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    Posted: 31/Aug/2017 at 3:58pm
ACRL Diversity Alliance Resident Librarian Program (Two positions)
University of Virginia Library

The University of Virginia Libraries invites applications from early career librarians for our three-year Resident Librarians program. The program is part of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance. The purpose is enrich the profession by introducing new perspectives and encouraging dialogue among librarians from diverse backgrounds. Residents will join a cohort of Residents/Fellows from 30 other ACRL Diversity Alliance member institutions.
Qualifications: Candidate must have received the M.L.S. or M.L.I.S. degree no earlier than January of 2016 and no later than May of 2018. Candidates shall have a demonstrated commitment to inclusive conduct and multi-cultural skills contributing to an inclusive workplace in which individuals of a broad range of cultures, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives can fully participate and work productively and creatively together. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, ability to plan and manage projects, and an ability to work creatively and collaboratively. General knowledge of print and digital resources through coursework, pre-professional or professional experience is expected. Candidate must be committed to working with students and faculty at a research university.   Public service experience is preferred.
Residency: Residents will have professional opportunities in areas of the Library and affiliated organizations including: Scholarly Communication, Special Collections, Preservation, and Scholar’s Lab for Digital Humanities, IT, User Experience, Library Services, Content & Acquisitions, and the Data Science Institute.   Each resident is expected to shape the residency to his or her interest, and each is expected to design and deliver a capstone project as part of this three-year appointment.
Salary and benefits: Residents will receive competitive salaries commensurate with their education and experience, as well as full-time staff benefits and funding for travel and professional development.
Deadlines: The application period will open August 1, 2017 and close on January 15, 2018 with a July 1, 2018 start date.

For more information, http://www.library.virginia.edu/resident-librarian/ information. Or email Phylissa Mitchell at lm6g@virginia.edu. STOP BY OUR OPEN HOUSE October 20, 2017, 1 -5 p.m.

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