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Ekstrom Library

Diversity Residency: Applying

Where can I apply?

You can apply at:

Please attach the following:

  • Resume/CV
  • Letter of interest detailing your familiarity, aptitude, and/or experience with the required and desired qualifications
  • Three references with name, address, phone number and e-mail address for each

What are the required qualifications?

  • Recent graduate (with less than three years professional experience) from an ALA-accredited Master's degree program
  • Interest in a career in academic librarianship
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and knowledge of instructional approaches
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and advocacy for historically underrepresented groups
  • Good critical thinking skills
  • Ability to commit to goals and achieve established outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment as well as the ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of reference services and sources
  • Knowledge of technology and its applications to libraries
  • Commitment to professional achievement and growth

Do you have any preferred qualifications?

  • Teaching experience and/or experience working with students in an educational setting
  • Experience with EndNote or other citation management programs

What is the hiring timeline?

This is a rough estimate of our process:

  • January - February: Call for Applications
  • February - April: Reviewing Applications
  • April: Phone Interviews
  • May: In-Person Interviews

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