ensure meaningful alignment of faculty, staff, and student development for the effective coordinated support of teaching, learning, and research.

This librarian partners within Library and Learning Technologies for the support of an integrative and developmental approach to information and digital literacy, creative exploitation of teaching and learning technologies, and knowledgeable application of principles of instructional design and assessment, Further, this librarian specifically supports the First Year Experience for ensuring that foundational information literacies and digital competencies are embedded into the curriculum.

Working closely within the Library and through the College’s Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, the Resident Diversity Librarian also supports the planning and conducting of strategic assessments of library services’ effectiveness and the development of student information and digital literacy competencies. As such, this librarian serves as an ad hoc member of the Assessment Committee.

Integral to the position as a diversity residency is participation in the work of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and ongoing liaison with the Intercultural Engagement Center (IEC). The Resident Diversity Librarian will support staff and faculty research and instructional goals as they relate to inclusive pedagogy and inclusive practices. This librarian also will support the implementation of the Ethical Leadership program and its initiatives on campus, for example in assisting students with conducting ethical identity-based research.

Over the course of their residency, this librarian will:

●             work through the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness for devising an assessment strategy specific to first year curriculum, as this lays the foundations for the development of students’ information literacy and digital competencies;

●             support the development of goals for accomplishing the vision for Ethical Leadership as a premier program, including consideration of ways in which RES and IEC efforts might be distinctively coordinated for the enhancement of the First Year Experience;

●             support the Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Technologist in developing online and face-to-face experiences for strengthening first year curriculum instructors’ information literacy and digital competencies;

●             develop LibGuide resources gathering identity-based scholarly materials, including discipline-specific scholarly content based on various social identities, that will serve as a resource for faculty, staff, and students.

Other responsibilities include:

●             Participation in the Library Liaison Program as a member of Hege’s Librarians’ Council in furthering professional services and programs, faculty partnerships, and the continued dynamic growth of the library’s physical, virtual, and special collections. As a faculty liaison, the Research and Learning Resident Librarian engages with faculty and students in assigned subject areas, providing library instruction and individual consultations supporting student research and creative endeavors; contributes to the development of library collections; and promotes the effective use of subject-specific information resources utilizing current technologies. Participation in the faculty governance process through attendance at faculty meetings and participation in other functions of the faculty as deemed appropriate and useful;

●             Other service to the College community as may be required and/or compatible with the professional responsibilities of the residency.

Expected professional development outcomes: By the conclusion of the residency, this librarian will have gained insights, expertise. and knowledge to work across academic programs and disciplines to support the development of a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as this relates to interdisciplinary research and learning. Focus on first year curriculum development will afford the Resident a unique opportunity to evidence a professional portfolio grounded in the ability to design an integrative and inclusive pedagogical strategy for achieving foundational information literacy and digital competencies learning outcomes among first year students. Working within a blended library and technology environment will provide this librarian with a unique opportunity to develop a blended perspective of services operating at the intersection of librarianship, academic technologies, and Guilford’s unique liberal arts educational experience as exemplified by The Guilford Edge.

Apply https://guilford.peopleadmin.com/postings/3035

Deadline: Review of applications will begin on 5/22/2019.

2019-2022 Residency Librarian-IA

Approximate date of posting  April 10, 2019

Position: Residency Librarian

Eligibility Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent OR an advanced degree supporting a specialized key program function earned in the past 3 years.

Experience in an academic or research library.

Experience, knowledge, or training that supports the functions of the selected home department.

Location: Ames, IA

Company/Organization   Iowa State University Library

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame: 3 years from hire date starting August 2019


Pay Grade 35
Salary Commensurate with qualifications

Source https://archivesgig.com/2019/04/09/ames-ia-residency-librarian-iowa-state-university-2/

Description The Iowa State University Library offers early-career librarians an opportunity to gain professional experience and mentoring through its library residency program. The purpose of the residency program is to attract and support early-career librarians who are members of historically underrepresented groups to successful careers in academic and research libraries.

The three-year program provides residents with a holistic understanding of academic and research libraries. It provides experience in different areas of librarianship, mentorship, opportunities to observe and participate in library leadership, and an introduction to professional service, research, and scholarship.

