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Community and Student Life Archivist - Residency Librarian

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20001983 Requisition #
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Required Education 

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program in Library and Information Science on or by May 31, 2020.  
Required Qualifications: 
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in an academic environment, in a workplace setting, and/or in the community. 
  • Ability to articulate awareness of inequities and challenges faced by historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged groups, and/or the negative consequences of underutilization. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based setting where consultation, flexibility, reliabilityinitiativecreativity, collaboration and cooperation are essential. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated interest in professional development.  
Desired Qualifications: 
  • Classwork, certifications (such as Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA) certification), concentration(s), or additional degree(s) in special collections, archives, or records management (such as the Records and Information Management (RIM) certificate). 
  • Advanced knowledge of Special Collections and archives as demonstrated through advanced classwork, certification, or prior work experience. 

Application Procedure 

In order to be eligible for interview, applicants must upload the following and mark them as “relevant files” when you upload the documents: 

  1. Current resume 
  2. Cover letter that clearly addresses how you meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. 
  3. Statement of 300 words or less addressing your awareness of inequities and challenges faced by historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged groups. 

 Individuals whose applications fail to contain all required materials will not be considered for the position. This position is open until filled. Applicants who apply by April 30, 2020, will receive priority consideration.  


References will be requested from candidates at a later point in the interview process. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and degree verification prior to being offered the position. 

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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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 fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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