Librarian and Repository Co-Manager

at University of Minnesota, Dept. of Applied Economics (view profile)
Published May 16, 2023
Location Dept. of Applied Economics 231 Ruttan Hall, 1994 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108, St. Paul, Minnesota
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
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Cover Letter Requirements Required
Education Requirements ALA-accredited MLIS or foreign equivalent or advanced degree with five years of relevant library experience
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $61,715
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Pay Grade Associate Librarian
Twitter Handle @ApEcMN


The Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities seeks to fill an Associate Librarian position (Working Title: Library and Information Management Coordinator) for its departmental library. Waite Library is located in the Department of Applied Economics, St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota. This is a 12-month, 100% time, annually-renewable appointment. The position supports the department’s teaching, research, outreach, and administrative functions by directing the library and archival services in Waite Library, including management of the AgEcon Search repository. AgEcon Search is the premier repository for grey literature in agricultural and applied  economics. Waite Library is considered the central source of information on the Department’s research and outreach activities. Although this is a department-based library, this position serves as a liaison with the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Required qualifications include ALA-accredited MLIS or foreign equivalent or advanced degree with five years of relevant library experience; strong interpersonal and communications skills for diverse audiences; and demonstrated knowledge of metadata usage and application.

Review of applications will begin on June 7, 2023 and will remain open until the position is filled. A COMPLETE application will include an application letter, CV, and contact information for three references. To view the full position description and application instructions, visit and search for job #355332.