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Work with STEM departments and programs to align collections, instruction, reference, and research support with the evolving needs of students and faculty
Provide in-person and online library instruction, and offer general reference and research support
Provide support, advisement, and instruction in research data management best practices
Collaborate with library and campus colleagues on initiatives that support the success of Wesleyan students and faculty
Engage with members of the Wesleyan community and beyond to share information and identify opportunities for complementary or interconnected services
Maintain current knowledge of trends and changes in academic public services
Engage with professional organizations to learn and share knowledge
Perform additional duties as assigned


Graduate degree in a STEM discipline and/or library/information science and at least 2 years’ experience working with science or research data or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Demonstrated expertise using resources in STEM, including databases and journals
Knowledge and understanding of the research life cycle, from data creation to organization, accessibility, distribution, and archiving
A demonstrated inquisitiveness and enthusiasm for science education and research
Demonstrated knowledge of effective in-person and online instructional methods
Effective networking, communication, and presentation skills
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team-based environment
Demonstrated service orientation and creativity within an academic environment
Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact collegially with individuals of different backgrounds
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Doctorate preferably in a STEM field
Experience working in an academic library
Experience working in library public services, including general face-to-face and online reference and consultative work
Experience teaching library instruction using information literacy concepts
Demonstrated ability to establish services in partnership with academic and/or administrative departments
Knowledge and understanding of how pedagogical innovations, technology, and scholarly information are impacting library services, collections, and physical spaces
Demonstrated understanding of scholarly communication trends, funder requirements, open access, institutional repositories, and research impact measures
Understanding of pedagogical methods, learning outcomes, and assessment in support of teaching and learning

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