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Digital Scholarship & Instruction Librarian

Job in Grinnell - IA Iowa - USA
Company: Grinnell College
Full Time position
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Job specializations:
  • Education
    Academic, International Education, University Professor, Education Administration
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Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Digital Scholarship And Instruction Librarian Grinnell College Libraries seek a librarian to fill a temporary

appointment with rank as Assistant Professor. The

appointee will engage students and faculty in a variety of

collaborative roles, including providing one-on-one consultations,

teaching research literacy classes, supporting undergraduate

research, and providing outreach to academic departments and

concentrations. The Libraries have an active technology program

supporting innovations in scholarly communications, digital liberal

arts/digital humanities, patron services, and technical services,

and the appointee will participate in providing support in one or

more of these areas. The appointee will be an integral part of a

collegial team of library faculty and will have the opportunity to

define additional responsibilities depending on library needs

and the appointee's interests and skills. The position offers

monetary support for relocation and ongoing professional

development, structured mentoring as part of a new faculty cohort,

and exceptional opportunity for creativity in the practice of

librarianship, pedagogy, and scholarship.

Requires: a graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program

completed by beginning of appointment, excellent oral and written

communication skills, flexibility, comfort using library

technologies and teaching undergraduate research strategies,

previous experience working in an academic library (pre-MLIS

experience acceptable), self-motivation, ability to be effective

and inclusive in working with a diverse campus community

that makes heavy demands on library services, a preference for

working in a collaborative environment, and experience with and/or

interest in one or more of the following: scholarly communication,

digital humanities tools/methods, UX/UI, data services, and

digitization/digital preservation. Recent graduates are encouraged

to apply. Salary range of $56,000 or higher, depending on


Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate

liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social

responsibility. In letters of application,

candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a

librarian in a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college

that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They should also discuss their potential to contribute to a

college community that maintains a diversity of people and

perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full

consideration, all application materials should be received by Feb.

19, 2018. (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below) our application website at

to find more details about the job and submit applications

online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application,

curriculum vitae, and provide email addresses for three

professional references. Questions about this search should be

directed to the search chair, Mark Christel, at

or .

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and

maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment

for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of

nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing,

and in access to and participation in its education programs,

services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the

basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender,

sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status,

veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed,

or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on

successful completion of a background check. Category: Education , Keywords: Academic Librarian
Position Requirements
1 to 2 Years work experience
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