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Official title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Master's degree in Library or Information Science required.
Undergraduate and/or graduate degree
in a natural or life science
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
* Academic course work in natural or life sciences and/or experience in a natural or
life science environment.
* Minimum 1 year of instructional experience, including some
classroom instruction.
* Demonstrated familiarity with current and emerging technologies used
to enhance delivery of information resources and services.
* Demonstrated ability to work both
independently, collaboratively and contribute positively to a team environment.
* Excellent
communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

* Minimum 1 year of
experience in reference and/or instruction in an academic or special library.
* Possess a strong
user-centered public service philosophy and interest in scientific research and
* Demonstrated knowledge in the use and support of life sciences online resources and
bibliographic management tools.
* Demonstrated knowledge of trends in life sciences research,
funding and scholarly communication, including research data services and data management planning.
* Significant course work in plant sciences and/or environmental studies.
* Initiative,
flexibility and the ability to creatively adapt to changing needs and priorities.
* Experience
working with students, staff and faculty in a university or college environment.
* Demonstrated
outreach experience in developing working partnerships with clientele and
Principal duties:
Steenbock Library is seeking an energetic, proactive, innovative, and service-oriented librarian to
collaborate with other science librarians in a wide range of library services and programming,
including outreach and liaison to the life sciences research community, information literacy
instruction, and reference services. Principal duties include:

* Serve as liaison to
assigned life sciences departments, centers and programs to cultivate and sustain effective working
relationships in support of related interdisciplinary research and teaching needs; lead
identification, development and enhancement of services that respond to these

*Provide information, research and reference services with an emphasis on assigned
liaison areas; develop web and print-based materials that support these services; collaborate with
colleagues to support UW-Madison science libraries' resources and services.

* Participate on
the campus Research Data Services team with other librarians and information technology staff to
help provide consultations, presentations and other services to support research data management
planning and best practices.

* Plan, teach and assess information literacy in collaboration
with faculty to integrate information literacy objectives and essential learning outcomes into the
curriculum; develop web and print-based materials that support science information

* Participate in campus-wide public service and instruction committees.

Participate in professional development
Additional Information:
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.-Madison serves a diverse community of approximately
41,000 students and is renowned for its outstanding research and teaching programs. The
University's libraries rank as one of the leading research collections in North

Steenbock Memorial Library, a member of the General Library System at UW-Madison,
serves the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), the School of Human Ecology (SoHE),
the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), the Institute for Biology Education (IBE), the College of
Letters and Sciences (L&S) Departments of Botany and Zoology, and UW Extension/Cooperative
Extension. Other important client groups are the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, and
undergraduate residents of nearby residence halls. This position reports to the Head of
Steenbock's Information Services Department.

Steenbock Library provides a forward-thinking,
collegial working environment for its staff, and a comfortable, high-use learning space for its
patrons. Incorporating amenities such as group study rooms, laptop checkouts and plentiful
computer workstations, Steenbock is popular with students studying life sciences as well as
undergraduates living in nearby residence halls.

For more information, please visit
Steenbock's website, ****and the campus libraries' website,
****A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

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University of Wisconsin
Phone : 608-262-2768
Fax : 608-265-2754
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