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Why Work at Yale?

Yale blends its Ivy tradition of excellence with a modern work culture that values different points of view and thrives on respect and innovation. The University offers challenging, exciting, and rewarding careers to those who seek opportunities to grow and excel. Regardless of role, Yale values each person’s contribution and nurtures his or her professional development through tuition reimbursement programs and numerous opportunities for on-campus learning. The diversity of Yale is reflected in a vibrant and stimulating work environment. Along with exceptional benefits such as health care, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance, faculty and staff enjoy Yale’s world-class museums, performing arts, libraries, and sporting events.

 

The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity.  It fosters intellectual growth and is a highly valued partner in the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide.  A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including more than 15 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaged in numerous digital initiatives designed to provide access to a full array of scholarly information. Housed in 15 libraries, including Sterling Memorial, Beinecke, and Bass libraries, it employs a dynamic, diverse, and innovative staff of over 500 who have the opportunity to work with the highest caliber of faculty and students, participate on committees, and who are involved in other areas of staff development.

 

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