Discovery Librarian

at Washington University in St. Louis (view profile)
Location Saint Louis, Missouri
Date Posted August 22, 2019
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Discovery Librarian, Washington University in St. Louis (Saint Louis, Missouri)


Washington University Libraries ( invites applications for the position of Discovery Librarian. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collection Management and Access Services, the Discovery Librarian develops, supports, evaluates, and enhances the Libraries’ discovery and access applications and services; and collaborates on the Libraries’ usability efforts; adapts new and existing web tools to improve the user experience with the Libraries' discovery and access applications and other online services/platforms. Develops partnerships, implements best practices, and serves as a leader and peer, working closely with colleagues across library divisions and the wider university community.


About Washington University in St. Louis

The Washington University Libraries is comprised of 12 libraries on the university’s Danforth, West, and Medical School Campuses. Reporting to the Vice Provost and University Librarian and in association with 3 campus partners, the libraries’ operate as a collaborative system in support of the research, teaching, and learning mission of the university. The Libraries’ house more than 3.6 million books, journals, and other print materials; 2.5 million microforms; 50,000 AV titles; and have access to more than 65,000 electronic journals and more than 1.8 million e-books. The libraries' 135 dedicated professional and support staff serve an increasingly diverse community and exemplify the libraries' commitment to meet the needs of faculty, staff and students for the present - and for years to come.


The complete listing of position responsibilities, salary information, and qualifications are provided in the full job description, which is available at (job ID# 45030). Review of applications will begin in September, and will continue until the position is filled.


If you are interested in this position, please apply through , job ID# 45030.


Thank you,

Leland Deeds