The Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries Residency Program is
seeking applications from early career library and information science
professionals with a strong commitment to beginning a career in academic
librarianship. The two-year Residency Program is designed to encourage and
promote the professional growth and development of new librarians, providing
a broad-based awareness of principles and practices in academic
librarianship and an opportunity to develop an area of specialization. The
Residency Program hopes in part, to help increase the presence of
underrepresented groups in academic libraries. Diversity is a core value and
is central to the mission of Marquette University and all interested and
qualified applicants are encouraged
to apply.

Reporting to the Head of Research and Instructional Services, the Resident
will participate in the Libraries' information literacy instruction program
for precollege, undergraduate, and graduate students; provide general
reference services; contribute to collection development activities; become
familiar with other units and functions of the Libraries; and assist in
collaborative planning, analysis, and assessment of programs and services.
In year two of the program, the Resident will engage in an in-depth,
concentrated experience in an area of specialization and will develop and
complete an applied research
capstone project that could be presented at a professional conference.

The Residency Program features a formal mentoring component with the Head of
Research and Instructional Services, the Associate Dean of Libraries and
other professional staff, who will help to acclimate the Resident to the
Libraries' environment, the University, and the Greater Milwaukee community,
while providing general guidance and support.

 Master's degree in library/information science (ALA-accredited), granted
by August 2009 and received within the past two years.
 Demonstrated interest in developing a career in academic librarianship;
 Service orientation and commitment to library user needs;
 Excellent communication and presentation skills;
 Strong analytical skills and organizational abilities;
 Ability to work independently and collaboratively and adapt to changing
user needs and expectations;
 Knowledge of and commitment to cultural diversity and an ability to work
with a diverse student body, faculty and staff.

 Experience in a library environment, teaching, or in public service.

Salary: Minimum of $40,000
Full benefits package including 20 vacation days, 11 holidays and one
floating holiday per year.

Marquette University is an independent, Catholic, Jesuit doctoral-granting
institution with an enrollment of 12,000 located near downtown Milwaukee.
Two adjacent and connected library buildings seat 2,150 and house a 1.7
million volume collection, 300 networked resources, and over 22,000
electronic journals.

For full consideration, submit application online by April 15, 2009 to the
University's application site: