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Come join our team! Mississippi University for Women is hiring a Data Services Librarian to be a tenure-track, student-centered team member, who develops services and instruction support for data use, literacy, management, and curation across a variety of academic programs. This position supports the university’s commitment to IDEA practices ( by contributing to an equitable, diverse working environment for campus and community. The successful candidate will also participate in instruction and development of the library’s newly-developed Digital Studies minor ( by teaching and working closely with colleagues on campus to increase understanding of data resources, tools, skills, and ethics.

Mississippi University for Women (MUW), a public institution since 1884, provides high quality undergraduate and graduate education for women and men in a variety of liberal arts and professional programs, while maintaining its historic commitment to academic and leadership development for women. The tight-knit campus, serving around 3,000 students, boasts a 12:1 student to faculty ratio on a beautiful campus near downtown Columbus, MS.

Fant Memorial Library ( is committed to promoting a welcoming, inclusive environment that aims to be the heart of campus and bring targeted, innovative resources and services to the MUW community to facilitate excellence in teaching, research, and learning—both online and in-person. We are invested in our library faculty and staff, encouraging professional development and providing support for professional and personal growth. More info on the library and a link to the application:


Let me know if you have any questions about the position or our library program. I’m happy to talk more about it!



Hillary A. H. Richardson, M.A., M.L.I.S.

Associate Professor

Coordinator of Undergraduate Research & Information Literacy

Fant Memorial Library | Mississippi University for Women

1100 College Street, MUW-1625

Columbus, MS 39701

662-329-7334 |

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