Position: Literature and Africana Studies Librarian (Search No: 496663)
Deadline: August 22, 2021
Pay Grade: 29E -30E
Context of the job:
The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks an outstanding individual to hold the position of Librarian for Literature and Africana Studies to join a team of colleagues in the delivery of excellent and responsive research, information and instructional services. The position reports to the Head, Reference and Instructional Services Department. The position also has a reporting responsibility to the Head, Collection Management and Licensed Electronic Content Department for collection-related activities.
The librarian serves as a subject specialist for English and American Literature, Africana Studies, Theatre and possibly other humanities disciplines.
General Information: The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press is committed to student success, scholarly research and inclusive excellence. The Library is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility and antiracism and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. The Library collaborates with strategic campus partners to achieve these priorities, as well as with national professional organizations including the Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Coalition for Networked Information, Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, OCLC Research Partnership, SPARC, HathiTrust, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and the ACRL Diversity Alliance. More information about the Library is available at: library.udel.edu
Rank: Appointment expected at the rank of Assistant Librarian, pay grade 29E (less than 3 years) or Senior Assistant Librarian, pay grade 30E (3-8 years). More information about the University of Delaware Library Rank and Promotion System is available at: library.udel.edu/about/employment/rank-and-promotion-system/
Benefits: 22 vacation days. Generous 403B retirement plan. Tuition remission for dependents and spouses, and course fee waiver for employee. Full information about University of Delaware benefits is available at: www.udel.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/benefits/
To Apply: Include cover letter and resume, along with the names and contact information of three employment references, in a single document, following University of Delaware application instructions at: www.udel.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/careers/
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html