Description: The Research Librarian for Engineering serves on cross-departmental teams to support interdisciplinary teaching and research initiatives such as information discovery, open education, data literacy, entrepreneurship, open research, research impact, public science, research data management, or data visualization. They collaborate with Collections & Research Strategy librarians and other key library partners on collection development and service assessment. They contribute to departmental projects and teams; work with colleagues to offer student engagement activities to promote community-building and wellness at the library; participate in library planning; and serve on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams. The position deeply considers how their approach to their daily work reflects and advances the Libraries’ Strategic Plan, creating an environment and community that is welcoming for both patrons and colleagues alike. Librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. This position reports to the Lead Librarian for Engineering and Sciences.
Qualifications: Applicants are encouraged to think broadly about and communicate how their skills and experiences transfer to the qualifications below in ways that may not be obvious, including how non-library-specific skills and experiences speak to the position qualifications and needs. We strongly encourage individuals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply for this position, including those new to the profession. Teaching experience or demonstrated interest in pedagogy and ability to plan and deliver instructional programs. Strong interest and/or experience with outreach to students, faculty, staff and library colleagues. Aptitude and interest in learning new tools and skills to support modern research methods. Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of belonging and well-being. Ability to serve and collaborate with a large user community reflecting a variety of backgrounds and disciplines. Ability to communicate clearly and knowledgeably. Ability to work creatively and collaboratively in a team environment. Evidence of ability for ongoing professional development and contribution.