Assistant Librarian, Pauline A. Young Residency, Delaware

Position: Assistant Librarian; Pauline A. Young Residency
Salary: Unspecified
Institution: University of Delaware
Location: Delaware
Date posted: 4/14/2008

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Library: University of Delaware, Pauline A. Young Residency. The University of Delaware Library seeks energetic, self-directed new librarians interested in developing a career in academic research librarianship. This two-year residency offers a breadth of professional experience in a technology-rich, academic research library setting. First-year assignments may include assisting with reference services and instruction; working with multimedia services; expanding access to electronic resources; processing collections; and organization and staff development activities. In the second year the resident selects an area of responsibility that builds on this foundation and furthers his or her specific professional goals. Full job description is available at:

Position Requirements: Recent graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues and library users from diverse backgrounds. Willingness to learn and a desire for professional growth.

Salary: Appointment at the Assistant Librarian level. Minimum $43,600.

Benefits: University of Delaware provides a generous and comprehensive benefits package for employees. Please see:

To Apply: Send or e-mail letter of interest, current resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to Julie Brewer, Coordinator, Personnel and Staff Development, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware 19717-5267; or e-mail to: by May 16, 2008. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women.

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