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We have a new position open for a Data, Science & Engineering Diversity Resident Librarian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The details are in the full ad available here: https://www.library.wisc.edu/news/2020/08/13/were-hiring-diversity-resident-librarian/
Below is an overview of the Diversity Resident Librarian Program and position:
The Diversity Resident Librarian Program<https://www.library.wisc.edu/about/employment/diversity-resident-librarian/> was established in 2013. This program provides an opportunity for entry-level librarians from diverse backgrounds to begin their professional careers and develop skills and experience in academic librarianship. As members of the ACRL Diversity Alliance<http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/diversityalliance>, we are committed to “increasing the hiring pipeline of individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.”
This is a three-year placement designed to encourage and promote professional growth and development of recent graduates. It provides a broad-based awareness of principles and practices in an area of academic library specialization. The applicant does not need to have prior experience but should show an interest in the specialization area and a desire to learn the skills necessary to be successful on the job.
The Data, Science & Engineering Diversity Resident Librarian at UW-Madison Libraries will actively engage the science and engineering research community, with an emphasis on the ongoing delivery and development of services for research data, data sciences and scholarly communication, in a supported and dynamic environment.
How to Apply
To apply for the position, please send a cover letter and resume to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
The cover letter should speak to:
* Required qualifications
* Interest in science and engineering librarianship and data services
* Reasons for applying to a diversity residency program
Applications requested by September 8, 2020. The position may start as early as November 2, 2020. Starting Salary: $53,000 with an excellent benefits package.
Any questions may be directed to Nate Ebert at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Heather Shimon (she/her/hers) | Science & Engineering Librarian
Working remotely, checking email regularly
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Science & Engineering Libraries | Steenbock Library
University of Wisconsin-Madison