How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
- Serve as the primary liaison between the chemistry department, university library, researchers, faculty, staff and students.
- Provide information services and instruction to faculty, students, and the general public.
- Promote current services, collections, policies, and procedures through developing print and electronic promotional materials as well as speaking engagements.
- Develop and maintain collections and learning spaces relating to chemistry that meet the needs of the chemistry department and the overall university.
- Speak to a range of library and eScience topics including innovations in research services and publishing, scholarly communication, the emerging digital conservancy, the development of new online tools, and the integration of information literacy skills into the curriculum.
- Identify potential topics for exhibits and events and assist with their publicity.
- Maintain an awareness of external trends and innovations in research services and publishing.
- ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience.
- Ability to respond effectively to multiple changing needs and priorities.
- Knowledge of the scholarly communication and research processes in science.
- Demonstrated interest in developing technology-based library services.
- Excellent oral, written and instructional skills.
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a consultative environment.
- Demonstrated initiative and self-direction.
- Ability to understand diverse perspectives and acknowledge the significance of differences and complexities in background, cultures, values and viewpoints as the foundation for an inclusive environment.
- BA/BS degree in science, engineering, or medicine, or equivalent combination of significant academic training and experience working in a science, engineering or medical library.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.