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GRINNELL COLLEGE LIBRARIES – 2-YEAR TERM REPLACEMENT – DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP AND INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN (START SUMMER 2018).

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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. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and provide names and email addresses for three professional references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Mark Christel, at librarysearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-3351.

Posting Details

Position Information

Date New Hire Needed 07/02/2018
Job Title GRINNELL COLLEGE LIBRARIES – 2-YEAR TERM REPLACEMENT – DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP AND INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN (START SUMMER 2018).
Department Library

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Grinnell College Libraries invite applications for a 2-year appointment as Digital Scholarship and Instruction Librarian at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Summer 2018. Candidates should have a graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program completed by the beginning of appointment. 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. Based upon their strengths and interests, the incumbent will also support some aspect(s) of the Libraries’ active technology program. Additional information about our libraries and mission can be found at http://www.grinnell.edu/libraries.

Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants

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. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and provide names and email addresses for three professional references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Mark Christel, at librarysearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-3351.

FLSA Category Exempt
Staff/Faculty Faculty
Employment Status Full-Time
Employment Category Term
Posting Date 01/08/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Number F00137
Diversity Statement

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, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, or any other protected class.

Professional References

Professional References

Instructions

We need to receive a minimum of 3 letters of reference in order for you to be fully considered for this position. Once your application is complete and you have received your confirmation number, the system will email requests for letters of reference to your reference providers. You will be able to track the status of these reference letters online. Be certain to submit your application well in advance of the deadline to ensure that your letters arrive by the closing date.

If your references are provided by Interfolio, please use the email address provided by Interfolio instead of your referee’s email address. If you have any questions, please contact Amber Robson (robsonam@grinnell.edu; 641-269-3100) for assistance.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
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  3. Unofficial Transcript 3
  4. Unofficial Transcript 4
  5. Other Document