[MGSA-L] Classics and Modern Greek Field Librarian, University of Michigan Hatcher Graduate Library and

Artemis Leontis aleontis at umich.edu
Tue May 1 14:09:59 PDT 2018

Please note the announcement and application window for this position here
appended below. The position will be posted for a minimum of the next 7
days, and the opening will exist until it is filled.


We seek a creative individual to serve as the liaison to the Department of
Classical Studies <https://lsa.umich.edu/classics> and as the subject
specialist librarian for Classical Studies and Modern Greek. Embedded
within the Classics Department, the Librarian for Classical Studies will
build deep relationships and actively engage with the faculty, students,
and staff in this area. The Department of Classical Studies is
internationally renowned for its scholarly excellence and offers
undergraduate and graduate degrees in Archaeology, Classical Civilization,
and Ancient Greek, Modern Greek, and Latin Language and Literature. Faculty
and students work closely with the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
<https://lsa.umich.edu/kelsey> and the University Library’s Papyrology
Collection <https://www.lib.umich.edu/papyrology-collection>, and the
department co-sponsors programs in Classical Art & Archaeology
<https://lsa.umich.edu/ipcaa/> and Greek & Roman History
<https://lsa.umich.edu/ipgrh/>, along with participating in the Program in
Ancient Philosophy <http://ancphil.lsa.umich.edu/>.We invite applications
from candidates with a passion for supporting and enhancing the
instructional and research activities of our faculty and students.
Responsibilities focus on engagement and collaboration with the academic
community to develop high impact collections, programs, and services. This
position may also include liaison and collection responsibilities for
the Department
of Germanic Languages and Literatures <https://lsa.umich.edu/german>, if
the successful candidate possesses the requisite German-language knowledge.

The library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce
and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse
backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work.


Through active outreach and relationship building, the Librarian for
Classical Studies and Modern Greek advances the library’s mission to add
value to the research enterprise and to archive and preserve the record of
human knowledge. In fulfillment of this mission, the successful candidate
will assume these primary responsibilities:

Serve as the liaison to the Department of Classical Studies and the Program
in Modern Greek, with possible other subject liaison opportunities
depending upon interest and qualification.

Provide subject reference, research consultation, and instruction services
in assigned subject areas to support all aspects of the research lifecycle.

Curate collections in all formats by stewarding financial resources and
building relationships with publishers and vendors.

Serve as a knowledgeable resource for the research data needs of faculty
and students.

Grow and develop professionally by collaborating on committees and
initiatives as well as engaging in professional and academic activities.

Required Qualifications*

ALA-accredited <http://www.ala.org/accreditedprograms/> master's degree or
equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience.

Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Classical Studies, or equivalent degree in
a related discipline combined with a deep understanding of the issues and
practices associated with research in this field.

Working knowledge of Ancient Greek and Classical Latin.

Bibliographic knowledge of Modern Greek or the willingness to develop
skills in this area.

Demonstrated commitment to providing responsive public service, such as
subject reference and research consultation, course-integrated instruction,
liaison and outreach, and engaged learning.

Understands and values diversity and the importance of inclusion as
demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences,
complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.

Desired Qualifications*

Working knowledge of other Western European languages.

Working knowledge of German; familiarity with German cultural history,
politics, and/or literature.

Familiarity with and experience responding to the trends and issues related
to research in Classical studies and Modern Greek and the evolving
scholarly communication landscape.

Additional Information

Benefits, rank, salary

Appointment is anticipated at the Assistant or Associate Librarian rank.
Salary and rank dependent on the candidate's qualifications and experience.
Librarian appointments carry with them increased expectations regarding
professional development, professional engagement, research, and service,
in keeping with the library's process for librarian promotion and

The target salary ranges for this position are $50,000 - $55,000 per year
for the Assistant Librarian rank, and $56,000 - $64,000 for the Associate
Librarian rank. The actual salary offered may vary based on the
qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

The University of Michigan offers excellent benefits and wellness
opportunities <https://hr.umich.edu/benefits-wellness>.

This position receives 24 days of vacation a year, paid sick leave with
provisions for extended benefits, as well as opportunities for professional
development and travel. TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investments retirement
options available.

Application Deadline

Openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be
removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting
period has ended.

Applications will be reviewed as received and will continue until the
position is filled.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
Job Detail

   - JOB OPENING ID157047
   - WORKING TITLELibrarian for Classical Studies
   - WORK LOCATIONAnn Arbor Campus
   Ann Arbor, MI
   - FULL/PART TIMEFull-Time
   - FLSA STATUSExempt
   - DEPARTMENTLibrary Research-Arts &Humanit
   - POSTING BEGIN/END DATE4/30/2018 – 5/30/2018

Artemis Leontis
Professor of Modern Greek and Chair, Department of Classical Studies
University of Michigan
Arts & Humanities Editor, *Journal of Modern Greek Studies*
email:  aleontis at umich.edu
telephone: (734) 647-2313
office address:  2156 Angell Hall, 435 S. State Street Ann Arbor MI 48109
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