Position Opening: 2014-2016 Diversity Resident Librarian at UNCG

The UnAbbrevULVColoriversity Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro has established a two-year Post MLS Diversity Residency program to provide growth and development for a newly degreed librarian who has a demonstrated commitment to diverse and historically underrepresented populations. The purpose of the Residency program is to attract a recent graduate to the challenging and rewarding career of academic librarianship.

In the first year, the Resident will work in multiple functional areas to be determined mutually by the Resident’s interests and the needs of the Libraries. In the second year, the Resident will develop specialized expertise by focusing on one functional unit. The Resident will be expected to plan and execute a major project during the second year. Residents will provide service and gain valuable experience in multiple facets of academic librarianship through this process. The Resident will serve on library committees as appropriate, including the Diversity Committee and search committees.

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science, awarded no later than August 2014
  • A strong interest in the pursuit of a career in academic librarianship
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations
  • General knowledge of traditional and electronic information resources
  • An ability to work successfully in a collegial team environment
  • An interest in professional development and research
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills


Review of applications will begin February 28, 2014 and will remain open until the candidate is selected. To apply for the position, go to: https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/956



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