**Engineering Research and Data Services Librarian
Assistant or Associate Professor of Library Administration
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign**
Position available immediately. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library is seeking an
innovative, service-oriented individual to provide scholarly communication and
data services support for engineering and allied
disciplines. The Engineering Research and Data Services
Librarian is part of a team of librarians in the Grainger Engineering Library
Information Center and the University Library who provide e-science tools and
services that support the research, teaching, and public service activities of
the faculty, staff, and students of the College of Engineering and affiliated
units across campus. This is a new position.
Contribute to the development and implementation of data management tools and
services to meet evolving engineering and Library-wide e-research needs.
Develop and sustain web-based research support tools and digital resource
Provide reference, collection management, and instructional services in the
Grainger Engineering Library Information Center.
Participate in liaison activities with groups in the College of Engineering
and related departments, institutes, centers, and programs.
Actively monitor College of Engineering research and grant activities and
assist in supporting the
DMP (Data Management Plan) requirements for grant proposals and projects.
Monitor trends and models in e-research and data stewardship to inform the
design of innovative services and knowledge creation tools.
Required: ALA-accredited Master's degree or equivalent; knowledge of a
relevant engineering or computational discipline as demonstrated by a degree
in an engineering/computational discipline OR by 1-2 years
of experience providing professional services to engineering disciplines in an
academic, corporate, or research library; experience using online information
access tools and services such as online catalogs, local link resolvers, A&I
services, digital repositories, etc.; knowledge of data management principles
and practices; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively
with others in a team environment and within a complex and fluid
organizational environment; evidence of excellent communication and analytical
skills. See https://jobs.illinois.edu/ for Preferred.
**Salary and Rank:**
Salary commensurate with credentials and experience. Librarians have faculty
rank, and must demonstrate excellence in librarianship, research, and
university/professional/community service in order to meet university
standards for tenure and promotion. For more information, see .
To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at
https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact
information including email addresses for three professional references.
Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For
questions, please call: 217-333-8169.
In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be
received by August 22, 2012.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes
individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and
value diversity and inclusivity.
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