Electronic Resources Resident Librarian

Description: 

Bates College seeks applications for a two-year Electronic Resources Resident Librarian. This position is allocated half-time to technical services and electronic resources. During the remaining half-time, the Resident Librarian will spend the first six months rotating through various functional areas, after which the resident will commit to the functional area(s) of their choice. Ladd Library is a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, dedicated to increasing the hiring pipeline of talented individuals from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. Early-career professionals from groups historically underrepresented in Library and Information Sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Institution: 
Bates College
Location: 
Lewiston, Maine
Application Deadline: 
Review begins March 1, 2019
More Information: 
Bates College seeks applications for a two-year (with optional one-year extension) Electronic Resources Resident Librarian. This residency position provides an opportunity for an entry-level librarian to explore and gain professional experience as an academic librarian.  
 
The Electronic Resources Resident Librarian position is allocated half-time to technical services and electronic resources, reporting to the Associate College Librarian for Collection Management and Scholarly Communications. The remaining half-time is distributed among other areas within Information and Library Services. The Resident Librarian will spend the first six months rotating through various functional areas of the library, archives, and curricular technology. After the initial rotation is complete, the resident will commit the remaining half-time to the functional area(s) of their choice.
 
The Resident Librarian is encouraged to actively engage in research, scholarship, and professional activities, and will be supported in pursuing professional development opportunities and in honing skills for future employment. The Resident will have access to a broad network of supportive colleagues and will be provided with both library and campus mentors. The Resident will also have the opportunity to attend professional conferences and Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance residency cohort meetups.
 

Ladd Library is working to achieve Bates’ institutional commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable campus by participating in ongoing campus equity and inclusion training and internal library programming. Ladd Library is a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, dedicated to increasing the hiring pipeline of talented individuals from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. Early-career professionals from groups historically underrepresented in Library and Information Sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more details, including our mentoring plan, residency benchmarks and rotation structure, please visit http://www.bates.edu/library/about. To apply, follow this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/60078.