Business Librarian, University of New Hampshire

Business Librarian, University of New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire Library seeks a dynamic, innovative librarian for the newly created position of Business Librarian.  This librarian will serve as liaison to the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics; will provide reference, research, instruction, and collection development support for business disciplines; and will participate in general reference and instruction activities.  The Business Librarian will work closely with other members of the reference staff and the Government Information unit.

 In addition to experience in teaching and use of business and economics resources, the successful candidate will have general knowledge of data sources in business areas and the ability to provide general reference and instruction in the humanities and social sciences. Reporting to the Dean of the University Library through the Library Faculty Chair, this is a 12-month, tenure track faculty position with appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications. The successful candidate will be expected to meet University and Library promotion and tenure requirements, which, among other things, include scholarship and active participation in library, university, and professional service.

The minimum salary will be $72,320 for the rank of Assistant Professor with a competitive benefits package.

 The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of over 15,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. UNH tenure-track faculty are represented by the AAUP for collective bargaining.

 The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

– ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library and information science

-Minimum of two years experience in business and general reference and library instruction

-Demonstrated knowledge of financial and business databases and data sources

-Demonstrated leadership and ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial environment

-Evidence of excellent analytical, oral/written communication, and teaching skills
Additional Desirable Qualifications:

-A second advanced degree in business or social sciences strongly preferred and is required for granting of tenure

-Working knowledge of data manipulation in Excel, SPSS, SAS, STATA, R, and/or other business/social sciences software

-Demonstrated ability to create web-based instructional tools and other web-based resources

-Experience with collection development for business-related subjects

 

For a full job description and application process, please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

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