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Employment Opportunities

Date Posted: 10/28/13

Position Title: NYS College of Ceramics Engineering/Emerging Technologies Librarian

and Grade:
This position is a 10-month, tenure-track appointment reporting to the Library Director/Associate Dean of Libraries.

Location: Samuel R. Scholes Library of Ceramics

and Duties:

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.
Requirements: 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.

Please refer to a fuller job description located at http://scholes.alfred.edu....

To apply, please submit the following to the address below: (Email & PDF preferred). Application review begins December 2, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

1) A letter of introduction outlining how your qualifications and experience match this opportunity;
3) Current Resume/Vitae;
4) Names, email, and phone numbers of three appropriate references

Mark A. Smith
Director, Scholes Library
NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University
2 Pine Street
Alfred, NY 14802
email: msmith@alfred.edu

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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