POSITION: Engineering Librarian (Librarian I/II)
DEPARTMENT: Engineering & Computer Science Library
DATE REQUIRED: July 2017
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About the University of Toronto Libraries
The University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) system is the largest academic library in Canada and is ranked fourth among peer institutions in North America. The system consists of 44 libraries located on three university campuses: St. George, Mississauga, and Scarborough. This array of college libraries, special collections, and specialized libraries and information centres supports the teaching and research requirements of 215 graduate programs, over 60 professional programs, and more than 700 undergraduate degree programs. In addition to more than 12 million print volumes, the library system currently provides access to millions of electronic resources in various forms and over 29,554 linear metres of archival material. More than 150,000 new print volumes are acquired each year. The Libraries’ data centre houses more than 200 servers with a storage capacity of 1.5 petabytes.
The Engineering & Computer Science Library (ECSL) is the second largest science library at the University of Toronto. The ECSL team serves more than 10,000 students and faculty in all Departments, Divisions and Institutes of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (FASE), as well as the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Cross-faculty and interdisciplinary teaching, learning and research are key areas of strength and expected growth within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and the Department of Computer Science. The ECSL seeks an innovative and dynamic librarian for the position of Engineering Librarian. This position will support faculty, graduate and undergraduate students in cross-disciplinary areas of engineering strength, starting with incoming students in the core programs, general first year and engineering science and continuing through the “design spines” in all programs throughout the curriculum. This position requires subject expertise in one or more of the following areas: sustainability, globalization, entrepreneurship, engineering design, instructional technology, engineering education, data visualization, research data management, open access publishing, and/or patent searching. The successful candidate will report to the Head of the Engineering & Computer Science Library and will work collaboratively with the Engineering & Computer Science librarians and staff.