The University of Alberta Libraries, with a long tradition of service excellence to the University and its communities, seeks a dynamic professional to join the Science and Technology Library public services team. Bringing strength in knowledge of the Science and Technology disciplines, the successful candidate will work within a team-based service model to provide information services, outreach, consulting and research support, and teaching for faculty, researchers and students.
The University of Alberta Libraries is committed to supporting the university’s academic mission by continuing to develop and maintain a world class library system that is open, sustainable and responsive to the many communities it serves. A member of the Association of Research Libraries and other international organizations, it is also a leading partner in local library networks including NEOS, a provincial consortium consisting of 18 government, hospital, college and university libraries. It has a recognized expertise in large scale digital initiatives and many outstanding collections of print, archival and electronic resources. For more information, visit our web-site at http://www.library.ualberta.ca.
The Science and Technology Library is one of the largest of the eight major subject libraries within the Libraries’ system. It operates in a highly electronic environment with strong monograph collections, extensive electronic journal and database holdings, and services in support of the research and teaching of the Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science.
The successful candidate will lead teaching, research and outreach activities for the Faculty of Engineering, including contributing to research data management services, and providing expertise in measuring research impact, and research support services.
Applicants must also possess a strong service orientation, excellent communication skills, superior information management skills, and a commitment to cooperative and innovative solutions. Candidates will demonstrate evidence of the ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment, and the ability to be flexible in changing circumstances. Candidates will possess a high level of competence with electronic information sources and new technologies, demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, organizational and analytical skills, leadership qualities, and evidence of ongoing professional development and involvement.
This is a tenure-track position at the Librarian I level with a current salary range of $61,311-$122,545. Librarians at the University of Alberta have academic status and participate in a generous benefits program. When applying, please include your curriculum vitae and the names of three references. Closing date for the position is April 28, 2017.
For further information, please contact Kathleen De Long at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.