Job Opportunity: Liaison Librarian for Architecture – Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Posting Website

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Open Date

Feb 06, 2022

Deadline

Mar 14, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description

Carnegie Mellon University Libraries invites applications from qualified candidates for the faculty position of Liaison Librarian to the School of Architecture (SoA). This role involves the provision of services to support education and research in SoA, home to 37 faculty, and to 400 students enrolled in two baccalaureate degree programs, and a number of highly specialized masters’ and doctoral programs. The successful candidate will provide reference support and coordinate research access in the University’s Architecture Archives.

Qualifications

Accredited degree in library and information science and/or a PhD or advanced degree in architecture or a closely related field. Previous experience in academic or architecture libraries or in architecture research and education are highly desirable.

We invite you to apply if you have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Architecture librarianship or information management
  • Architecture education, research, or professional practice
  • Research data management or digital curation, preferably in architecture or associated fields
  • Academic librarianship in a research-intensive university

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the University Libraries. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work. 

We strongly encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized and/or underrepresented in academic librarianship and who will contribute to the breadth of our organization.

Application Instructions

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, diversity statement, and contact information for three academic or professional references with your application online through Interfolio.

Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world. Please visit CMU Libraries to find out more about our work. Please visit SoA to learn more about the education and research priorities of the School of Architecture. Applications will be reviewed starting March 15th and will continue until the position is filled. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.