School of Management Librarian, Yale University Library, New Haven MA
posted September 2, 2013 5:04 PM
School of Management Librarian
Center for Science & Social Science Information (CSSSI)
Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Rank: Librarian 1-4
Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
The School of Management (SOM) Librarian serves as liaison to the more than 100 faculty members, approximately 500 graduate students, and administrators at the Yale School of Management, and provides business reference services for the entire Yale community. Reporting to the Director of the Center for Science and Social Science Information, the SOM Librarian is a member of the Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI) team and participates in Yale University Library programs and committees. Responsibilities include: providing research support for management and business to students and faculty via consultations, other reference service points, and instruction; outreach to the School of Management community; selecting management and business-related material in all formats; Identifying, recommending, and negotiating agreements for business and finance databases and data; managing a collection budget of over $500,000; web site development and maintenance; and providing general reference service at CSSSI and other campus locations.
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
1. Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in a related discipline may be required or substituted for a master's degree in library science.
2. Experience working collegially and cooperatively within and across organizations.
3. Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.
4. Demonstrated experience with electronic information resources.
5. Strong public service orientation required.
Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/
Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:
1. Undergraduate or advanced degree in business or finance.
2. Demonstrated knowledge of business and financial resources in all formats.
3. Demonstrated instruction and reference service skills.
4. Demonstrated knowledge of one or more Western European languages.
The University and the Library:
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and is a highly valued partner in the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including more than 15 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaged in numerous digital initiatives designed to provide access to a full array of scholarly information. Housed in 15 libraries, including Sterling Memorial, Beinecke, and Bass libraries, it employs a dynamic, diverse, and innovative staff of over 500 who have the opportunity to work with the highest caliber of faculty and students, participate on committees, and who are involved in other areas of staff development. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at www.library.yale.edu.
Center for Science & Social Science Information:
The Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI) provides Yale faculty, students, and staff with state-of-the-art information services in a technology-rich environment. It is designed to provide easily accessible support for science, social science, and interdisciplinary researchers.
Salary and Benefits:
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.
How to apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 22706BR. Please be sure to reference #22706BR in your cover letter.