Research & Instruction Librarian, The Latin American Library
Tulane University Job Location: Louisiana Date Created: 09-19-2022
The Latin American Library (LAL) at Tulane University invites applications for LAL Research and Instruction Librarian. We welcome applicants with a range of experiences, backgrounds, and interests, including recent graduates, early career professionals, and those seeking a new career path. Applicants are encouraged to share how their non-library specific skills and experiences speak to the job qualifications and needs. The successful applicant will share liaison and research support duties with other LAL librarians to Latin Americanist faculty, staff, and students across Tulane University and will be primarily responsible for classroom instruction. The full position description is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/112283.
Tulane & New Orleans Information
Tulane University is an AAU/Carnegie I/ARL Research Institution located in beautiful Uptown New Orleans bordering Audubon Park and the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line (listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places). For more information about Tulane, visit https://library.tulane.edu/about-tulane-university. A division within Tulane University Libraries (TUL), the LAL is one of the foremost collections of Latin Americana in the United States, including approximately 520,000 volumes of books and journals, 12,500 rare volumes, over 6000 linear feet of manuscripts, 4500 maps, 127,000 images, and a growing number of digital collections and resources documenting the histories, cultures and societies of Latin America, the Caribbean and their diasporas. The LAL employs 6 FTE (3 librarians; 3 support staff) and serves faculty and students affiliated with the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, social sciences and humanities academic departments across the University as well as visiting scholars from the United States, the Americas and Europe. The LAL has an active schedule of programming, exhibits, and invited speaker series throughout the academic year and hosts the Richard E. Greenleaf Fellowship Program for short-term research opportunities at the Library. For more information about the LAL visit https://library.tulane.edu/lal.
Salary & Benefits
The anticipated salary range is $55,000 – $67,000. Tulane University offers a competitive benefits package that includes relocation assistance, tuition assistance, support for professional development and travel, health insurance, and retirement contributions. Flexible work arrangements are also available after six months. For more details, visit https://hr.tulane.edu/benefits/benefits.
Tulane University Libraries is committed to integrating diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) into all aspects of our work and environment. We acknowledge that reaching these DEIA goals will strengthen our institution and allow for new directions in growth. You can learn more about these efforts on the TUL Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee page and the Tulane Strategy for Tomorrow website. Tulane University Libraries is committed to building a diverse workplace that welcomes and values all people, and we encourage you to apply if you have transferable skills and experience.
To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a letter of application, resumé, and the names with full contact information and relationship of at least three professional references, preferably current or past supervisors. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.