Engineering & Informatics Librarian

Iowa City
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Created: April 30, 2014


The Lichtenberger Engineering Library at the University of Iowa is looking for a creative professional who is service oriented, technically skilled, and thrives in an innovative work environment. Candidates should have a strong background and interest in engineering in order to develop and implement highly effective services in support of Iowa’s engineering students, faculty and staff. The librarian will work with the University Library system, the College of Engineering, and the newly formed Informatics Initiative to provide data management and data management planning services to the Iowa community. Reporting to the Head, Lichtenberger Engineering Library, this position supports the endeavors of the Lichtenberger Engineering Library to relevant academic departments. Specific responsibilities include: Develops and leads innovative information services for the engineering research, learning and extension communities. Acquires and maintains expertise in information trends in engineering disciplines. Participates in Library and campus research support service initiatives including those related to research profiles, research data management, curation, and preservation. Develops and supports services for documenting and distributing research data. Develops and maintains expertise in data issues for libraries. Provides quality reference, consulting, and liaison services, and teaches classes and workshops as assigned. Leads and/or participates in other innovative projects in information delivery. Cultivates relationships with faculty and researchers to identify opportunities for library partnerships; Provides consultation services for liaison departments; Serves on library committees and contributes to and learns from the profession through such avenues as local, state and national professional organizations and publications.


Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 14:55 UTC

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