Data Services Librarian

Litte Rock, AR
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Created: June 6, 2018


The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Collections and Archives (C&A) division is seeking applicants for the position of Data Services Librarian (R98111) at the Ottenheimer Library.

The Data Services Librarian will shape a data services program within an evolving academic library environment. This position specializes in the production, archiving, cataloging, documenting, provision, and assistance in the proper use of quantitative and qualitative information gathered through systematic methods. Reporting to the Discovery and Metadata Coordinator, this position holds a faculty appointment with rank leading to tenure. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.


The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is located in the state’s capital city, a center of government, commerce, education, and arts and culture. The city is listed as one of America’s Top Ten Best Value Cities (, ranked #1 is “America’s 10 Great Places to Live”(Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine), and named one of America’s “Five Secret Foodie Cities” (Forbes Travel Guide). Rich in history, the city is also home to future-oriented ventures like Heifer Village (imagine a world free of hunger and poverty) and the new Technology Park (a 21st-century idea factory). With a mild climate and a variety of scenic experiences, Little Rock offers outdoor adventures for runners, bicyclists, campers, or just the occasional walk along the river trail.


Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited school is required. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. 


Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a library setting.


Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available on the Human Resources' website at Incomplete applications will not be considered.


This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.


The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

How to apply


Louise L. Lowe, MLIS | Student Success Coordinator

Collections & Archives / Ottenheimer Library | U A Little Rock

2801 S. University Ave | Little Rock, Arkansas 72204-1009

LIB 101-D | 501-682-3536 |


Published: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 23:08 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 23:08 UTC