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Liaison Librarian for Computer Science, Economics and Mathematics, Boston College (Boston)

The Boston College Libraries is an institution that anticipates and adapts to change, communicates and collaborates widely, and innovates regularly while maintaining a strong appreciation for the Boston College tradition.  

Boston College Libraries seeks a Liaison Librarian for Computer Science, Economics and Mathematics. This person will bring an innovative, energetic and collaborative approach to their work as well as advanced subject knowledge and expertise to provide outstanding support to these Boston College departments in all areas including collection development, digital scholarship and data, and teaching. Boston College Libraries subject liaisons work within a cohort organization managed and supported jointly by the Head of Collection Development, the Head of Digital Scholarship, and Head of Educational Initiatives, and as such, are expected to be fully engaged in each of these areas. As the primary liaison to the Computer Science, Economics and Mathematics Departments, this position supports their research and teaching needs by proactively managing library collections, offering outstanding research support, providing cohesive library instruction programs, and advising on digital scholarship and data-related initiatives. This position consults with faculty on an ongoing basis formally and informally, regarding their evolving research and teaching support needs. Participates in faculty meetings, as necessary, colloquia, and task forces as an integrated resource for the several departments. This position requires experience in selecting and managing scholarly materials, preferably in these subject areas. The Liaison Librarian must demonstrate awareness of sound selection practices, awareness of scholarly publishing issues, familiarity with the issues of format choice, and understanding of budgetary considerations for all types of materials. Demonstrated teaching experience, as well as experience in using technology to advance research and teaching is required, as is strong understanding of the evolving digital scholarship trends and developments in higher education, particularly as applied to these fields with their particular data needs. The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of a working style that combines initiative, collaboration, and leadership, and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups. 

Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:

 Senior Liaison Librarian: minimum 5 years of professional level experience. Hiring range: $61,400 - $76,750.

 Liaison Librarian: minimum 1 year of professional. Hiring range: $55,600 - $69,500.

Qualifications

This position requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution; experience in/or advanced degree is preferred.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

Closing Date

How to Apply

to apply for this position please visit bc.edu/jobs

Posted

2019-08-20 |  Quick link to this job