Engineering Reference Librarian – U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis, MD

THE POSITION:  Nimitz Library, U.S. Naval Academy, is seeking a dynamic, tech-savvy Reference and Instruction Librarian with a science or engineering background  to serve as library liaison for faculty and midshipmen in engineering  disciplines. The main responsibilities of the Engineering Librarian include:  planning, teaching and assessing information literacy sessions, providing in-person, by phone, and virtual research assistance, and serving as subject specialist for faculty and midshipmen in engineering.  Engineering has a central role in educating midshipmen to address the technical needs of the Navy and Marine Corps.  It is a required part of the curriculum, and there are several engineering departments with a variety of majors at the Naval Academy.   The incumbent in this General Schedule (GS grade 9/GS grade 11) position reports to the Head of Reference and Instruction and works closely with colleagues in the ongoing development of Nimitz Library as an exemplary 21st-century academic library.

THE LIBRARY:  Nimitz Library (http://www.usna.edu/Library ) has a dedicated staff of 18 librarians, 11 library technicians, and part-time student aides.  The print collection of approximately 600,000 books and bound periodicals is complemented by a depository government documents collection, e-book collections, numerous online databases, and rich collections in the Special Collections and Archives Department.

THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY:  USNA, founded in 1845, is the Navy’s undergraduate college, with 4,500 students, approximately 500 military and civilian faculty, and 25 major fields of study in three academic divisions.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications.  Federal benefits package.

REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please see specific job requirements and apply for this position at USA Jobs:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/443586200

Applications accepted until July 28, 2016 only!

USNA is an equal opportunity employer.

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