Public Services Librarian

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Public Services Librarian, the Burke Library at Union Theological SeminaryColumbia University Libraries/Information ServicesThe Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary seeks an experienced professional to serve as Public Services Librarian. Reporting to the Director, the Public Services Librarian will develop and coordinate access, instructional, and research support services, expanding access to and usage of the Burke Library's rich research collections and information resources. For more information about the Burke Library, see responsibilities of this position include the development and implementation of instructional and other educational programming, such as orientations, workshops, course-related instruction, online guides, etc. The Public Services Librarian serves as the coordinator of access services and manages circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, and document delivery services for the library. The position will supervise one support staff member and several student assistants. The Public Services Librarian also leads the Burke Library's outreach activities, including events, exhibitions, its website and social media presence. The Public Services Librarian will collaborate with colleagues from across the Columbia University Libraries/Information Services (including the Assessment Coordinator and the Communications Coordinator), the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, and the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning to plan and recommend new service programs. The position will also participate on Libraries-wide task forces and working groups.The Burke Library is world renown, containing rich collections for theological study and research with holdings of over 700,000 items including unique and special materials. The Burke Library maintains its commitment to the needs of both teaching and research, serving the faculty, students, and staff of Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University, the New York Theological Seminary, as well as a wide spectrum of national and international scholars and researchers. Union Theological Seminary in New York City prepares students in professional and research degree programs for leadership in the church, academy, and society. For more information about UTS, see of the world's leading research universities, Columbia provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual community. Set in the Morningside Heights academic village, Columbia also presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity and cultural richness of New York City. The University Libraries, grounded in collections of remarkable depth and breadth, are also building extensive electronic resources and services. The Libraries at Columbia are committed to collegiality, professionalism, innovation and leadership. To review qualifications for the position and to Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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