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Digital Scholarship Librarian

Employer
University of California, Irvine Libraries
Location
Irvine, California (US)
Salary
$61,920 - $92,345
Date posted
Mar 5, 2024

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a creative, knowledgeable, collaborative, and user-oriented professional for the position of Digital Scholarship Librarian. As an integral part of UCI Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) Department, (https://www.lib.uci.edu/dss) the Digital Scholarship Librarian provides essential research support, instruction, and services that bolster robust digital research and learning across all disciplines.

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply.  The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

 

At the heart of University of California, Irvine’s academic community, the UCI Libraries plays a vital role in enabling our outstanding students, faculty and researchers to create new knowledge, develop lifelong learning skills, and make meaningful contributions to society.  We value innovation and collaboration, and we are committed to fostering an environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our commitment is described in our Diversity Statement and Plan, https://diversity.lib.uci.edu/diversity-statement-and-plan.  The UCI Libraries received the 2024 Library Excellence in Access and Diversity (LEAD) Award from Insight Into Diversity, https://www.insightintodiversity.com/  magazine, a leader in advancing best practices in DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) in higher education. The Libraries’ physical spaces consist of the Langson Library, the Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library. 

 

The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles and located on the homelands of the Acjachemen and Tongva peoples, (https://diversity.lib.uci.edu/land-acknowledgement).  Founded in 1965, UCI has over 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 1,800 faculty and staff.  Nearly 67% of UCI students identify themselves as Asian American, African American, Chicano/Latino, or Native American.  Over 50% of UCI’s bachelor’s degrees are awarded to first generation college students.  The University is committed to serving students from all backgrounds as demonstrated by UCI’s Black Thriving Initiative, (https://inclusion.uci.edu/uci-black-thriving-initiative/) and its designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), and a Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), (https://inclusion.uci.edu/msi/).  The New York Times ranks UCI as the #1 college doing the most for the American Dream, and U.S. News and Report ranks UCI among the top ten public universities in the nation.  The University offers graduate degrees in more than 100 academic disciplines and interdisciplinary programs in addition to the M.D. and J.D. 

 

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements. Librarians at UCI are academic appointees. [Include the following for represented positions]. Non-managerial librarians are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council – American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This is a represented position.

 

The full position description is listed on the UCI Libraries website at https://www.lib.uci.edu/libraries-experience/academic-staff-positions with links to additional websites featuring campus and community information. 

 

Apply via UCI AP Recruit at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08192.

 

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience based on the University of California pay scales.  Appointment is anticipated to be at the Assistant or Associate rank with a salary of $61,920 - $92,345. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and salary point at appointment. See Table for Represented Librarians at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KuPgUoTK1BqIcXLTZ_3zSmLzVUA83Hev/view?usp=sharing.

Applications received by April 1, 2024, will receive first consideration.

 

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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