Monday, July 26, 2021

Job Opportunities at the UConn Library (Storrs) - Research Services Librarians

The posting is currently on UConn Jobs (Search 495455) and will be live through September 5, 2021.  You can also find the full description on our Employment Opportunities page, but applications must be submitted through UConn Jobs.  

Research Services Librarian (3 Openings)
In an exciting expansion of UConn Library’s Research Services unit, the Library seeks three collaborative and proactive individuals to serve as Research Services Librarians at the Librarian 1 or 2 rank.  Research Services Librarians connect UConn Library collections, services, and spaces to stakeholders in support of research, scholarship, teaching, and learning at UConn and in the state of Connecticut.  The Research Services Librarians engage in ongoing outreach and communication with students and faculty and contribute to the advancement of the UConn Library through collaborating with colleagues, partnering with stakeholders, and engaging with Library-wide initiatives in support of life-transformative education. 


The successful candidates will serve as liaison in one of three areas: Latina/o, Caribbean, Latin American, and Spanish Studies; social sciences; OR area studies (which may include Africana Studies or Asian and Asian American Studies).  Successful candidates will be offered the roles corresponding to their areas of expertise or in which they demonstrate the abilities to be proficient in research and instruction as related to those areas.  We encourage you to apply if you have additional experience in other related or emerging subject disciplines outside of the fields listed above. 


Appointment and Application Terms

This is a full-time position based in Storrs, Connecticut. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary and rank are dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience. 


Applications must be submitted online using UConn Jobs (Search 495455) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references. Candidates are encouraged to indicate the positional area(s) that they are interested in and must address in the cover letter and/or resume how their candidacy meets the position responsibilities, minimum qualifications, and preferred qualifications (if applicable).


Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by September 5, 2021. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


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