Research Librarian for Visual Arts

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seek a creative, knowledgeable, and user-oriented Research Librarian for Visual Arts to plan and deliver innovative reference and instruction services, and to develop and manage excellent electronic, multimedia, and print collections in art, art history, and film and media studies.  The Research Librarian for Visual Arts will provide liaison and outreach to faculty and students in the School of Humanities and the Claire Trevor School of the Arts supporting programs in studio art, art history, film and media studies, and digital arts. The Research Librarian will be a member of the Reference Department and will also contribute to the Libraries’ general reference and instructional efforts.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Preferred appointment level is $47,544 – $70,956 (Assistant Librarian I – Librarian I).  Consideration will be given to applicants with a wide range of years of experience, including qualified early career librarians.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and excellence and are in a major period of change.  The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles.  Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 26,000 undergraduate and graduate students and about 1,500 faculty members.  UCI’s academic programs are ranked nationally among the top universities; several doctoral programs are ranked in the top ten.

The full position description with instructions on how to apply is listed on the UCI Libraries’ web site at http://www.lib.uci.edu/about/jobs/librarian-vacancies.html with links to additional web sites featuring campus and community information.  Applications received by March 1, 2013 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer  committed to excellence through diversity.

 

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