*Engineering Research and Data Services Librarian*

*Assistant or Associate Professor of Library Administration*

*University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign*

*Position Available:*

Position available immediately. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system

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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.

Duties include:

   - Contribute to the development and implementation of data management
   tools and services to meet evolving engineering and Library-wide e-research
   - Develop and sustain web-based research support tools and digital
   resource services.
   - 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.

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*Required:** *ALA-accredited Masterís 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 for Preferred.**

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*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 Apply:*

To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at 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.

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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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