Position Title GIS and Geospatial Librarian, Science & Engineering Library Services
Department Research, Collections & Outreach Posting Number F230050 Posting Link https: // www. ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/40635 Employer State Faculty Appointment Term Term Position Type UUP Faculty
Posting Detail InformationFiscal Year 2022-2023
The University at Buffalo Libraries seek an innovative, collaborative, and self-motivated individual to provide GIS (geographic information systems) and map collection research support to faculty, students, and researchers across the University. The GIS and Geospatial Librarian will be a service- oriented individual who will join the Science & Engineering Library Services (SELS) team.
As the GIS and Geospatial Librarian, primary duties include:
This is a two-year, renewable faculty appointment with rank leading to tenure in an academic research-oriented environment with expectations for research, publication, and service. The GIS & Geospatial Librarian will report to the Head of the Science & Engineering Library Services Team and work with librarians and staff across the University Libraries to advance the University Libraries mission.
We invite individuals to apply whose perspectives and experiences will enrich and strengthen our organization. The library serves an increasingly diverse constituency of patrons, and our employees, services, collections, and policies should honor and reflect this diversity. We encourage candidates who thrive in a welcoming multicultural environment to apply.
Outstanding Benefits Package Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages. About the University at Buffalo The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America's leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity, and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking, and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo. About the University Libraries SUNY's largest academic research library offers an outstanding array of information resources, technologies, services, and people to support academic achievement. The Libraries play a vital role in the academic success of our students, the teaching and research of our faculty, and the intellectual pursuits of our alumni and community members. Our broad selection of digital and print resources, innovative services, and expert staff support scholarly and creative achievements in new and exciting ways.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Physical Demands Type Full-Time Campus North Campus Posting Alerts Special Instructions Summary
To be considered for this position, applicants must apply via UB Jobs.
Applicants must be eligible to work within the United States in a full-time capacity without visa sponsorship. Please do not apply if you cannot satisfy this requirement.
In your cover letter, please highlight the most relevant qualifications you would bring to this position based on the posting, and tell us how your background, perspective, and experience will help us fulfill our mission and meet our goals.
All candidates who are contacted by the search committee should be prepared to discuss how they see themselves contributing to the University's equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts.
Candidates invited for final interviews will be expected to give a short presentation to faculty and staff of the University Libraries. We are currently reviewing applications and anticipate filling this position by August 2023.
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Is a background check required for this posting? No Background Check Notification
Contact InformationContact's Name Jesse Meyer
Contact's Title Libraries HR Manager Contact's Email [email protected] Contact's Phone 716-645-1318
Posting DatesPosted 02/14/2023
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled Date to be filled 08/01/2023
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