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Three Positions Available in Columbia University’s Social Science Libraries

Three Positions Available in Columbia University’s Social Science Libraries

Columbia University Libraries Job Location: New York Apply By: Open Until Filled Date Created: 02-08-2022

Columbia University Libraries seeks three individuals to join the Science, Engineering, and Social Science Libraries: a Social Sciences and Policy Librarian, a Journalism and Government Information Librarian, and a Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian. More about these positions’ key duties and links to the full job advertisements are below. Diversity, equity, and inclusion is at the core of these positions, and the successful hires will be expected to help make the Libraries’ commitment to these values tangible by having DEI principles and a commitment to anti-racism guide their work.

Social Sciences and Policy Librarian: https://apply.interfolio.com/102182

The Social Sciences and Policy Librarian engages and collaborates with students, staff, and faculty across the School of International and Public Affairs and several social science departments and centers, including sociology, political science, cultural anthropology, and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy. The Librarian will support research and learning through outreach to faculty and students, research support services, and collection development and maintenance for the social sciences.

Journalism and Government Information Librarian: https://apply.interfolio.com/102186

The Journalism and Government Information Librarian engages and collaborates with faculty, students and administrators in the Columbia School of Journalism, and across the University relating to research and outreach support in the areas of local, state, and federal government information. The Librarian will manage collection funds, select materials, and coordinate outreach for the School of Journalism as well as government documents.

Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian: https://apply.interfolio.com/102179

The Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian provides research support, instruction, and outreach for graduate students, faculty, and staff in the Columbia Business School, as well as the department of Economics and campus entrepreneurship and innovation centers and programs, with a focus on acquiring and using business and economics data.

Learn More in an Online Information Session

We are hosting anonymized information sessions for prospective applicants. We welcome you to join one of these sessions to learn more about the Columbia University Libraries, meet the director (Director of the Science, Engineering, & Social Sciences Libraries), supervisor (Head of Research Support & Outreach), and Director of Human Resources for Columbia University Libraries, and ask questions you may have. Attendance and questions will be confidential, as the participant list for each Zoom Webinar session will be hidden. Attendance is not required to apply or be considered for a position. Register to join one of our Online Information Sessions:

Thurs. Feb. 17th, 2:30-3pm EST: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_a1zGmHzBTFCbBeRAJgU7Vw

Mon. Feb 28th, 12:30-1pm EST: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tRGIQTqFSM-d6x8N9BRqbQ 

Additional Information

The initial review of applications is expected to begin March 14, 2022. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Please note that expertise in all qualifications for a given position is not expected. We encourage applicants who have experience in some areas, and a commitment to learning in others. If one or more of these roles interest you, we encourage you to apply. 

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