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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Temp - Collection & Analysis Librarian, Columbia U (NY)

Summary Description: Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian 

Temporary 2-year Appointment

The Columbia University Libraries invites nominations and applications for the position

of Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian, in the Science and Engineering
Libraries division.

The Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian will design an organizational

framework for developing collections in a large science and engineering research

library environment. The incumbent will analyze usage statistics; develop evaluation 
models for current and new products; assess print and electronic collections including 
overlap analyses; and identify potential digitization projects and collaborative collection 
development opportunities. This position will serve as the primary service and collections 
liaison to the faculty and students in the departments of Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy.

Reporting to the collection development lead for the Science and Engineering Libraries

division, the Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian will provide direct service to

faculty and students, including virtual reference, instruction and outreach, and research

consultations. The position will develop, manage, and assess print and digital

collections to support research and teaching in Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy.

The position will also participate on Libraries-wide task forces and working groups and

represent the organization at appropriate regional and national forums.

One of the world's leading research universities, Columbia provides outstanding 
opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual community. Set in the Morningside 
Heights academic village, Columbia also presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity and

cultural richness of New York City. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications

and experience and excellent benefits. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Minimum Qualifications: Required qualifications include:
- MLS or an advanced degree in the sciences, engineering or related 

- Strong data analysis skills
- Proficiency with core research resources in the sciences and engineering
- Familiarity with scientific research, data management, and scholarly 
communications trends, including open access publishing
- Experience providing service and outreach in a technology-rich environment
- Experience managing complex projects- An ability to clearly articulate ideas through
excellent written communication and presentation skills
- Demonstrated initiative,flexibility, and the ability to work in a collaborative

Preferred Qualifications:
- Undergraduate or advanced degree in a science, engineering, or 
related discipline
- Successful experience working in an academic or research intensive 
- Familiarity with emerging technologies and social media.

As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and 
the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members

of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate

athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior

with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of

Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

To apply: