Research Service Coordinator/Liaison Librarian, University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota Libraries invites applications for an innovative and proactive social science librarian.  We seek applicants who have subject expertise and technology skills, possess an understanding of research processes in the social sciences, and embrace lifelong learning.

This position serves as library liaison to designated academic departments and research centers affiliated with the University’s College of Liberal Arts and College of Education and Human Development. It supports the instructional, research and outreach activities of these units and forges relationships with faculty, students, instructors, and researchers offering services that respond to the University’s Strategic Plan. The University of Minnesota and its libraries also have a strong record of outreach and service to the state and region.

The position plays key roles within the Libraries’ Social Sciences and Professional Programs department (SSPP) in the development and coordination of research support services with a specific focus on researcher metrics, along with some liaison responsibilities. The Librarian also contributes to the knowledge base of the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement, as s/he works toward continuous appointment status.

Required qualifications include an American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science, or equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience; evidence of program development or project management skills; and demonstrated leadership skills. Experience with researcher metrics is preferred.

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The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.