Interdisciplinary Science Librarian
Hampshire College

**Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the FiveCollege consortium, is accepting applications for an Interdisciplinary Science Librarian.**  
The Interdisciplinary Science Librarian is the liaison to the schools of
Cognitive Science andNatural Science. They develop and
teach classes to educate students on research practices,
aswell as provide research assistance to Div I, Div II, and
Div III students. The InterdisciplinaryScience Librarian is
responsible for collection development which updates materials, seeks
newpurchases to keep curricular needs current, stewards
innovative collections and programs such as

the Lending Seed Library and Game Library, and oversees budget allotments.

The librarian, anintegral member of a small team of engaged
and innovative librarians, will have knowledge of
escienceresources, open access, and trends that support
data gathering and management,visualization, competitive
analysis, and other emerging technologies, especially as they
supportundergraduate research and teaching. In addition,
the librarian represents the library in variousHampshire
and Five College committees and working groups.

MLS from an ALA accredited institution with a minimum of two years library
experience is undergraduate or advanced degree in
science preferred. The successful candidate willhave at
least two years of library experience including classroom instruction;
demonstrateexcellent interpersonal, presentation and
communication skills; possess the initiative andcreativity
to manage projects both independently and as part of a team; and have a
deepcommitment to service and outreach in an academic
community. The qualified candidate will be

proficient in supporting 21st Century learning methods, including e-science
experience andknowledge, possess an understanding of the
data curation process, have knowledge of metadatastandards,
and experience building new collections and developing related metadata,
workflow,and access processes.

This position requires an ability to locate and vet new resources; skill
todemonstrate the means by which to access resources to
students and faculty; be able to

troubleshoot technical problems; compare and contrast new pieces of
technology/software/apps;use social media to promote the
library and its resources; and learn new methods
ofcommunicating and interacting with faculty or students. A
commitment to working with people

from diverse backgrounds is essential.

Review of applications for this full time, 12-month benefitted position begins
immediately and will

continue until the position is filled. Hampshire College offers a competitive
salary and an excellent

benefit program.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three

professional references via our website at

[Hampshire College]( is an equal opportunity institution,
committed to diversity in education and


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