Head of Research and Access Applications

Lexington, KY
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Created: September 2, 2021


The University of Kentucky Libraries is accepting applications for the Head of Research and Access Applications Librarian position: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/349679. The position is responsible for the overall planning, coordination, and management of key applications that support user access to information, including UK Libraries Drupal website, Springshare, and other specialized digital libraries and services. The successful candidate will be a creative problem solver with a commitment to the design, development, and implementation of web solutions that optimize user experience and provide seamless discovery of and access to library resources.

Application review will begin September 29, but the position will remain open until filled.  

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

For consecutive years now, the University of Kentucky has been recognized as one of the best employers in higher education by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked among America's Best Employers and Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes magazine. This national recognition is due in part to the wide array of excellent benefit options available to employees, including, but not limited to, the very generous 200% retirement match: Benefits | UK Human Resources (uky.edu)

Library tenure-track faculty are also eligible to receive a generous relocation allowance, start-up funding for research, and annual professional development/travel funds.


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Published: Friday, September 3, 2021 16:05 UTC

Last updated: Friday, September 3, 2021 16:05 UTC