he Engineering Librarian engages with faculty, staff and students primarily affiliated with the College of Engineering to advance the services, initiatives, partnerships, and strategies that support of the university’s research enterprise. The Engineering Librarian is responsible for several engineering departments specialized areas (such as data management) based on their knowledge and background. Contributing to a dynamic, collegial team that consistently provides support to the teaching, learning, and research data services needs of engineers and other researchers is a key part of this position. Successful candidates will also balance service-oriented activities including the support of instructional efforts in their assigned areas.
This position will report directly to the Engineering Lead Librarian.
The library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the fulfillment of the library’s mission.
Cultivate new models of engagement to create value-added services, resources and programs that support library and university initiatives.
Provide instruction in the effective use of library resources and research in various settings.
Participate and contribute to library and teaching faculty research teams where appropriate.
Assist in evaluation, selection, and review of engineering literature and information resources for inclusion in the engineering collection.
Collaborate on assessing the use of the engineering collection.
Provide reference and research consultation.
Support the research life cycle through promotion of the institutional repository and scholarly communication, including open access.
Support researchers with the data management consultation and research data services.
ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience.
Excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills.
Ability to balance multiple assignments and projects.
Familiarity with scholarly communication, research, and academic publishing practices in Engineering.
Strong user-centered commitment to outreach and service excellence.
Understands and values diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period and continue until the position is filled.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.