Sackner Archive Project Coordinator Librarian

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Required Qualifications:

  • A graduate degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in an academic environment, in a workplace setting, and/or in the community.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based setting where consultation, flexibility, and collaboration are essential.

Desired Qualifications:

  • An additional advanced degree in a field related to the position, such as Art or Art History.
  • Experience working in an archives or special collections, including the physical handling of materials.
  • Coursework or training in special collections librarianship, archives, art history, studio art, and/or museum studies.

 

The University of Iowa Libraries system consists of the Main Library, the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and a number of branch libraries. The UI Libraries has more than 5.7 million volumes including thousands of electronic resources.  We coordinate the development and maintenance of the University’s locally-created open access digital resources including the Iowa Digital Library, featuring close to a million digitized texts, images, and audio and video recordings, as well as Iowa Research Online, our institutional repository. Our Special Collections include over 250,000 rare books, ranging in age from the 15th century to newly created artists’ books, as well as 4.7 miles of manuscripts. We also host the Greater Midwestern Regional Library of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.   

 

The University of Iowa Libraries is a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, the Association of Research Libraries and a variety of other regional and national collaboratives focused on information services at scale.  The Libraries provides a program of support for professional development activities and its staff members are actively engaged in national cooperative efforts.  The Libraries are a founding member of the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Diversity Alliance.

 

Application details:

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 regarding diversity, equity, access, and inclusion. The University of Iowa Libraries welcomes and serves all, including people of color from all nations, immigrants, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+, and the most vulnerable in our community. We safeguard the human right to access information. We offer educational resources that promote diversity, equity, access, and inclusion, and we strive to build collections that reflect all points of view on current and historical issues. Include an applicant statement to include examples of ways you have advanced diversity, equity, access, and inclusion in the workplace or community or provide other evidence of your demonstrated commitment to diversity.

 

The Librarian classification starting salary range is $49,000 - $51,000. This position will be posted through at least May 20, 2022 and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original 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. {insert any additional hiring requirements}.


For additional questions, please contact Andrea Rost at andrea-rost@uiowa.edu.

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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