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Social Sciences Librarian

Social Sciences Librarian

University of Tennessee Libraries Job Location: Tennessee Apply By: Open until filled Date Created: 03-29-2021

The University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK), a Research 1 institution and the flagship institution for the state, is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join the collaborative and innovative Liaison Programs team at the University Libraries. UTK is located in Knoxville, a vibrant city in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee. Knoxville's metro area boasts a population of 850,000 and the surrounding region offers a variety of recreational opportunities and an affordable cost-of-living.

This position advances the teaching and research missions of the University by proactively building partnerships and delivering responsive library expertise to the faculty, staff, and students of the College of Communication and Information’s (CCI) four schools: Advertising & Public Relations, Communication Studies, Journalism & Electronic Media, and Information Sciences, home to the university’s ALA-accredited Master of Science in Information Sciences (MSIS) program.

The successful candidate will provide in-depth consultation, engagement and instruction to faculty and students with an emphasis on opportunities that reflect inclusive experiences, perspectives, and learning styles.

The UT Libraries champions diversity in collections and staffing. The University of Tennessee is committed to creating a welcoming environment. More information about how we put our principles of civility and community into action is available at https://www.lib.utk.edu/diversity/.

Additional information about this position and the UT community is available at https://www.lib.utk.edu/employment/position/social-sciences-librarian/

A background check and official transcripts are required prior to hiring. In order to be considered for candidacy, you must submit, via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/85545, a cover letter addressing the above qualifications, a current resume or CV, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three recent references. Questions may be directed to Elizabeth Greene, Executive Director, Libraries Administration and Human Resources, ejgreene@utk.edu. Review of applications will begin May 14, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be held using protocols in place at the time for social distancing.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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