Head of Kenan Science Information Services
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Vacancy ID #: NF0000020
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented individual for the position of Head of Kenan Science Information Services. Recently opened in 2010, the Kenan Science Library is a campus focal point for e-science information services, and provides a coordinated location for liaison and collection development activities in the physical, biological, and earth sciences. Leading a team of librarians, this person oversees the operation of the Kenan Science Library, provides coordination for science information services and vision for the development of new, innovative approaches to e-science and data management. Additionally, the Head of Kenan Science Information Services will collaborate with staff in the Health Sciences Library to build strong interdisciplinary science collections and services, especially those supporting data intensive and team based science involving the biomedical sciences.
ALA accredited master's degree in library or information science.
Qualification and Experience: Required ALA accredited master's degree in library or information science. Minimum of three years of related professional experience. Supervisory experience. Demonstrated science subject knowledge, and experience with relevant online resources. Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities effectively. Ability to think creatively in developing and promoting the use of collections and providing services, such as workshops, course-integrated instruction, and other outreach efforts. Strong commitment to public service. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with diverse population of faculty, students, and academic colleagues. Preferred Significant study or a second advanced degree in chemistry or chemical informatics. Experience with data sets in numeric or other formats (images, GIS, video, etc.) and well as SciFinder Scholar and other chemical databases.
Department Contact Name: Freda McClain, HR Facilitator
Department Contact Telephone or Email: Freda_McClain@unc.edu
For complete job descriptions and to apply, visit: http://hr.unc.edu
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