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  • Meet Our New Staff

    We welcomed Cathy Cranston in March as the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian in Research & Library Instruction.

    In January, Amanda Xu began as the Metadata Analyst in Cataloging-Metadata.

    Rob Shepard joined us as the Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in Digital Research & Publishing in January as well.

    Right after the new year, we welcomed Katie Hassman as the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian in Research & Library Instruction.

    Tom Keegan joined us as the Head of Digital Research & Publishing in December.

    Also in December, Ken Clinkenbeard returned to the Libraries as the Web Services Specialist in Library Information Technology.

    This past October, the Libraries welcomed Carmelita Pickett as an Associate University Librarian in Administration.

  • Welcome!

           Whether you are looking to start a career, looking for a mid-career change, or looking for a place to finish your career, I encourage you to consider applying for a position with the UI Libraries. As you’ve seen from this webpage, Iowa City and the University have a lot to offer.
           I moved to Iowa City in 2012 to take the job of Director, HR/Diversity Programs with the library. Besides the thrill of a new job and new colleagues, I’ve come to appreciate Iowa City and its countless cultural/art activities, the many parks, trails and lakes, the short driving distance to Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansas City, and the bald eagles that roost here over the winter.
           Iowa City and surrounding communities are in transition as they enjoy increases in population size, diversity, demand for skilled workers, and more. The UI Libraries and the University of Iowa have key roles to play in the transformation of the area into a welcoming and inclusive environment. You can be part of that effort.

    Leo Agnew

    Leo Agnew
    Director, HR & Diversity Programs
    University of Iowa Libraries

  • Current Library Openings

    P&S Positions

    Residency Librarian Program (2 Positions) - applications must be received by April 10, 2015.

    The UI’s Employment Services office has a complete list of P&S position vacancies at the University of Iowa available online through Jobs@UIowa.

    Graduate Assistantships

    Olson Graduate Assistant - applications must be received by April 9, 2015.

    More information on available job opportunities for graduate students at the University of Iowa is available from the Graduate Assistantship Bulletin Board.

    Merit Positions

    For a complete list of vacancies at the University of Iowa, go to Jobs@UIowa.

  • The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.