Shared Expectations for All Staff
- Applies the principles of the Library’s Strategic Framework and core values through active contribution and cooperation in achieving Library, Area, and Unit priorities and operational goals.
- Demonstrates reliable and effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to provide excellent professional service and collaborate with other departments and divisions within the Library and across the University.
- Demonstrates active learning in and communication of ongoing trends and developments related to professional and positional responsibilities.
- Works effectively in current office applications, software, and communication tools as employed by the UConn Library and the University of Connecticut.
- Exhibits appreciation of, sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse working environment, inclusive of social, economic, cultural, ideological, gender, racial, ethnic, and any other underrepresented backgrounds.
- Performs duties parallel to position responsibilities as required.
- Ph.D. or ALA-accredited MLIS or MIS or other relevant terminal graduate degree.
- Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of researchers, staff, and students.
- Demonstrated leadership and excellent communication skills.
- Demonstrated understanding of archival research and archival practice.
- Demonstrated potential to develop expertise in current and emerging digital technologies.
- Demonstrated ability in analytical reasoning and creative problem-solving.
- Experience in an academic research library.
- Knowledge of metadata structures and data preservation strategies.
- Experience using and/or supporting research computing technology.
- Broad familiarity with IT systems and infrastructure.
- Demonstrated experience conducting outreach and engagement.
- Experience working with cross-disciplinary teams.
UConn is one of the top public research universities in the nation, with more than 30,000 students pursuing answers to critical questions in labs, lecture halls, and the community. Knowledge exploration throughout the University’s network of campuses is united by a culture of innovation. An unprecedented commitment from the State of Connecticut ensures UConn attracts internationally renowned faculty and the world’s brightest students. As a vibrant, progressive leader, UConn fosters a diverse and dynamic culture that meets the challenges of a changing global society.
UConn is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians, and salutatorians who make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top public research universities.
This position is a full-time, one-year, end-dated position with the possibility for a second-year renewal. The position is based in Storrs.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #497774 to upload a detailed resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Candidates must address in their cover letter and/or resume how their candidacy meets the position responsibilities, minimum qualifications, and preferred qualifications (if applicable). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 pm. Eastern time on September 5, 2023.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.
The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.
Advertised: Aug 16 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Sep 05 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
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Published: Thursday, August 17, 2023 18:37 UTC
Last updated: Thursday, August 17, 2023 18:37 UTC