African & African American Studies Diversity Librarian at Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University Libraries seeks applications for a 2018-2020 Resident Librarian. In this two-year faculty position, the Resident will gain meaningful experience in multiple areas of academic librarianship. The rotation model of the first year will give the resident the opportunity to multiple explore areas librarianship in depth. In the second year, the librarian will be fully immersed in a selected area based on interest and skill. Throughout the residency, the librarian will have opportunities for professional development, research, and service. The resident will receive financial support for professional development, including for attendance at national conferences, and will participate in the Libraries’ mentoring program.

LSU Libraries is committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and encourages applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and candidates who demonstrate a commitment to applying and incorporating the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.

This two-year library residency program, designed to engage librarians who are members of historically underrepresented groups, will give the successful candidate an opportunity to gain experience and skills necessary to thrive as an academic and research librarian. LSU Libraries is a member of, and is committed to the principles of the Association of College & Research Libraries Diversity Alliance: http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/diversityalliance. Louisiana State University values diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

 

For more information and to apply, please visit the job posting.

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