Collections Care Technician - Library Assistant IV

Library Sciences
22004701 Requisition #
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Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Four years of library work experience, or
  2. A combination of related work experience, undergraduate education, and/or post-high school library training totaling 5 years


Desired Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience in library conservation or collections care.
  • Prior experience in digital photography and Adobe suite.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in an academic environment, in a workplace setting, and/or in the community.
  • Prior experience with bookbinding and/or a demonstrated understanding of basic book structure.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to write technical documents.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively w/others, groups, and/or team settings.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role and importance of an academic library’s physical holdings in support of the institution’s mission of teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and clinical care.


Application Information:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. 

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification.  Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. 

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Starting salary will be $42,952. Merit pay level 12.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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