1. Provides strategic leadership and vision for the science and social science research support and outreach programs. 2. Designs projects and brings them to conclusion in a timely manner.3. Manages liaison/research support librarians including hiring, training, setting priorities, evaluating, and advising on staff development. 4. Engages with deans, chairs, faculty and students in support of the University's teaching and research mission.5. Collaborates with colleagues throughout the Yale University Library and other campus units.6. Works independently with varied user groups in a complex organization and team environment.7. Collaborates with library staff engaged in development efforts. 8. Plans and implements marketing and assessment processes.9. Serves on Library and University committees. 10. Participates in professional activities outside of Yale and monitors developments and best practices elsewhere to encourage innovation and ensure the excellence of the Library.11. May be required to assist with disaster recovery efforts. May be assigned to work at any Yale University location.12. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Demonstrated experience with collection development activities in an academic research library. Knowledge and experience with technology for research and teaching. An undergraduate or graduate degree in the sciences or social sciences.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Demonstrated experience with collection development activities in an academic research library. Knowledge and experience with technology for research and teaching. An undergraduate or graduate degree in the sciences or social sciences.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Posting Position Title: Director of Research Support and Outreach Programs
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated excellent customer service skill; agility and a strong commitment to innovation, creativity and excellence.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Director of Research Support and Outreach Programs
Required Skill/ability 1: Minimum of 8 years of related professional experience.
Required Skill/ability 4:
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and analytical ability.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated experience in academic library research support programs.
1. Master's degree from an ALA accredited library school. An advanced degree in a related discipline may be substituted in selected instances. 2. Strong commitment to responsive, innovative research support and outreach service programs.3. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and independently with various groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing team environment.4. Demonstrated experience designing and coordinating projects and bringing them to a timely conclusion.5. Demonstrated experience in academic library service programs.6. Demonstrated experience managing staff.Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://guides.library.yale.edu/c.php?g=296164&p=1973882.
Internal Number: 58751BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.