Job Number: 75646
This position is double-posted at Librarian 1 and 2.
The Engineering Librarian for Research and Teaching Support will report to the Assistant Director for the Science and Engineering Branch Libraries. This position provides strong interdisciplinary support for faculty and students in the School of Engineering and other allied Programs and Departments. The Research and Teaching Support Librarian is responsible for engaging with faculty and students and participating in the development, delivery and assessment of programs to support research and instruction.
Stanford University's STEM Libraries are active innovators in the area of library services. Serving a world-class university with an aggressive digital collection strategy, our STEM libraries are redefining the nature of library services to be more focused on research needs. We are looking for a highly innovative individual with a strong academic background in engineering who has a proven track record of developing information services that take advantage of information technology.
1) Direct provision of research and teaching support activities from the Engineering Library for the School of Engineering
a. Develops an active program of faculty engagement to understand faculty research needs and plan and implement programs to address those needs.
b. Engages with student organizations and utilizes social media to engage the SoE graduate and undergraduate student populations.
c. Works with the Head of the Science and Engineering Branches and the AUL for the Science & Engineering Libraries to develop services to better serve faculty and student needs
d. Participates in presenting workshops and instructional sessions for the School of Engineering and allied Programs and Departments
e. Works with individual faculty and departments in the School of Engineering to understand research priorities, major initiatives and areas of interdisciplinary collaboration
f. Communicates issues related to Library services, collections and policies to Engineering faculty
2) Collection Development: Selects materials in assigned areas
3) Reference and Research Services: Participates in the delivery of reference and research services
*-Other Duties as Assigned
Education & Experience:
Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Other Relevant Education May Include:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities May Include:
To be considered at the Librarian 2 rank: Demonstrated experience with 2 or more years of relevant experience in all required qualifications noted above.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Location: University Libraries
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