Position: Coordinator of Research Services
Deadline Date: Application requested by July 15, 2012
The Catherwood, Hotel and Management libraries seek enthusiastic, qualified candidates for the professional position of Coordinator of Research Services. The Coordinator of Research Services leads the development, implementation, and assessment of exceptional research support programs and services to the three schools served by these libraries, as well as the broader Cornell community. In addition, the successful candidate will be part of a team providing targeted public services support to the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The position is part of the Research and Learning Services department responsible for providing research, teaching and learning, outreach, and collection development services across the consolidated libraries serving Cornell’s ILR, Hotel Administration, and Management Schools. The Coordinator will participate collaboratively in the on-going development of the department and its services and serves on the team of coordinators who lead RLS activities. In 2010, the Management Library consolidated with the Nestlé Hospitality Library and the Catherwood Library to form a single structure serving Cornell’s specialized business and labor Schools. The consolidated structure serves 1805 undergraduates, 1314 graduate students, 143 resident faculty, and extensive distance education, executive education, and extension programs. The Management Library serves the MBAs, PhDs, faculty, and staff of the top-tier Johnson School, as well as Cornell’s broader community of business researchers. As a member of the Management Library’s public services team, the successful candidate will provide research and teaching services focused on business information. The Coordinator will assist patrons with in-depth business research, as well as lead business research workshops and develop online materials in support of the library’s instruction program. S/he will also provide library outreach services including developing relationships with faculty and students through school events and personal interactions.
Reporting to the Associate Director, the Coordinator of Research Services is responsible for:
The Coordinator of Research Services is an innovative, enthusiastic, service-focused professional who is able to approach a leadership position in a new structure with an eagerness to collaborate formally and informally with other librarians, archivists, and staff. Additionally:
Cornell University is an Ivy League comprehensive research university located in Ithaca in the scenic Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. The town and university offer a unique cosmopolitan and international atmosphere in a beautiful natural setting of waterfalls, gorges, and lakes. The university comprises 14 schools with over 2,700 faculty members and nearly 21,600 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. The Cornell University Library is a vigorous professional organization with a strong track record in innovation and service quality. It contains nearly 8 million printed volumes, 99,000 current serials in print or online, over 650,000 additional networked electronic resources, and rich materials in other formats. The Library was a recipient of the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in 2002.
Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 11 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options). Professional travel funding available.
Applications requested by July 15, 2012. Please visit https://www.hr.cornell.edu/jobs/positions.html, and apply for job number 17760. Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach. Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.