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Public Services Librarian, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

The Nestlé Library seeks creative, energetic, forward-thinking candidates for the professional position of Public Services Librarian in Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA). The successful candidate will provide instruction, research, liaison, and outreach services to the SHA community as one of two librarians in the Nestlé Library. The Nestlé librarians work closely as members of the Business & Hospitality Research Services (BHRS) team, which includes library staff from the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management. In addition to traditional library services, the Nestlé Library welcomes candidates with a keen eye towards innovative and user-focused programs to promote the library to SHA students, faculty, and staff.

The Public Services Librarian:

  • Designs, teaches, assesses, and explores technologies to support instruction sessions for the SHA community, including working with faculty to develop curriculum-integrated instructional programs.
  • Provides in-person and online research assistance to Cornell researchers with business and hospitality information needs.
  • Contributes actively to team building, goal setting, and long term planning.
  • Cultivates personal subject knowledge and skills through self-directed learning and vendor training, supported by team coaching and mentoring.
  • Collaborates in providing innovative public services that positively impact SHA and the larger Johnson College of Business community.
  • Participates in Cornell University Library committee work and develops leadership efforts in the same.
  • Enhances the profession at large by assuming leadership positions in professional associations and/or contributing to the expansion of knowledge through professional writing and presentations.

For more detailed information or to refer interested candidates, please visit the link above. If you currently work at Cornell and wish to apply, please login to Workday and click on the “Career” icon. Additional information for applying as an internal candidate may be found here.

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