The University of Dayton seeks an innovative, collaborative, flexible, and service- oriented professional to serve as its Research Services Librarian and liaison to the School of Engineering. The successful candidate will possess willingness to enhance research services for the entire campus community. With a renovation scheduled to begin in 2018, the Research Services Librarian will play an important role in helping to shape the Libraries’ advanced research support services to be offered in the new Scholars Commons. Appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications.
Responsibilities of Research Services Librarian • Provides leadership for advanced research support services offered by the University Libraries • Actively seeks opportunities to collaborate with campus partners in identifying and promoting research support for faculty and student research, grant initiatives, information and data management, research impact and metrics and other research related activities • Initiates programming related to advanced research support services, such as workshops and presentations to campus stakeholders • Assists with the development of the Scholars Commons • Serves as a member of the Research Team and provides research consultation services • Serves on the Instruction Team and provides library instruction to academic departments within the School of Engineering and the physical sciences, as well as limited general education instruction • Serves as collection liaison to the School of Engineering and physical sciences • Conducts research and disseminates the findings through publication in peer reviewed journals, major national meetings, and other venues • Serves on various library, university and professional committees
The Research Services Librarian serves as a liaison to the School of Engineering as mentioned above and also the Physics, Mathematics and Geology departments and provides leadership for the advanced research support services offered by the University Libraries.
The University of Dayton is committed to the recruitment, hiring and promotion of outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community. In support of this commitment, the University is pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty. The dual career program serves as a resource and support system and is not intended to take the place of one’s own job search efforts. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php
The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
• Minimum of 33 credit hours completed at the time of application from an MLS from an ALA-accredited program or its international equivalent, with an expected degree by December 2017. • Excellent written communication skills • Demonstrated ability to meet University Libraries’ promotion and tenure standards in librarianship, research, and service • Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor requires at least five full years of post-graduate experience working as a professional librarian and a strong record of peer-reviewed scholarship
• Degree in a STEM field or previous applicable experience working with STEM faculty or researchers, or at least 12 credit hours of college level coursework in STEM • Knowledge of librarians role in supporting the research cycle • Successful experience in working with diverse user communities • Teaching experience, especially in a university library setting • Excellent oral communication skills • Excellent presentation skills • Knowledge of technology platforms in library or academic environments • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and changing environment • Effective inter-personal skills • Strong public service orientation • Demonstrated success in creating and leading projects • Appreciation for the University’s Catholic and Marianist mission and identity
The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and to linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. As Marianists, we are a worldwide family of Catholic brothers, priests, sisters and committed lay people. Our spir...it of hospitality and inclusiveness permeates campus. What distinguishes us is our constant seeking of truth and knowledge in our overall mission to improve the world.
We ask big questions and take action in all realms of knowledge — the arts, sciences, religion, business, education, engineering and law.
We lead and we serve because we believe that the more people we help to develop compassionate hearts and critical minds, the better our world will be.