|Position Description||The University of the Pacific seeks a librarian with energy, initiative, and vision to provide effective leadership and direction in the provision of library resources and services in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The librarian’s role in the academy is changing, and that change is particularly apparent in the sciences. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Librarian takes a leadership role in the development of relationships between the University Library and faculty in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Data Analytics, Math, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. The STEM Librarian develops productive partnerships with library colleagues and faculty for the development of innovative programs, collections, and services in support of instruction and research.
University of the Pacific is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability.
|Basic Qualifications||• ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or international equivalent;
• Academic degree in engineering, computer science, natural sciences, or physical sciences, or the demonstrated equivalent gained through experience in an academic science or engineering library;
• Minimum of one year of experience delivering education, information, and research services in
an academic or research library, or during an internship;
• Passion for quality student-centered library service informed by collaborative faculty teaching partnerships;
• Commitment to providing high-quality public service within a flexible and continually evolving academic library environment;
• Ability to apply emerging technologies to library services;
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
• Demonstrated creative approaches to problem solving;
• Ability to work cooperatively and to foster teamwork;
• Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
|Additional Qualifications||Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate experience delivering services in one or more of the following professional areas: instructional design, change management, electronic resources management, digital initiatives, and scholarly communication.
Planning and prioritization capabilities necessary to initiate, evaluate, and sustain evolving programmatic library liaison initiatives. Self-assurance and flexibility to find one’s feet quickly and keep one’s balance
|Physical Requirements||Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking (or “•walking across campus,” if applicable), climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.|
|Special Instructions||Apply online by submitting application materials including letter of application, resume, and the name, address, and contact information of three current references online through People Admin(https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/6783). Anticipated starting date will be: 5/15/2016. Priority will be given to applications received by 3/21/2016. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.|