Working at the University Libraries

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Write your next chapter at the University Libraries!

Working at the University Libraries puts you at the very heart of the nation’s oldest state university. With an enduring commitment to the people of North Carolina, UNC-Chapel Hill is the number 4 ranked public university in the country and the 10th-ranked university for federal research funding.

At the University Libraries, you are part of a welcoming, inclusive, open library community that advances research, teaching, healing and creativity on campus and far beyond. Here, we strive to create an environment of respect and collaboration, where vision and innovation can flourish.

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Featured opportunities

Cohort hire: Subject liaisons

The University Libraries invites applications for four newly re-envisioned liaison librarian positions. As part of this cohort, you will have a unique opportunity to shape a growing team in partnership with your peers. Working together and as part of the Libraries’ Research & Instructional Services department, you will help chart a new path for collections and services at the University Libraries in the areas of global studies and emerging research methods.

We are committed to supporting and nurturing a collaborative team and to investing in the long-term success of this professional cohort.

To learn more about these positions, contact hiring manager Jacqueline Solis, director of research and instructional services:

NOTE: We can only review applications submitted through the links below. Please apply by November 27, 2023.

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Working at UNC-Chapel Hill

Learn more about working at UNC-Chapel Hill through the Office of Human Resources:

About the area

The Research Triangle is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America. As a member of the University community, you have access to cultural, educational and enrichment opportunities on campus and in the college town of Chapel Hill. Nearby Durham and Raleigh offer vibrant city experiences and are homes to Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University. The concentration of colleges and universities, combined with the entrepreneurial energy of Research Triangle Park, offers a unique quality of life.

Learn more

The University Libraries’ Human Resources department is here to assist employees and prospective employees. If you have a question related to open positions or searches, please contact Monica Figueroa, interim director of Library HR and librarian for inclusive excellence: