STEM Librarian (full - time , 35 hours/week)
Position Summary: The STEM Librarian is responsible for providing services to users of the physics, engineering, technology, and math collections; participating as a resource selector in collection development; providing reference and research assistance and instruction to users; and serving as liaison to the faculties of the School of Engineering, the Mathematics Department, the Physics Department, and the Chemistry Department. As appropriate, the Librarian collaborates and partners with campus groups, such as Women in Science and the Math Center and outside groups, such as the Washington Research Library Consortium.
Essential Responsibilities Include: Participates as a subject specialist and generalist in the provision of reference and research assistance to users, including in - person consultations, email, and IM. Participates as a collection development resource and library liaison for designated disciplines: science, technology, engineering and math. Develop s and updates subject - specific LibGuides and other instructional materials to improve access to and use of the library collections. Provides individual and group library instruction, both in general and in subject - specific settings. Participates as a professional member in the University Library System in shared collegial decision making and planning; participate in committees and ad hoc projects; contribute to the library profession and engage in professional development activities; participate in and con tribute to professional organizations and publications. Works in tandem with colleagues to develop and expand new library initiatives, including the promotion of scholarly communications / open access, most particularly with graduate students and faculty . Actively engages in committee work and/or develops partnerships with campus, community, and library groups in those instances where there is a shared mission to provide access and market information resources in the broad areas of science, technology, engineering and math. Monitor scholarly publishing trends and their impact on information and library services to STEM students and faculty.
Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent is required with a t least one (1) year of experience working in a college or university library particularly those serving scientists or engineers.
Preferred Qualifications: A second m aster’s degree in the sciences, computer technology, engineering or mathematics is preferred.
How to apply: Forward application , resume, and cover letter with salary requirements ( salary expectations are considered part of the application process) as an attachment to: CUARecruitment@cua.edu. Reference Position 101845 in the subject line o f your email. Please do not insert photographs in your resume. Please name any attached files with your first/last name. All applicants must be supportive of the university mission. Application closes on 6/6/2017.
The Catholic University of America
Human Resources, 170 Leahy Hall
620 Michigan Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20064
Fax: (202) 319 - 5802
Telephone: (202) 319 - 5050