For the duration of the program, the Resident Librarian will be placed in a home department. The selection of the home department should match the Resident Librarian’s professional interests and expertise, aligned with strategic areas defined by the library. The Resident Librarian will be able to select their home department from the following:

Library Assessment Program

Preservation (a Conservation track or a Digital Preservation track)

Scholarly Communications (a Technical track or an Outreach track)

Special Collections and University Archives

Information about these departments can be found at http://www.lib.iastate.edu/about-library/library-diversity/residency/home-departments/.

In the first year, the Resident Librarian will gain a breadthof experience in a variety of functional areas of academic librarianship by completing rotations in the home department and two to three other library departments of the Resident Librarian’s choosing. An option of concentrated work in the home department with no rotations may be possible as well. For more information about potential rotation sites, visit http://www.lib.iastate.edu/about-library/library-diversity/residency/rotation-sites.

In the second and third years, the Resident Librarian will gain in-depth work experience in their home department. The Resident Librarian will work with a research mentor to design and conduct a third-year signature project, with the goal of disseminating research outcomes through publication and/or conference presentations.

The Resident Librarian will gain leadership and service experience through active participation in library committees and teams. They will also have opportunities to become involved in relevant regional and national professional organizations. Professional development funding is provided to enable professional and scholarly engagement at the national level.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to interact effectively with library staff and the university community and work both independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing team-based environment. Additionally, the successful candidate will possess adaptability, problem-solving and decision-making skills; have the ability to formulate and implement innovative approaches and solutions to problems; communicate complex ideas to a wide range of audiences; effectively communicate and collaborate; and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusion, social justice, public service and the land-grant mission.

Apply https://www.iastatejobs.com/   posting number posting #90152P.

Website: https://www.lib.iastate.edu/about-library/library-diversity/residency/rotation-sites

POC: Hilary Deike 515-294-0443 hdeike@iastate.edu

Deadline: 05/06/2019

2019-2021 Diversity Resident Librarian-TX

Approximate date of posting  April 9, 2019

Position: Diversity Resident Librarian

Eligibility MLS received in the last two years from an ALA-accredited graduate program, conferred by July 31, 2019  Previous library or archives experience including volunteering, working, or internships preferred

Location: Austin, Texas

Company/Organization  University of Texas, Austin

Schedule/Hours  Full time

Time Frame: Earliest Start Date:Aug 01, 2019- Expected to Continue Until Jul 31, 2021

Compensation: $50,000

Source https://archivesgig.com/2019/04/08/austin-tx-diversity-resident-librarians-university-of-texas-at-austin/

Description As a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, UT Libraries is pleased to offer this two-year academic librarian position for an early-career librarian or archivist from a historically underrepresented community. The residency program will provide specialized training, continuing education, and mentorship based on the resident’s professional interests and goals. The wide range of work experience gained through this position will enable the resident to build essential skills and assist with career planning. The resident will enrich UT Libraries by bringing in new ideas and perspectives and support UT Libraries commitment to build a diverse workforce and foster diversity within the profession.

Collaborate with other librarians and archivists to actively participate in the work of UT Libraries. Participate in a range of areas of academic librarianship, gaining both broad and deep understanding of how academic and research libraries operate. A final job description will be collaboratively developed in the first year and will include rotating through 3-4 Libraries’ units or areas, culminating in an immersive project-centered and skill-based experience in one select area during the second year. Develop essential skill sets needed for librarianship. Participate in professional library and scholarly organizations and UT Libraries committees for skill development and contribution to the profession. Develop and assist with projects that advance the mission of UT Libraries.

Rotations could include:

  • Library instruction and pedagogy
  • Special collections, rare books, and archives
  • Subject liaison librarianship and collection development
  • Digital scholarship, scholarly communications, and data management
  • Assessment and planning
  • Collections acquisitions and licensing
  • Digitization and preservation
  • Metadata and cataloging
  • Or other areas based on the resident’s interests

Apply to Apply: Applicants will be required to submit a resume, cover letter, list of references, and answer three supplemental questions

  • Resume/CV
  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest

To complete your application, you will be asked to answer three supplemental questions.

  • Why are you interested in the UT Libraries’ Residency Program, and what makes you the best candidate for the position?
  • How does your work, education, and/or life experience inform your approach to librarianship or archives?
  • What are three to four library or archival areas that you would like to gain more experience in? What specific skills do you hope to develop in each area?

Website: https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UTstaff/job/UT-MAIN-CAMPUS/Diversity-Resident-Librarian_R_00002823

Deadline: Priority consideration will be given for materials received by May 10, 2019

2019-2022 Academic Library Residency, PA

Approximate date of posting  March 8, 2019

Position: Diversity Residency Librarians (2) 

Eligibility Successful completion of an American Libraries Association (ALA) accredited Masters’ program, or the equivalent, Knowledge of current issues in academic libraries, Interest and potential to engage in research and scholarship of librarianship. Interest or experience in one of the strategic areas identified

*candidates with a J.D. only are encouraged to apply, especially within the Copyright and Scholarly Communication focus area.

Location: 03/08/2019

Company/Organization Penn State University: University Park Campus

The Penn State University Libraries invites applications for two positions in the third cohort of the Diversity Residency Librarian program. his program grows out of the University Libraries’ longstanding commitment to diversity. With each cohort of residents, we have incorporated feedback and adapted the program. As we continue our strategic initiatives, diversity emerges as a priority at every level. The University Libraries is ranked among the top 10 research libraries in North America, 


Time Frame  3 years


Source https://psu.jobs/job/86185

Website: http://www.libraries.psu.edu and http://www.cbicc.org

Description: Residents build on foundations of librarianship and contribute directly to an area of strategic importance for the University Libraries. The residents will have counterparts at other libraries and opportunities for networking through the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance. The University Libraries values diversity of thought, perspective, experience and people, and is actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect.

You will dedicate the duration of the residency in a primary strategic area contributing your own expertise, as well as gaining insights, transferrable skills, and deep experiences. An emphasis is placed on high-quality portfolio outcomes, suitable for publishing and presentation in national venues and support is provided for professional development and conference attendance. Opportunities are available in the following areas of strategic importance for the University Libraries: Assessment and User Experience, Copyright and Scholarly Communication,
(which would mean working in a department with two J.D. copyright librarians), Open Publishing and Open Educational Resources, Repository and Data Curation Services, Student Engagement, and User-centered Information Technology and Access to Information. Please identify one or more of these areas of interest in your cover letter and address all required qualifications in your documentation. You will participate actively in University and Libraries committees, councils and task forces and have a faculty mentor. You will become actively involved in relevant national and regional professional organizations and have support to participate in research and scholarship and service activities within the university and profession.

POC: Questions may be addressed to Emma Davidson, Faculty Search Coordinator, at emd21@psu.edu.

How to Apply: , Excellent communication skills as partially demonstrated in the included cover letter, https://psu.jobs/job/86185

Deadline: Review of applications will begin April 8 and continue until position is filled

2019 Programming and Engagement Resident Librarian-SC

Approximate date of posting  March 5, 2019

Position: Programming and Engagement Resident Librarian

  • Eligibility: ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship (or foreign equivalent) or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship (or foreign equivalent) or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries
  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace or libraries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience creating, organizing and delivering learning-focused programming and events
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong collaborations and partnerships
  • Experience with outreach to students or community groups

Location: Clemson, SC

Company/Organization  Clemson University

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame.

Compensation Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 12 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

Source: acrl-rig@lists.ala.org

Description:  Clemson University Libraries, as a member of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance, seek to engage an early-career librarian who is a member of historically underrepresented racial and/or ethnic groups in higher education so that they can gain professional academic experience in a supportive and collegial environment. This position will build inclusive community engagement programs in collaborative partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, such as academic and student support offices on campus and community partners outside the university. This is a two-year, full-time, non-tenure track temporary lecturer position under the direction of the Head, Information and Research Services.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cultivating positive relationships and work collaboratively with other members of the Libraries and the diversity committee to develop co-curricular library programming and community engagement activities
  • Actively seeking out opportunities to connect library services and resources to campus, community and regional needs
  • Listening to community needs in order to develop a robust portfolio of engagement activities
  • Developing programming and ongoing partnerships with the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center and other campus offices and student organizations that serve underrepresented groups
  • Designing program evaluations to assess the impact of library engagement activities on student success
  • Creation and maintenance of library research guides (LibGuides), curate book displays, and identify other ways to promote library resources and services
  • Provision of general library research services and participate in instruction initiatives 
  • Participation in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions

How to Apply  Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and three (3) reference contacts

Website https://apply.interfolio.com/61003

POC: Renna T. Redd

Interlibrary Loan Librarian

R. M. Cooper Library, Clemson University


rennar@clemson. edu

Deadline: Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by April 22, 2019 will be guaranteed consideration.