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Faculty Positions

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Electronic Resources Librarian

The University of Alabama Libraries seeks a collaborative, dynamic librarian to fill the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Coordinator of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources, the Electronic Resources Librarian ensures optimal and accurate access to subscription resources, including databases, electronic journals, and e-books. The Electronic Resources Librarian supports the development of new methods of subscription and resource acquisition and strives to increase available resources for The University of Alabama community. As a tenure-track faculty librarian in the Resource Acquisition & Discovery unit, this position contributes to the overall management of the area, helping to ensure completion of goals in an efficient manner in support of university and library strategic goals. The successful candidate must have willingness for continual learning, development, and application of additional expertise through work related experiences and professional development opportunities. They must possess the ability to deal with change, ambiguity, and complex problems in an academic setting.

The University of Alabama Libraries is engaged as a beta partner on the FOLIO project. The Electronic Resources Librarian will work as part of the FOLIO project management cycle as modules are developed and tested. University Libraries currently is a Voyager site and uses EBSCO Discovery Service as its discovery layer.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing subscription resources through the establishment of product trials, license review, access management, record maintenance, subscription renewal, and ongoing vendor relations.
  • Collecting and reporting financial and usage statistics in various forms.
  • Processing invoices in a timely manner.
  • Using ILS acquisitions modules for financial management and processing of collections, currently Voyager and FOLIO.
  • Troubleshooting, customizing, and linking in EBSCO Discovery Service;
  • Activating and managing new and existing e-resources within the knowledgebase of the University Libraries access management systems.
  • Developing proactive methods to preempt e-resource access problems before they are reported.
  • Resolving problems relating to e-resources access in a timely manner.
  • Monitoring trends in e-resource management, analyzing tools and workflows, exploring new models and recommending changes to existing tools and workflows as appropriate.
  • Providing information, training, and support to inform colleagues and the campus of new features and interface changes related to e-resource discovery.
  • Promoting and improving resource access by updating, customizing, and integrating interfaces for e-resource discovery, including vendor platforms for databases/e-journals/e-books, and other library resources.
  • Responsibilities of the position evolve as the library environment continues to change.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Prior experience working in an academic library.
  • Demonstrated aptitude and experience with relevant information technology, such as integrated library systems, open-URL link resolvers, and Microsoft Office applications, including proficiency with Excel.
  • Knowledge of web technologies and metadata standards related to effective e-resource access and discovery. Demonstrated ability to plan, initiate, and implement effective programs, projects, and services.
  • Strong commitment to customer service excellence.
  • Proven ability to utilize effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, students, and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to view issues from an institutional and library-wide perspective and to manage organizational change.
  • Commitment to conduct research and scholarship consistent with the requirements of a tenure-track faculty appointment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two or more years’ experience working with electronic resources in an academic research library setting.
  • Detailed understanding of current models, practices, and tools used by academic libraries for the acquisition and management of e-resources.
  • Familiarity with collection analysis and assessment of print and electronic resources, including an understanding of the COUNTER usage data standard
  • A thorough understanding of records management and organizational strategies necessary to coordinate and maintain e-resources workflow effectively (e.g., tracking purchases, subscription terms, payments, access set-up, etc.)
  • Proficiency with the EBSCO suite of tools, including EBSCOAdmin, EBSCONet, EBSCO Usage Consolidation, EBSCO Collection Manager, EBSCO API, Full Text Finder, GOBI, etc.
  • Knowledge of or experience with the FOLIO library services platform

ENVIRONMENT: The University of Alabama, The Capstone University, is the State of Alabama’s flagship public university, and the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. UA enrolls over 38,320 students, with record breaking freshman classes for each of the past three years. UA has also increased graduate student enrollment by seven percent for Fall 2021. Ranked among the top 70 public universities in the nation by U.S. World and News Report’s annual college rankings for more than a decade, UA ranked 67th among public universities in 2020 rankings. UA made the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates in 2021. University of Alabama students continue to win prestigious national awards. Fifty-nine UA students have been named Goldwater Scholars. The University of Alabama has produced a total of 15 Rhodes Scholars, 16 Truman Scholars, 32 Hollins Scholars, and 11 Boren Scholars. The University of Alabama is a leader among public universities nationwide for enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 900 currently enrolled, the highest number in UA’s history. Under the leadership of President Stuart Bell, UA has launched a strategic planning process that includes an aggressive research agenda and expansion of graduate education. There are currently 36 faculty who have received NSF Career awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition of top performing young scientists. UA was also recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for the fifth time in six years in 2021-2022. UA is located in Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of over 250,000, with a vibrant economy, a moderate climate, and reputation across the South as an innovative, progressive community with an excellent quality of life. Tuscaloosa provides easy access to mountains, several larger cities, and the beautiful Gulf Coast.

The University Libraries maintains memberships in the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Coalition of Networked Information, centerNET, LYRASIS, HathiTrust, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, LOCKSS, the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries, and the Alabama Digital Preservation Network. As a U.S. Government Documents Regional Depository since 1860, the UA Libraries serves Alabama libraries and the public. The University Libraries homepage may be accessed at http://www.libraries.ua.edu

Prior to employment the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background investigation.

SALARY/BENEFITS: 12-month tenure track faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications and experience. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications, experience, and advanced degrees. Strong benefits including professional development support and tuition fee waiver.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted online only at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu Click Search Positions, University Libraries in the drop down box. Please include your application, Curriculum Vitae, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three references, including one current supervisor.

Position open until filled. Applications received by December 16, 2022 are assured of receiving full consideration.

The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including women, members of ethnic minorities, and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply. For questions regarding the search, contact Michael Arthur, Senior Associate Dean at maarthur@ua.edu

THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Metadata Librarian Clinical

RESPONSIBILITIES: The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated individual for the position of Metadata Librarian. Reporting to the Coordinator of Metadata in the Resource Acquisition & Discovery department and working collaboratively in a team of metadata librarians, and appropriate units in the Libraries, this position supports the discovery of and access to the University Libraries resources through providing cataloging records, adhering to current cataloging standards, and analyzing and enriching the catalog. This position will play a role in improving discovery for patrons and will focus on More Product Less Processing workflows. Specific duties include but are not limited to: original and complex cataloging of monographs, non-book materials such as sound recordings, kits, videos, Government Documents, etc. as needed; bulk record editing and importing of records for continuing resources; performing authority work; evaluating catalog data for resource discovery; keeping current with issues and trends in cataloging; and managing metadata for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs), submissions to the Institutional Repository (IR), archival materials, and other library resources and records. The candidate must also possess the ability to deal with change and ambiguity in an academic setting. Responsibilities of the position will evolve as the library environment continues to change.

The University of Alabama Libraries is engaged as a beta partner on the FOLIO project. The Metadata Librarian will work as part of the FOLIO project management cycle as modules are developed and tested. University Libraries currently is a Voyager site and uses EBSCO Discovery Services as its discovery layer.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Experience creating cataloging records in MARC format.
  • Knowledge of relevant foundational metadata and technologies including but not limited to: RDA, LCC, LCSH, MARC21, etc.
  • Experience using OCLC Connexion.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with diverse constituencies.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including associated skills such as listening and adapting.
  • Ability to solve problems independently or collaboratively, using sound judgment in decision-making.
  • Familiar with professional standards, best practices, and emerging technologies in metadata and libraries.
  • Willingness to explore new technologies and to find ways to incorporate them in order to enhance services and complete tasks more efficiently.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new standards and technologies.
  • Job duties continue to change with the evolving research library environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years’ professional experience with cataloging or metadata creation in an academic library.
  • Experience using integrated library systems (Voyager preferred).
  • Knowledge of data manipulation using MarcEdit, EXCEL, or OpenRefine.
  • Knowledge of batch editing and loading MARC records.
  • Experience performing authority control.
  • Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages.
  • Knowledge of linked data models and emerging tools such as LRM, RDF, RDFa, BIBFRAME, etc.
  • Knowledge of non-MARC metadata schemas including but not limited to Dublin Core and MODS.
  • Knowledge of EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS).

ENVIRONMENT: The University of Alabama, The Capstone University, is the State of Alabama’s flagship public university, and the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. UA enrolls over 38,320 students, with record breaking freshman classes for each of the past three years. UA has also increased graduate student enrollment by seven percent for Fall 2021. Ranked among the top 70 public universities in the nation by U.S. World and News Report’s annual college rankings for more than a decade, UA ranked 67th among public universities in 2020 rankings. UA made the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates in 2021. University of Alabama students continue to win prestigious national awards. Fifty-nine UA students have been named Goldwater Scholars. The University of Alabama has produced a total of 15 Rhodes Scholars, 16 Truman Scholars, 32 Hollins Scholars, and 11 Boren Scholars. The University of Alabama is a leader among public universities nationwide for enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 900 currently enrolled, the highest number in UA’s history. Under the leadership of President Stuart Bell, UA has launched a strategic planning process that includes an aggressive research agenda and expansion of graduate education. There are currently 36 faculty who have received NSF Career awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition of top performing young scientists. UA was also recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for the fifth time in six years in 2021-2022. UA is located in Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of over 250,000, with a vibrant economy, a moderate climate, and reputation across the South as an innovative, progressive community with an excellent quality of life. Tuscaloosa provides easy access to mountains, several lager cities, and the beautiful Gulf Coast.

The University Libraries maintains memberships in the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Coalition of Networked Information, centerNET, LYRASIS, HathiTrust, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, LOCKSS, the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries, and the Alabama Digital Preservation Network. As a U.S. Government Documents Regional Depository since 1860, the UA Libraries serves Alabama libraries and the public. The University Libraries homepage may be accessed at http://www.libraries.ua.edu

Prior to employment the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background investigation.

SALARY/BENEFITS: 12 month clinical faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor rank, depending on qualifications and experience. Salary range is $52,000.00 – $60,000.00, commensurate with qualifications, experience, and advanced degrees. Strong benefits, including professional development support, tuition fee waiver, and matching retirement contributions.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted online only at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Click Search Positions. University Libraries in Organization drop down box. Please include your application, Curriculum Vitae, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e- mail addresses of three references, including one current supervisor. Position open until filled. Applications received by December 10, 2022 are assured of receiving full consideration. The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including women, members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply. For questions regarding the search, contact Michael Arthur, Senior Associate Dean, at maarthur@ua.edu.

Research and Instructional Services Librarian—Engineering

The University of Alabama seeks a forward-thinking librarian with innovative ideas for learning-centered approaches to research and instructional services in engineering and related STEM disciplines. Reporting to the Director of Branch Library & Research Data Services, this position works with campus faculty to develop instruction materials and library assignments and to identify needs and opportunities for outreach in assigned academic departments. The ideal candidate possesses a strong desire to teach and seeks out further knowledge in teaching and learning theories. Teaching, as part of liaison duties, will be reviewed by the Coordinator of Library Instruction and through peer feedback processes. This position will be responsible for developing a robust instruction and outreach program, both in-person and online, while also offering software application training and support related to areas of responsibility for the disciplines assigned. This position manages the 3D Studio, including instruction/demonstration for groups and classes, supervising student workers, and evaluation of current trends and campus needs related to 3D printing and augmented and virtual reality.

Research and Instructional Services librarians are members of a liaison team across the University Libraries. This position collaborates with a broad range of stakeholders to conceptualize, define, and deliver contemporary services in support of cutting-edge approaches in STEM instruction and research. This position will develop and engage in both course-integrated and standalone instructional support for information and data literacy, as well as data-intensive research tools and workflows under the umbrella of Research Data Services (RDS). This position plans and coordinates activities for individuals who are involved in creative programs and communities in the sciences and engineering, such as undergraduate research and Honors College, as well as participates in instruction for the First Year Writing program.

This position assists with development and implementation of assessment initiatives aimed at improving services and collections, and creating and utilizing a variety of technologies and media for the advancement of library goals and objectives. The successful candidate will collaborate on an ongoing basis to seek out sponsored funding in engineering and related STEM disciplines. The candidate will work in a team environment in the University Libraries and must have a willingness for continual learning, development, and application of additional expertise through work related experiences and professional development opportunities. The candidate must also possess the ability to deal with change, ambiguity, and complex problems in an academic setting. Responsibilities of the position change as the University Libraries continue to evolve.

