STEM Librarian

Are you interested in joining a library team at the #1 ranked “most innovative school in America” by U. S. News and World Report? Arizona State University Library seeks a highly motivated, dynamic and innovative professional to build the library’s connections with the students, faculty and staff at ASU. This is an ideal position for a diverse, collaborative and forward-thinking team player who is dedicated to shaping the future of instructional support and research endeavors in ASU’s STEM disciplines.

The successful candidate will have a broad understanding of scholarly information across STEM fields, and will connect researchers and learners with information and resources within and beyond the physical library. This individual will work with campus partners across departments and institutes, seeking to build strong multidisciplinary relationships in support of research and student success. The incumbent will help define new services, develop programs and serve as a resource for scholarly communication, research data management and information literacy. The STEM Librarian is expected to engage in service and scholarly activities.

The ASU Library is a center of energy, imagination and innovation with nine library facilities across four ASU campus locations. The ASU Library provides students and faculty access to millions of information resources, world-class collections, outstanding study spaces, advanced data centers and a suite of makerspaces and creative services. ASU Library is a strong supporter of student success and a critical partner in realizing the New American University mission of access, excellence and impact. Success at ASU is measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program, to be completed by the time of appointment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a STEM field
  • Library experience or coursework in STEM fields
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member
  • Experience providing reference consultations and instructional services
  • Demonstrated understanding of the research process and data lifecycle in STEM
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Salary and Rank: This is a continuing appointment track Academic Professional position; Assistant/Associate Librarian and salary dependent upon experience. Early career professionals are encouraged to apply.

ASU Library ranks in the top 40 research libraries in North America. Home to nine physical libraries on four ASU campuses, ASU Library supports over 100,000 full-time and part-time students and over 3,000 faculty. More information can be found at lib.asu.edu.

Application Procedures: Application packet consists of a cover letter, comprehensive vita or résumé, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of 3 recent professional references. The application should be sent as a single (one) complete electronic file to Lillie Johnson. Questions about the position should be directed to the STEM Division Head, John Kromer. Application deadline is December 19, 2018; applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

Other Information: Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. A background check is required for employment. For more information regarding ASU, visit our web site: www.asu.edu. For the Tempe and/or Phoenix area, please visit www.visitarizona.com.

Arizona State University’s Charter animates an institution “measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes, and how they succeed.” Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are welcomed and encouraged to apply.