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Stellenangebot der Yale University Library

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Librarian for Germanic Languages and Literatures
     Research Services and Collections
     Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University
     Librarian I-IV 

     Reposted Position

     The University Library, which is a highly valued partner in
teaching and research at the
     University, has more than 10.5 million volumes housed in the
Sterling Memorial Library and 16
     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
     ambitious projects such as the renovation of the main library
building, the complete
     retrospective conversion of the Library's catalog, and various
automation projects, which
     include network access to scholarly information and preservation

     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 Department of
     Germanic Languages and Literatures and 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 languages
     and literatures in German, Dutch, and the Scandinavian languages.
Serves as professional
     liaison to faculty in the Department of Germanic Languages and
Literatures. Plans, promotes,
     and implements library instructional programs for undergraduates,
graduates, and faculty of the
     German Department. Also participates in the general library
instruction programs and programs
     for large undergraduate classes sponsored by Research Services and
Collections. Provides
     general reference service to patrons in person, through email, and
over the telephone. Serves
     on library committees, working groups, and task forces, and is
expected to be professionally

     MLS from an ALA-accredited library school OR relevant professional
experience in a research
     library required. Advanced degree in German literature or related
field required, preferably a
     Ph.D. Appointment at a level above the Librarian I requires
demonstrated professional
     accomplishments, and a minimum of two, five, or eight years of
relevant professional
     experience for appointment at the Librarian II, III or IV level,
respectively. Excellent reading
     and speaking knowledge of German required. Knowledge of another
Western European language
     also required, preferably a Scandinavian language. Demonstrated
familiarity with information
     technologies and a high degree of computer literacy. Demonstrated
commitment to public
     service. Excellent teaching skills preferred. Excellent oral and
written communication skills.
     Ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative environment.

     Competitive salary and rank are 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. Nominations, requests for
     more information, and applications (consisting of a cover letter,
resume, and the names of
     three references) should be directed to: Diane Y. Turner, Director,
Library Human Resources;
     Yale University Library; Source Code EAYU8671; P.O. Box 208240, New
Haven, CT 06520; fax
     (203) 432-1806. 

     Yale University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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