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Engineering/Emerging Technologies Librarian – Alfred University

Scholes Library at Alfred University invites qualified applicants for the position of Engineering/Emerging Technologies Librarian. This faculty librarian serves internationally recognized programs within The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

Scholes Library is a research-focused specialized library, serving the Inamori School of Engineering and the School of Art and Design at Alfred University. The successful candidate will have two primary roles: 1) Engineering and Science Specialist with responsibilities for collection development, technical reference, library instruction, and research support services. 2) Library Systems leadership managing technologies that support instruction, reference, and scholarly activities at Scholes Library.

Required qualifications: an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent; familiarity with specialized information resources in the physical sciences or engineering; strong computing skills; an ability to manage multiple projects; enthusiasm for collaboration; a passion for instruction; an ability to understand and address the technical information needs of faculty and students from undergraduate through PhD. Preference will be given to candidates with: a background in Materials Science, experience implementing emerging library technologies (i.e. content management systems, repositories, data management software); experience coding for web technologies; and basic systems administration.

Salary is competitive with excellent benefits including tuition remission. Alfred University is a comprehensive university of 2,000 students, located in Western New York. The University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students.

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