Government Information Specialist (Librarian)
This position has responsibility for developing collections and services to support scholarly users of information of governments and non-governmental “third sector” organizations. Particular emphasis will be given to information of State, local, foreign and international governmental bodies, in close cooperation with the Social Sciences Data Services Librarian, Business/Economics Librarian, and Map/GIS Librarian. Responsibilities include in-depth consultative reference services to clients in a wide range of disciplines, as well as library and course-integrated instruction. The specialist will be the Libraries’ primary liaison with the programs in the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, which include Community & Regional Planning, Public Administration, Nonprofit Management, and Oregon Leadership in Sustainability. The person in this position will also continue to develop ongoing relationships with local and state government officials, to pursue collaborative projects to make electronic information more accessible for scholarly and civic purposes. Service on library and campus committees is expected. Other related duties and projects will be assigned. This specialist reports to the Head of Reference & Research Services.