Residency Librarian for Diversity and Innovation
The Albert S. Cook Library seeks an early-career librarian for a two-year residency program to begin Summer 2017. The Towson University Library Residency for Diversity and Innovation program is designed to increase opportunities for participation by a broad range of individuals through a supportive environment for professional exploration, and an opportunity for concentrated experience in an area of specialization. In year one of this two-year residency, the Resident will have significant responsibilities and gain meaningful work experience within three library departments: Research, Reference and Instructional Services, Content Management – Collection Development, Acquisitions, Cataloging, and Serials and Archives, Special and Digital Collections. In the second year, the Resident will work with the Residency Coordinator and department heads to identify a capstone project that is tailed to his or her professional interests and to the needs of the library. A goal of this project is for the Resident, working independently or with colleagues, to develop, complete, and report research at a professional conference or in a professional journal.
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