Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian – Rutgers University Libraries, New Jersey
This liaison will work with the Rutgers Business School (RBS) undergraduate and graduate programs and its entrepreneurship minor, as well as business-based programs outside of RBS. Opportunities for collaboration on campus include the Information Technology and Informatics major, The Center for Innovative Ventures of Emerging Technologies, Career Services, the Master of Business and Science degree, Business and Technical Writing, and the Sport Management program.
The Business Librarian will:
• Engage and collaborate actively as a liaison to the New Brunswick campus business and entrepreneurship community by building relationships, developing user-centric resources and services, and participating in engagement and outreach activities;
• Develop and provide course-integrated and resources-specific instruction in business-based subject areas and participate in information literacy activities across the curriculum;
• Collaborate with the business librarians in the Newark, Camden, and School of Management and Labor Relations libraries and with other subject librarians to build robust services and collections supporting business research and education;
• Partner with library colleagues in areas such as instructional design, community engagement, copyright, and scholarly communication to enhance discipline-based library services; • Provide a full range of in-person and virtual reference service to the general population and in-depth consultations for business-related research.
This tenure-track position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Research & Instructional Services/Director, New Brunswick Libraries, is based in the Kilmer Library, and is a member of the New Brunswick Libraries Faculty, a team of librarians committed to providing first-rate public services to a diverse academic community. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to continual professional development through scholarly research including publications, presentations, and participation and leadership in the work of relevant professional associations.
Required: An ALA-accredited MLS or its equivalent; a background in business and/or knowledge of business information sources; an understanding of emerging trends in business librarianship; demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work collegially in a team-oriented environment; eligibility to work in the United States. Preferred: Professional experience, including collection development, reference, and instruction; experience in the design and delivery of services for diverse populations. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
SALARY: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
STATUS/BENEFITS: Faculty status, twelve-month appointment, retirement plan, life/health insurance, prescription drug, dental and vision plans, tuition remission, 22 vacation days annually. LIBRARY PROFILE: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world. Rutgers University is a member of the Association of American
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