Geosciences and Maps Librarian

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Created: August 17, 2013


The Geosciences & Maps Librarian provides primary library support to users of the DeLaMare Library, serving Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), with an emphasis on the mining and earth sciences disciplines. This faculty position shares responsibility for all aspects of the DeLaMare Library services and operations — reference, instruction, circulation and outreach services; collection development; organization and maintenance of collections; facilities management; staff management and supervision; and the collaborative development of digital library initiatives.

The Geosciences & Maps Librarian will build relationships with faculty and students across the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering and other STEAM disciplines, developing collaborative projects and incorporating current and emerging technologies into library practice as well as research and instruction.

The Geosciences & Maps Librarian manages the Mary B. Ansari Map Library, collaborating with the Metadata and Cataloging department to organize and catalog the collection and improve access. The Librarian takes the lead in furthering the development and integration of the printed map collections with those of the W. M. Keck Earth Sciences and Nevada in Maps websites. The Librarian promotes the use of maps and geospatial data in teaching and research through outreach to campus faculty and students and instruction using GIS software. The position also serves as team leader for related digital projects, including map scanning projects.

This is a full-time, temporary faculty position with healthcare and retirement benefits. The appointment is for one year with the intent to renew the appointment for two additional years contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance.


Published: Saturday, August 17, 2013 13:23 UTC

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