Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Librarian University Librarian I (UCP 5) or University Librarian II (UCP 7) –

UCONN Library. The UConn Library seeks an Entrepreneurship and Innovation Librarian to develop library research services for the University's expanding Entrepreneurship and Innovation and business programs. UConn has undertaken a significant expansion of programs to promote linkages between creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship that will drive job creation and economic growth. This newly created position will support this initiative by creating partnerships with the UConn Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consortium, academic departments, research centers, institutes, incubator programs, and learning communities throughout the University.  The incumbent will promote and leverage the Library's robust business and industry resources to advance scholarship and business development.   A complete job description including required qualifications, duties and responsibilities, and further information about the UConn Library can be found at: Minimum Qualifications for All Appointments: Graduate degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program (or international equivalent). Work experience in an academic library or educational setting relevant to the position. Demonstrated research expertise with business literature and resources for market and industry analysis, including specialized databases. Demonstrated instruction and presentation skills in both individual and group settings. Evidence of strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to think strategically, be innovative, and embrace change.Additional Minimum Qualifications for Appointment as a University Librarian II (UCP 7): Minimum of three years related experience in an academic, research, or corporate library setting. Experience participating in managing a budget for a department, project, team, or committee. Evidence of increasing involvement in professional development activities at the local level or higher. Preferred Qualifications for All Appointments: Proven ability to establish demand for services and resources through active promotion and outreach. Demonstrated ability to create online learning objects and tutorials. Demonstrated knowledge of scholarly communication processes.  Demonstrated knowledge of eScience (large networked data sets) and/or research data management. This is a full time position with an anticipated start date of January 6, 2017. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment.  Rank and salary are dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.  Applications should be submitted online using UConn Jobs at (reference Job ID 2017086) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references. Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to  To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by October 31, 2016. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.