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|Job Title||Librarian II|
|Department Web Address||https://library.unr.edu|
|Full Time Equivalent||
|Position Type||Academic Faculty|
|Tenure Track||Tenure Track|
University of Nevada, Reno Libraries seeks a Geosciences Librarian for the DeLaMare Library. The successful candidate for this position will be forward thinking and enthusiastic about the changing nature of librarianship and have a passion for leveraging technology to expand and improve access to the Library’s materials. This faculty position serves as liaison to the mining and earth sciences disciplines, bridging into the STEM and Art disciplines (STEAM), and shares responsibility for all aspects of Library services and operations, including “always-on” and just-in-time reference. Liaison responsibilities are a significant part of the position: building relationships and participating in collaborative projects across STEAM disciplines.
The position manages the Mary B. Ansari Map Library, working to improve access to the collection, taking the lead in furthering the development and integration of the printed map collections with those of the W. M. Keck Earth Sciences and Nevada in Maps websites, and promoting the use of maps and geospatial data in teaching and research. The position also serves as team leader for related digital projects, including map scanning projects.
Salary: Salary minimum $60,100. This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Benefits: Competitive benefits package include 24 vacation days per year and tuition benefits for self and family. No state income tax.
The University of Nevada, Reno is the land-grant university and major research institution in the state with a student body of 22,000. DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library, a branch of the University Libraries, is a dynamic, technology rich research library noted for its innovative, user-centered services, active maker-space, and community engagement. The Geosciences & Maps Librarian is expected to support leading edge technologies, continuously innovating and promoting the Library’s reputation as an experimental, active-learning environment. For additional details see https://library.unr.edu/delamare
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
Reno is a metropolitan area of over 400,000 situated on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Reno offers a favorable quality of life recognized by numerous national sources. Residents and visitors enjoy an array of cultural activities and major festivals and events. It is an outdoor mecca, located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe and offering abundant summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.
•ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or international equivalent
•Experience working with maps and GIS
|Contact Information for this Position||
Steven Harris, Asst Dean Libraries, Collections and Knowledge Access Svs, email@example.com.
Mel Chiguichon, AAII, Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Please attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.
|Job Open Date||02/23/2017|
|Job Close Date||04/02/2017|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Note to All Applicants||
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