Job Title: Research Services LibrarianJob Description:
The Research Services Librarian (RSL) is responsible for managing a balanced portfolio of four key activities in support of the programs of the College of Arts and Sciences: (1) collection management, (2) Information fluency instruction, (3) research support, and (4) relationship management.
Department: The RSL has regular contact with the Research Services Team Leader to ensure excellent service. The RSL has moderate contact with staff on all levels of the organization to support the provision of library services. Occasional contact with managers and staff of other units in the library as required by projects.
University: The RSL consults frequently with faculty, including assigned liaison faculty, faculty committees and other department administrators to determine teaching and research informational requirements to make appropriate information management decisions. Work regularly with faculty to develop, review, and improve information management policies and procedures. Consult occasionally with other campus librarians to coordinate information management decisions for the provision of library services. Consult with staff throughout the university to develop and implement programs for the delivery of services to students and faculty.
External: Participate in local, regional and national organizations to maintain a network of informational professionals. Infrequent to occasional collaboration with colleagues in OhioLINK and other academic libraries. Infrequent to occasional contact with vendors to support print and electronic resource selections in assigned subject areas.
Students: Frequent daily communication with students to provide assistance and information resources to support their education and research needs.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but may supervise non-exempt staff, student employees, and temporary full or part-time workers.
Experience: The initial rank of the RSL will be based upon the qualifications of the individual with regard to that person's professional knowledge, abilities and skills; contributions to the profession through service and scholarly endeavors; and, professional qualities consistent with university and library values.
Education/Licensing: Master's degree in a relevant discipline, with completion of a second advanced degree within the area of specialization preferred; BA/BS in a relevant discipline .
General office/library environment.
To apply for the position, please go to https://employment.case.edu/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The notation "Siegal" in the online catalog refers to the Aaron Garber Library of the Siegal College of Judaic Studies at 26500 Shaker Blvd. Cleveland OH 44122. The Aaron Garber Library is the academic library of the College and the central library of the Cleveland Jewish community. It includes 30,000 volumes, plus periodicals, language tapes, music and text CDs in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The Library's electronic catalog is part of the online library system managed by Case Western Reserve University, and is included in OhioLINK, the statewide electronic academic catalog system. Online borrowing privileges are reserved for students registered at Siegal College. Community members are welcome to browse the catalog, visit the Garber Library and borrow materials.
For further information, contact by email, or call 216-464-4050 x131 or 132.