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Stellenausschreibung: Lib. for German Humanities, Yale University
- Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 09:01:07 -0500
- From: Dale Askey <daskey@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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,
Librarian for German Humanities
Research Services and Collections
Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University
THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARY
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
• 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.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
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:
Yale University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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