Engineering Librarian – Marston Science Library, University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

The Marston Science Library at the University of Florida seeks a creative and service-oriented liaison librarian to join their dynamic and diverse team.  The Engineering Librarian is a tenure track library faculty position. Responsibilities include providing reference assistance, instruction, outreach, and collection management to support programs dependent upon the engineering sciences, and coordinating services provided by the Engineering team. Provides data support services for faculty, staff, and students in assigned departments. A key element of the assignment is investigation and integration of creative technologies, such as 3D printing and scanning, into the engineering discipline services. The librarian works collaboratively in group efforts and maintains professional relationships with faculty, students, and colleagues.

 

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Engineering Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Engineering Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities. The Engineering Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

 

The search will remain open until June 1, 2015, and review of applications will begin on May 1, 2015.  Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outlined on the Position Vacancy Announcement at: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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