Business & Data Librarian - Position Announcement


State University of New York at Geneseo seeks a service-oriented,
enthusiastic and energetic individual to provide reference, library
instruction, scholarly communications and outreach in an active liberal arts
environment.  This librarian will primarily serve as liaison to the
AACSB-accredited and highly ranked School of Business, in addition to other
academic departments within the social sciences.  Major responsibilities
will include:

*	General and subject-specific reference assistance in the social
sciences with particular emphasis in business and statistics/data sources
(e.g.,,, etc.)
*	Liaison, providing outreach to academic, student services and
community programs in the School of Business , as well as various social
sciences, including; Geography, Political Science & International Relations,
*	Participation in and development of specialized information literacy
instruction for the School of Business and social sciences
*	Participation in the library's general instruction program for
*	Engagement in collection development and information resources
management in the aforementioned departments, including a small government
documents collection
*	Participation (in collaboration with other library and academic
departments) in digital and scholarly communication projects, and
collaborative programs with; Student Ambassadors from the Center for
Inquiry, Discovery and Leadership, the Charles L. VanArsdale Endowed Chair
for Entrepreneurship and Small Business, the Small Business Development
Center (SUNY Geneseo) and the Chamber of Commerce (Geneseo)
*	Management of data sets including:

*	Providing reference and research support in retrieving statistical
data and quantitative/qualitative data sets
*	Serving as library liaison for advising on the acquisition of data
sets for campus use 
*	In tandem with the Digital Scholarship Librarian, support digital
library initiatives such as statistical data repository creation at a campus

This is a 12-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Senior
Assistant Librarian level with attendant expectations for professional
competence, service and scholarship.  Initial appointment is for two years.
Some evening and weekend work is required.

* Master's degree in information and/or library science from an
ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent; 
* Strong commitment to enhancing service through teamwork and responsiveness
to faculty, students, and colleagues; 
* Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and project
management skills; 
* Commitment to providing high-quality public service within a flexible and
continually evolving academic library environment


* Degree in business or statistics or experience in a business/corporate
* Experience using social science data sources and government document
* Commitment to the instructional mission of the academic library;
* Previous teaching experience in library research methods or other relevant
subject areas;
* Academic reference desk experience;
* Knowledge of and comfort with many forms of technology, including software
such as SPSS.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications/experience. Comprehensive
benefits package included.

SUNY Geneseo is a highly selective public liberal arts college with
approximately 5000 students.  The campus is located in the historic village
of Geneseo in the Finger Lakes region of Western New York, just south of
Rochester.  The college is consistently ranked by several rating services as
being among the best public undergraduate institutions in the country.
Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. 

Apply online at  <> and
submit a letter of application, resume, and name/title/contact information
of 3 professional references. Applications will be accepted until position
is filled. 

Review begins June 1, 2012. 

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. 

Questions may be directed to: 

Kimberly Davies-Hoffman
Coordinator of Instruction & Reference Services
Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo 
1 College Circle 
Geneseo, NY 14454 
585-245-5046   [log in to unmask] 




Best wishes,



Cyril Oberlander

Director, Milne Library

SUNY College at Geneseo

1 College Circle

Geneseo, NY 14454

TEL: 585-245-5528

FAX: 585-245-5769

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