This is an excellent opportunity for early career librarians or recent graduates to gain valuable experience developing instruction and outreach programs to assigned academic departments while seeking further knowledge in teaching and learning theories.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Library & Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Knowledge of reference/instructional services in an academic library setting.
  • Knowledge of trends and services in academic libraries to support undergraduate and graduate education.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in information and data literacy instruction.
  • Knowledge of science and engineering resources and services, as well as current and emerging trends in science and engineering libraries.
  • Familiarity with a variety of science and/or engineering software applications.
  • Understanding of ways to market and promote instruction, collections and services to various groups.
  • Friendly, approachable, public service attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with skills associated with listening, negotiating, compromising, and adapting.
  • Proven interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, students, and staff.
  • Awareness of new and emerging technologies and how they can be utilized in an academic library.
  • Ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects.
  • Ability, interest, and willingness to assume additional and/or new responsibilities, along with the ability to set and model high performance standards.
  • Ability to conceptualize, articulate, and implement short and long range goals.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to solve problems, using sound judgment in decision-making according to an established timeframe.
  • Ability to support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors or graduate degree in science or engineering.
  • One to three years of experience providing reference/instructional services in an academic library setting.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Experience with drafting grant applications and managing grant projects.
  • Experience developing LibGuides, tutorials, and digital learning objects.
  • Experience with Blackboard or another Learning Management System.
  • Functional knowledge of science and engineering software applications is a plus.

ENVIRONMENT: The University of Alabama, The Capstone University, is the State of Alabama’s flagship public university, and the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. UA enrolls over 38,320 students, with record breaking freshman classes for each of the past three years. UA has also increased graduate student enrollment by seven percent for Fall 2021. Ranked among the top 70 public universities in the nation by U.S. World and News Report’s annual college rankings for more than a decade, UA ranked 67th among public universities in 2020 rankings. UA made the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates in 2021. University of Alabama students continue to win prestigious national awards. Fifty-nine UA students have been named Goldwater Scholars. The University of Alabama has produced a total of 15 Rhodes Scholars, 16 Truman Scholars, 32 Hollins Scholars, and 11 Boren Scholars. The University of Alabama is a leader among public universities nationwide for enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 900 currently enrolled, the highest number in UA’s history. Under the leadership of President Stuart Bell, UA has launched a strategic planning process that includes an aggressive research agenda and expansion of graduate education. There are currently 36 faculty who have received NSF Career awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition of top performing young scientists. UA was also recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for the fifth time in six years in 2021-2022. UA is located in Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of over 250,000, with a vibrant economy, a moderate climate, and reputation across the South as an innovative, progressive community with an excellent quality of life. Tuscaloosa provides easy access to mountains, several larger cities, and the beautiful Gulf Coast.

The University Libraries maintains memberships in the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Coalition of Networked Information, centerNET, LYRASIS, HathiTrust, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, LOCKSS, the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries, and the Alabama Digital Preservation Network. As a U.S. Government Documents Regional Depository since 1860, the UA Libraries serves Alabama libraries and the public. The University Libraries homepage may be accessed at http://www.libraries.ua.edu Prior to employment the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background investigation.

SALARY/BENEFITS: 12 month clinical faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. Salary range is $60,000-$80,000, commensurate with qualifications, experience, and advanced degrees. Strong benefits, including professional development support, tuition fee waiver, and matching retirement contributions.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted online only at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu Click Search Positions, University Libraries in the drop down box. Please include your application, Curriculum Vitae, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three references, including one current supervisor.

Position open until filled. Applications received by December 16, 2022 are assured of receiving full consideration.

The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including women, members of ethnic minorities, and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply. For questions regarding the search, contact Michael Arthur, Senior Associate Dean at maarthur@ua.edu

THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Congressional Processing Archivist

This is a grant-funded position with an initial one-year contract and the opportunity for additional annual appointments for up to three years. University Libraries seeks to hire two Congressional Processing Archivists.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The University of Alabama Libraries seeks dynamic, forward-thinking individuals for the position of congressional processing archivist to process the papers of Senator Richard C. Shelby. This is a clinical appointment reporting to the Associate Dean for Special Collections and working collaboratively with librarians, archivists, and digital initiatives staff in Special Collections.

Senator Shelby is Alabama’s longest-serving senator. He achieved national prominence as chair of four committees: Appropriations, Banking, Intelligence, and Rules. He also visits each of Alabama’s 67 counties every year.

The congressional processing archivists will process the papers of Senator Shelby, supervise several student workers, and collaborate with other staff in Special Collections. This position will play a role in improving discovery of archival materials for researchers and will be committed to More Product Less Processing (MPLP) workflows. The position requires knowledge of current archival content and structure standards, knowledge of and experience with metadata standards, and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to: accessioning and arranging manuscript and photo collections; creating, maintaining, evaluating, and enhancing metadata records and finding aids; managing authority control and subject description in the University Libraries archival data management system (ArchivesSpace) and the Caiasoft accession and inventory system. A portion of the collection has already been physically processed according to MPLP workflows, so additions and updates will be done mainly through metadata work, using a template schema. Responsibilities of the position evolve as the library environment continues to change.

