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Science Librarian, College of Wooster, Wooster OH

SCIENCE LIBRARIAN (Search Reopened) – The College of Wooster Libraries seeks a dynamic, creative, and
service-oriented colleague as our next Science Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Science Librarian oversees the award-winning Timken Science Library, supervises the Science Library Associate and student workers, and serves as the primary liaison to students and faculty from the sciences. Responsibilities include provision of reference service and research consultations, participation in an active research education program, proactive outreach to liaison departments, and development of local print and digital collections that complement the consortial resources available to us through OhioLINK. Library Instruction is incorporated throughout the curriculum, beginning with First Year Seminar. Close work in the classroom and through consultations with third and fourth-year students on their Independent Study projects, Wooster’s highly regarded mentored undergraduate research experience, will also be an integral role for the Science Librarian. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a library staff focused on user needs and committed to developing an evolving library program that best supports the College community. Minimum starting salary: $50,000.

• MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent
• Academic background or experience in the sciences
• Strong project management, analytical, and organizational skills
• Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and creativity
• Facility using and applying emerging technologies in an academic context
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills

• Well versed in scholarly communication issues
• Experience working in an academic library
• Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in a science discipline
• Experience using and supporting library-related technologies (e.g. bioinformatics, GIS, data curation,
institutional repositories)

Candidates should submit a letter of application (address to Mark Christel, Chair of the Search Committee), vita, and
the names of three professional references. Electronic submission only (Word or PDF) may be sent to Sharon Bodle,
Administrative Coordinator for the Libraries ([email protected]). Review of applications will begin November 1,
2013, and continue until the position is filled.