Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Engineering Librarian

Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library

The Art Architecture and Engineering Library ( of the University of Michigan seeks an enterprising, client-oriented Engineering librarian. The librarian will join a dynamic, collegial team and will work in a collaborative and supportive environment. Successful candidates are expected to balance a wide range of service-oriented activities including reference services, teaching information literacy skills, and collection development, while working with a diverse population of faculty and students.

Position Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Coordinator for Arts & Engineering Collections, the successful candidate will assume these responsibilities.

Develop strong connections with faculty and students in assigned interdisciplinary Engineering subject areas; seek opportunities for partnerships with faculty and librarian colleagues; evaluate, select, and review materials and information resources for inclusion in the collection; manage the collection budget in assigned areas; develop and maintain web pages for assigned user groups.

Provide reference and information services in-person and via electronic means plan, prepare, and deliver instruction to students, faculty, and staff at the University in one-on-one, small group, and large class environments; work with faculty to integrate instruction into classes; prepare reference and instructional materials in all formats and communication tools that best facilitate our users’ work (blogs, podcasts, interactive Web-based and multimedia formats etc.); Collaborate with library groups and others in coordinating services, initiating projects, and implementing programs; participate in professional organizations that support these activities.

Further information may be found at

To Apply: Send cover letter and copy of résumé to:
Bob Campe
Library Human Resources
404 Hatcher Graduate Library North
University of Michigan;
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1205
Or email application materials to: (preferred)
Contact (734) 764-2546 or with questions or for further information.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on 3/31/08 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer

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