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Diversity Fellows (2 positions), University of California, Davis, CA

The Library at the University of California, Davis, seeks two dynamic, user-oriented, early-career librarians to participate in a two-year Diversity Fellowship Program. The goals of the program are to

  • Advance diversity and equal opportunity in the profession by recruiting individuals with the potential for leadership in addressing the barriers that have prevented individuals from traditionally underrepresented ethnic or racial minority groups, gender or gender identities, or physical or cognitive abilities from full participation in careers in academic librarianship
  • Recruit to the Library of the University of California, Davis, for the duration of the fellowship, individuals relatively new to working in a research library by providing opportunities to
    • contribute meaningfully to defining the changing role of research libraries and the required workforce of the future
    • acquire meaningful, practical experience in a research library in a top-rated research institution

This program will provide the incumbents with a supportive environment to gain the requisite knowledge, skills, and competencies to thrive in an academic library setting with a focus on promoting undergraduate and professional student academic success and life-long learning.

Early-career librarians who are interested in pursuing academic librarianship and have an interest in contributing meaningfully to defining the changing role of research libraries and the required workforce of the future, as well as those interested in acquiring meaningful, practical experience in a research library in a top-rated research institution are encouraged to apply. The Fellows report to the Head of Student Services and will participate in a team of professionals to work collaboratively to develop, implement, and support library information services for students of UC Davis.

Salary: Assistant Librarian, Salary Point 1, $55,014--Assistant Librarian, Salary Point 6, $62,854, depending on qualifications and experience. This is a two-year temporary position.


Apply: For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit
https://www.library.ucdavis.edu/careers/


Candidates applying by October 7, 2019 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.


This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

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