We value high quality scholarship and research, collaboration, learning, flexibility and risk-taking. We are committed to serving our community and strive for excellence in all we do. If you share these values, we hope you will consider joining our team.

The library is a central hub for learning and research at UC Davis, serving as both a physical and virtual gateway to knowledge for our students and faculty. To meet the contemporary needs of our community, the library is reimagining how to achieve its responsibilities in the 21st century: preserving the knowledge of our best minds, providing space for serious study and innovative spaces for collaboration, and training scholars to find and use an evolving array of scholarly information in all formats.  By integrating its traditional strengths and expertise with innovation and leadership in digital libraries and data science, the library sets an example for other academic research libraries to follow.

We are looking for individuals who are driven by excellence, passionate about knowledge and higher education, and want to make a difference in the world. When you join our team, you grow and transform while helping the library support UC Davis in its mission:

The mission of UC Davis, as a comprehensive research university, is the generation, advancement, dissemination and application of knowledge to advance the human condition throughout our communities and around the world.

Apply today and become part of the community that is providing resources for UC Davis to address the greatest issues of our time.

The University of California, Davis, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The UC Davis Library invites nominations and applications for two new senior leadership positions: Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning and Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources.

Both incumbents will be members of Executive Council, the library’s senior leadership group, along with the University Librarian, the Deputy University Librarian, the Associate University Librarian for Administrative Services and the Director of Online Strategy and Discovery. As senior leaders in the library, the AULs provide strong and inspirational leadership, strategic and entrepreneurial vision, expert policy and program development, and relevant deep expertise in their respective domains. The AULs represent the library in areas of strategic importance, participate in the library’s fundraising program, and, most important, are expected to play leadership roles in articulating and executing innovative and forward-looking visions of library support of the university mission. The AULs build and sustain successful collaborations with creative approaches to mentoring and empowering employees, fostering and leading cross-unit teams, and solving organizational problems and issues, while emphasizing user-centered service.

Nominations and questions may be directed to LibraryRecruitments@ucdavis.edu.


There are currently no open Non-Academic or Staff positions with the UC Davis Library. Please check back for future opportunities.

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