David & Nancy Petrone GIS Librarian

at University of Oregon (view profile)
Published February 20, 2024
Location Eugene, Oregon
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
Apply Here https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/533378/david-nancy-petrone-gis-librarian
Cover Letter Requirements Required
Education Requirements Varies for Associate Librarian or Senior Librarian
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency 63,000
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency 92,000
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Pay Grade Associate Librarian: $63,000 - $76,000 per year and Senior Librarian: $73,000 - $92,000 per year

Description

About Open Research
In the UO Libraries, the Department of Open Research (DOOR) collaborates with researchers to build and manage open, accessible, and sustainable scholarly outputs that engage our civic and academic communities. DOOR provides the University of Oregon with scholarly communication services, supporting current and emerging needs regarding data, open publishing, and public scholarship. This technology-forward department is charged with coordinating library programs related to research data management and reproducibility, open-access publishing, open educational resources and affordability, the institutional repository, and public digital scholarship. DOOR engages researchers at every stage of their career, offering collaboration, consultation, and community, as well as high-impact pedagogical experiences. The department makes contributions to decreasing the cost of knowledge and education, supporting new models of scholarly communication, and enhancing research practices and outputs.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Head of Data Services, the David & Nancy Petrone GIS Librarian supports student success through the development of GIS (geographic information systems) and spatial data-oriented instruction and research support. The librarian develops and delivers course-integrated, extracurricular, and (potentially) credit-bearing instruction.

The incumbent accelerates the university's research ambitions through proactive engagement with stakeholders across the University to develop, propose, and contribute to strategic research and teaching projects. These projects align with the Libraries’ strategic objectives and departmental focus on spatial data management, public scholarship, and engagement with GIS technologies.

The David & Nancy Petrone GIS Librarian participates in relevant professional development activities and organizations to stay current with trends and practices in the field, and to meet criteria for promotion and retention. This position contributes to the University’s goals regarding equity and inclusion.

We are aware that some individuals are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every qualification in the job description including the preferred qualifications. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and recognize that a successful candidate may come from a less traditional career trajectory, such as having skills and abilities gained outside a classroom context, or an equivalent skill set. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our preferred qualifications.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Qualifications for Rank of Associate Librarian
• Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution OR professional terminal degree, OR international equivalent, AND
• Six years post-MLIS professional library experience

Minimum Qualifications for Rank of Senior Librarian
• Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution OR professional terminal degree, OR international equivalent, AND
• Twelve years post-MLIS professional library experience

Professional Competencies

• Demonstrated ability to create, process, organize, use, and analyze spatial data
• Experience with teaching, instruction, or training
• Familiarity with GIS software such as ArcGIS or qGIS
• Ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and implement projects
• Ability to work effectively in team situations, both within and across departments and external organizations
• Ability to integrate knowledge of social justice, inclusion, oppression, privilege, and power into one’s professional practice

Preferred Qualifications

• Degree or advanced coursework in geography, data science, informatics, or other relevant discipline
• Knowledge of statistical analysis and proficiency with at least one software package and/or programming languages such as Python, R, SPSS, or Stata

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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