This is an excellent opportunity for early career librarians or recent graduates to document the career of a nationally recognized six-term U.S. senator, gain expert knowledge of archival operations and practices in an R1 university Special Collections unit, and work with colleagues who are dedicated to providing access to a wide array of rare and unique materials related to Southern U.S., African American, and Latin American history.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program or a Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Knowledge of current archival content and structure standards.
  • Understanding of More Product, Less Process (MPLP) workflows.
  • Knowledge of metadata standards and experience applying them.
  • Knowledge of basic preservation strategies for archival collections.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to solve problems independently or collaboratively, using sound judgment in decision-making.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of one year’s experience working in a library or archives setting.
  • Demonstrated project management and supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of Alabama history and politics.
  • Experience creating digital exhibits.

ENVIRONMENT: The University of Alabama, The Capstone University, is the State of Alabama’s flagship public university and the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. UA enrolls over 38,320 students, with record breaking freshman classes for each of the past three years. UA has also increased graduate student enrollment by seven percent for Fall 2021. Ranked among the top 70 public universities in the nation in U.S. News and World Report’s annual college rankings for more than a decade, UA ranked 67th among public universities in the 2020 rankings. UA made the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates in 2021. University of Alabama students continue to win prestigious national awards. Fifty-nine UA students have been named Goldwater Scholars. The University of Alabama has produced a total of 15 Rhodes Scholars, 16 Truman Scholars, 32 Hollings Scholars and 11 Boren Scholars. The University of Alabama is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 900 currently enrolled, the highest number in UA’s history. Under the leadership of President Stuart Bell, UA has launched a strategic planning process that includes an aggressive research agenda and expansion of graduate education. There are currently 36 faculty who have received NSF Career awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition of top performing young scientists. UA was also recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for the fifth time in six years in 2021-2022. UA is located in Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of over 250,000, with a vibrant economy, a moderate climate, and a reputation across the South as an innovative, progressive community with an excellent quality of life. Tuscaloosa provides easy access to mountains, several large cities, and the beautiful Gulf Coast.

The University Libraries maintains memberships in the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Coalition for Networked Information, centerNet, LYRASIS, HathiTrust, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, LOCKSS, the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries, and the Alabama Digital Preservation Network. As a U.S. Government Documents Regional Depository since 1860, the UA Libraries serves Alabama libraries and the public. The University Libraries homepage may be accessed at http://www.libraries.ua.edu

Prior to employment the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background investigation.

SALARY/BENEFITS: 12 month clinical faculty appointment at rank of assistant professor contingent upon grant funding. This position will include a one-year contract with the opportunity for additional annual appointments for up to three years.. Salary is $70,000. Strong benefits, including professional development support and tuition fee waiver.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted online only at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Click Search Positions. University Libraries in Organization drop down box. Please include your application, Curriculum Vitae, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e- mail addresses of three references, including one current supervisor.

Applications received by January 3, 2023 are assured of receiving full consideration. The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including women, members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

For questions regarding the search, contact Michael Arthur, Senior Associate Dean, at maarthur@ua.edu.

Professional and Classified Staff Positions

A complete listing of administrative/professional and classified positions at The University of Alabama, including University Libraries positions, is available online through the Human Resources Department’s Internet-based application system. The J.O.B. site (Job Opportunities at Bama) allows users to conduct the entire job search and application process online. Human Resources no longer accepts paper applications, faxed applications or e-mailed resumes. The J.O.B. Site can be accessed by going to staffjobs.ua.edu. For more information call the Human Resources Service Center at 205-348-7732.

Student Positions

University Libraries employs student assistants in each of the libraries. Typical jobs include checking-out library materials, searching for bibliographic information, assisting library users, and shelving returned materials. Most student assistant positions do not require previous work experience. The libraries are looking for students with good time management skills who can balance work, study, and other campus activities. Dependability, accuracy, and a strong service orientation are other characteristics important to successful work in the libraries. Hours vary depending on the needs of each library unit.

All students applying for employment should consult the school employment web site for information concerning background check requirements.

Payroll students should apply online at UA Student Jobs.