DescriptionThe NCSU Libraries has a well-earned reputation for creating adventurous library spaces and innovative services that delight today’s students and researchers. The award-winning James B. Hunt Jr. Library, opened in 2013 on NC State’s Centennial Campus, offers faculty and students access to advanced technologies such as large-scale visualization, simulated environments, 3D imagery, and interactive computing that are enabling revolutionary ways to see and use information. An iconic building that captures NC State’s spirit of innovation in education and research, the Hunt Library is recognized as one of the world’s most creative learning and collaborative spaces and a model for “the library of the future”. The D. H. Hill Library, serving the main campus, combines the best of tradition and innovation, housing special collections and a beautiful gallery alongside vibrant, experiential spaces such as the Learning Commons, Technology Sandbox, Visualization Studio, and Makerspace. If you are a person who would like to provide a new generation of library users with everything they can imagine and more, consider applying for this position.
Professional positions for new librarians
The NCSU Libraries Fellows program offers a unique opportunity to a select group of M.L.S. and M.I.S. graduates who will receive the degree between September 2014 and August 2015. Fellows will be appointed at the rank of librarian for a two-year term from July 2015 through June 2017. An option for January or September placement may be available, depending upon graduation date. The NCSU Libraries is particularly well known for its digital library programs, its technological advances, and its commitment to defining the future of librarianship. The NCSU Libraries offers Fellows the opportunity for rapid professional growth through assignment to one of the Libraries’ strategic initiatives, combined with experience and mentoring in a department.
Why choose the NCSU Libraries for your first professional position?
The NCSU Libraries offers you the opportunity to launch your career in a leading research library, where librarians experience the rewards of working with a diverse clientele, including outstanding faculty and students in nationally ranked academic programs. You will gain experience in teamwork and have access to decision makers. Your assignment to an innovative initiative allows you to work closely with librarians and information technology professionals throughout the library. The NCSU Libraries Fellows program differs from many others by allowing Fellows to determine the direction of their development by choosing the initiative or the home department to which they are assigned. Library managers and administrators are readily available to provide feedback and guidance to help you develop skills and learn how to make good career decisions. The Fellows program can provide you with experiences that will enhance your learning potential and future career opportunities.
How to apply
Published: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 09:19 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC