STEM Liaison Librarian
University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming Libraries is seeking applicants for a STEM Liaison
RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as liaison librarian for engineering and science
departments. Liaison responsibilities include supporting faculty and student
research, communication and outreach, and developing partnerships between
academic areas and the Libraries for curriculum, research, scholarly
communication and digital initiatives. Provide information literacy
instruction and reference services to faculty and students in accordance with
ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education. Some evening and weekend
work required. Conduct an active and ongoing program of professional
development, scholarship and service. The position reports to the Head of
Research & Instruction Services.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution. Education or
experience in a STEM discipline. Demonstrated ability to work
independently. Excellent communication, interpersonal,
problem solving and organizational skills. Ability to work
collaboratively with other campus units.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience providing reference and instruction in an
academic library with emphasis in STEM and general science disciplines.
Familiarity with asynchronous teaching and learning methods. Understanding of
the science research process. Knowledge of emerging trends in data management,
scholarly communications, and digital initiatives. Familiarity with metadata
standards, and an understanding of the issues and challenges related to
curation and preservation of research data.
APPLICATION AND SALARY: Review of applications will begin
on February 24, 2014 will continue until the position is filled or the search
is terminated. Minimum salary is $46,000 dependent on
qualifications and experience; 12-month appointment, 22 days vacation; sick
leave, group health insurance, state and TIAA-CREF retirement plans, no state
income tax. Please direct questions to Ms. Birgit Burke at
307-766-3279 or e-mail [log in to unmask]
TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and the names,
address, telephone number and e-mail address of three professional references
Birgit Burke, Assistant to the Dean
University of Wyoming Libraries Dept. 3334
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
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