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Stellenausschreibung: Lib. for German Humanities, Yale University

Liebe KollegInnen in deutschsprachigen Laendern,

ich moechte Sie auf die folgende Stellenausschreibung aufmerksam machen. Da diese Stelle zuletzt meine war und ich nur weggegangen bin, weil meine Frau woanders berufen wurde, bin ich bereit, Fragen bezueglich dieser Stelle zu beantworten. Bitte schicken Sie solche direkt an mich.

Mit freundlichen Gruessen,
Dale Askey

Librarian for German Humanities Research Services and Collections Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University Librarian I-III

The University Library, which is a highly valued partner in teaching and research at the University, has more than 11 million volumes housed in the Sterling Memorial Library and 22 school and departmental libraries. It employs a dynamic and innovative staff of nearly 600 FTE who have the opportunity to work with the highest caliber of faculty and students, participate on committees and are involved in other areas of staff development. A full spectrum of library resources, from rare books and manuscripts to rapidly expanding network of electronic resources, constitutes one of Yale's distinctive strengths. The Library is engaged in numerous digital initiatives designed to provide access to a full array of scholarly information. Yale is a member of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging and contributes to the NACO and BIBCO Programs. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's Web site at: http://www.library.yale.edu/.

The Yale University Library seeks a committed and energetic subject specialist to serve the teaching and research needs of students and faculty associated with the Comparative Literature, Philosophy, and Germanic Languages and Literatures Departments as well as to participate in serving the broader research and instructional needs of all faculty and students. Reporting to the Head of Research Services and Collections, the incumbent develops and maintains print and digital collections for humanities titles published in Germany, Austria, Holland, Switzerland and the Benelux and Scandinavian countries. Serves as professional liaison to faculty in the Departments of Comparative Literature, Philosophy, and Germanic Languages and Literatures. Plans, promotes, and implements research educational programs for undergraduates, graduates, and faculty in the aforementioned departments. Provides general reference service to patrons in person, online, by email, and over the telephone. Also participates in the general research education programs and programs for large undergraduate classes sponsored by Research Services and Collections. Serves on library committees, working groups, and task forces, and is expected to be professionally active.

• Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library and information studies program, or equivalent degree from countries outside North America [e.g. German library higher service (höherer Dienst) completed].
• University degree in a humanities field with a German emphasis required.
• Excellent reading, writing, and speaking knowledge of English and German required.
• Demonstrated commitment to public service, especially general reference and research education.
• Demonstrated familiarity with information technologies and a high degree of computer literacy.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Commitment to a high level of customer service.
• Ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative environment.

• Knowledge of other Western European languages.
• Excellent teaching skills.
Appointment at a level above Librarian I requires demonstrated professional accomplishments, and a minimum of two or five years of relevant professional experience for appointment at the Librarian II or III level, respectively.

Rank and competitive salary will be based upon the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; 18 holiday, recess and personal days; comprehensive health care; TIAA/CREF or Yale retirement plan; and relocation assistance. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references should be sent as a Word attachment via email to hrlibrary@xxxxxxxxx Submissions via regular mail are also welcomed and can be sent to: Diane Y. Turner, Director, Library Human Resources; Yale University Library; P.O. Box 208240, New Haven, CT 06520; fax: (203) 432-1806.

Yale University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Dale Askey
Web Development Librarian
KSU Libraries
118 Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-7672

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