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Teaching and Learning Diversity resident librarian, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI


The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries are excited to announce that we are actively accepting applications for our new Teaching and Learning Diversity Resident Librarian position!

This position is a part of our diversity resident librarian program, which provides an opportunity for entry-level librarians from diverse backgrounds to begin their professional careers and develop skills and experience in academic librarianship. As members of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, we are committed to “increasing the hiring pipeline of qualified and talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.” (ACRL Diversity Alliance Website). This is a three-year placement designed to encourage and promote professional growth and development of recent graduates. This position will become permanent at the end of the three year residency.

This residency will offer opportunities to support student research and learning and contribute significantly to the Libraries’ instructional services. The position will provide instruction with a focus on foundational research skills, primarily for undergraduate general education courses. The librarian will identify and develop assessment and instruction strategies to measure meaningful impact and expand the instruction program’s reach and success. This position will collaborate with staff in the Libraries’ Teaching & Learning Programs office and with library instruction staff to create policies, procedures, and documentation in support of the instruction program.

When applying, your cover letter should speak to the following:

-Required qualifications, especially your interest in academic libraries and instruction

-Preferred qualifications

We encourage candidates from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to apply for this position, and to speak to the identities that inform their lived experience or their professional interests in their cover letter. Please use the following link for more information on our commitment to the ACRL Diversity Alliance:

How to apply:

For more information and to apply for the position, please visit Jobs at UW: PVL# – 276668. A cover letter and resume are required. All applications must be submitted through the Jobs at UW applicant system. Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your materials. A criminal background check is required.

Please feel free to forward this email to those who may be interested in joining us at the UW-Madison Libraries. Should you have any questions, contact Nate Ebert at[email protected].