Website University of Wisconsin
|Official Job Title||Librarian I- Research, Learning and User Support|
|Working Title:||Social Sciences Librarian|
|Department||B503100 Library User Services|
|Position Type||Non-Teaching Academic Staff|
|Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)||
As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates more than 26,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin.
The UWM Libraries—Golda Meir Library on the Milwaukee campus and two branches, UWM at Waukesha Library and UWM at Washington County Library—advance the campus mission by providing access to holdings of more than 5.4 million physical items, 200,000 e-books, and 142,000 digital serials.
The UWM Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in the Council of University of Wisconsin Libraries, the Digital Public Library of America, the Midwest Art Conservation Center, Recollection Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Area Research Center Network, and the World Digital Library. The Libraries use Ex Libris’ Alma for its integrated library system, OCLC’s CONTENTdm for its digital collections, and bepress’ Digital Commons to share the intellectual output of UWM’s faculty and research community.
The UWM Libraries value diversity in all of its forms, including who we are, how we think, and what we do. We strive to create a sense of belonging for all people, including those who have been historically underrepresented at UWM.
This position supports the university goals to be excellent in inter-disciplinary research and graduate highly educated individuals at all degree levels. Working under the leadership of the Research Services Lead, position responsibilities include providing effective delivery of instruction and consultations to students, staff and faculty; engaging in academic outreach to assigned departments; and contribution to programming to educate graduate students and faculty on established and emerging practices in scholarly communication. This position is expected to provide excellent customer service in a professional manner and serve as a model representative of UWM and the Libraries.
Salary: This position comes with a competitive salary and benefit package. The starting salary is $43,870. Benefit summary: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl21.pdf
Master’s of Library Science/Master’s of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution
Completed application materials must include a cover letter addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position as listed above, a resume or curriculum vitae, and three professional references. This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2022. Applications received after December 31, 2021 may not receive consideration.
|Continuous (Open Until Filled?)||Yes|
|If Continuous, Initial Review Date||01/01/2022|
|Position Contact Name||Andy Yang|
|Contact Email||[email protected]|
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact [email protected] or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
CBC and Reference Check Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.
In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
Title and Total Compensation Project
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/
To apply for this job please visit jobs.uwm.edu.