Collections & Research Librarian for Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Posted to IASSIST on: 2019-03-29

Employer: NC State University Libraries

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Essential Job Duties:

  • Leads collaborative collection management in the agricultural and environmental sciences
  • Provides support for global research and government information in assigned subject areas
  • Provides expert services for faculty, staff, and students in core and emerging areas of scholarship, such as agricultural data analytics, research data management, and open research practice
  • Serves as liaison with assigned departments, centers, and clusters, including support for extension related activities
  • Fosters collaboration and interdisciplinary interactions among faculty and research teams
  • Participates in ongoing collection assessment and collection management activities
  • Participates in library planning, serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams
  • Expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field

Other Work/Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience/Education:

ALA-accredited MLS or MIS, or equivalent advanced degree.

Required Qualifications:

  • Understanding of teaching, learning, and research needs in agricultural or environmental sciences, or related discipline
  • Experience with collection development
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse educational and professional environment and demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse population
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Evidence of potential for ongoing professional development and contribution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of emerging trends in agricultural data analytics, data curation, research impact metrics, or open research practice
  • Advanced degree in agricultural sciences, environmental sciences, or related discipline

Archived on: 2020-01-02