Thursday, July 06, 2017

Business Librarian - University of Connecticut

Business Librarian - University of Connecticut. Job Opening ID: 2017659. Rank: University Librarian I (UCP 5) or University Librarian II (UCP 7). The UConn Library seeks a motivated Business Librarian to develop business research services for the University’s School of Business and expanding Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consortium. Under the general supervision of the Head of Research Services, this new position presents an exciting career opportunity for a self-starter with excellent communication skills, strong initiative, and a high degree of interest in business librarianship. A successful Business Librarian will develop a thorough knowledge of business information resources and scholarly communication processes. They will apply this knowledge in developing outreach and support programs across the UConn campuses that will include informational consultations, educational workshops and seminars, and independent learning objects. This position plays an integral role in research and knowledge creation at the University by collaborating with faculty, staff, and students to enhance learning and research activity and output as well as contributing to collection development decision making and other items that influence the University’s scholarly engine.
     Duties and Responsibilities, Shared Expectations for All Staff, Minimum Qualifications, Preferred Qualifications: See the position announcement.
     This is a full time position with an anticipated start date of November 10, 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 must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at (please reference Job ID 2017659) 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, applications must be submitted by July 30, 2017. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
     The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.