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Subject Librarian for Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, and Law

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Subject Librarian for Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, and Law

 

The University at Albany Libraries seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as the Subject Librarian for Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, and Law. Other subject responsibilities may be assigned contingent on the successful candidate's qualifications and institutional needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the subject liaison to the assigned departments and provides outreach and support for faculty and students
  • Evaluates, maintains and develops library collections and manages subject acquisitions budgets
  • Participates in library projects and initiatives
  • Provides subject-related instruction and teaches workshops on scholarly communication issues and research tools and resources
  • Provides in-depth research consultation and scholarly communication services for faculty and students in the assigned subject areas
  • Collaborates with colleagues responsible for related disciplines to provide coverage for interdisciplinary subjects
  • Creates and maintains subject websites and research guides
  • Provides general reference services during assigned hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • Research, publication, and service to the Libraries, University and profession are expected to satisfy criteria for continuing appointment (tenure) and promotion
  • This position reports to the Director of Scholarly Communication/Head, Dewey Graduate Library.
     

Academic rank: Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian (rank will be determined by the successful candidate's qualifications)

For qualification requirements and application instructions, please go to https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=85516

Application deadline: August 1, 2017


Job posting P17-46868

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