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Required Education

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program in Library and Information Science on or by May 31, 2019

Required qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in an academic environment, in a workplace setting, and/or in the community.
  • Demonstrated experience taking on new challenges and opportunities with initiative and creativity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based setting where consultation, flexibility, reliability, collaboration and cooperation are essential.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated interest in professional development that will enhance the candidate’s value to the Libraries, the University, and the profession.

Desired qualifications:

  • Ability to articulate awareness of inequities and challenges faced by historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged groups.
  • 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).
  • Demonstrated understanding of Encoded Archival Descriptions (EAD) and Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) 
  • Experience working with archival collections in a variety of formats

Universal Competencies

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and respectful manner while appreciating the unique contribution of an inclusive workforce that brings together the talents of people across multiple identities, including: race, creed, color, religion, national origins, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.


Collaboration/Positive Impact

Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner and utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/needs.


Service Excellence/Customer Focus 

Ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner.  Ability to effectively transmit and interpret information through appropriate communication with internal and external customers.

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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