Thursday, June 12, 2008

Head, Bevier Engineering Library

This faculty librarian position provides in-depth and ready reference service, library instruction, and public services and oversees the daily operation of the Bevier Engineering Library. The Library's collections support the Swanson School of Engineering, as well as the Departments of Physics and Astronomy, and the Department of Geology and Planetary Science. Position reports to the Assistant University Librarian. For full position announcement, see:

Required: ALA-accredited MLS (or recognized equivalent). Demonstrated leadership, vision, and ability to work well in a collaborative environment. Demonstrated ability to successfully guide and manage organizational change as an ongoing factor. Ability to communicate effectively and positively with faculty, students, and library staff of diverse backgrounds. Preferred: Relevant library experience, especially with Science resources and/or degree in relevant science subject area.

Librarians at the University of Pittsburgh are members of the faculty and are expected to contribute significantly to the profession as well as to perform their specific responsibilities. Successful reviews at the Third and Sixth Year of employment lead to the granting of Expectation of Continuing Employment.

Salary: Minimum $40,000. Comprehensive benefits package including medical; TIAA/CREF, Vanguard; and tuition assistance.

To apply, submit letter of application and resume with the names/addresses/phone numbers of three references to:

William K. Gentz
Head, Library Human Resources
271 Hillman Library
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Review of applications will begin June 23, 2008 and continue until position is filled.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity.
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