Entrepreneurship and Business Librarian

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department University Library-550501
Working Title Entrepreneurship and Business Librarian
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Instructional
Position Posting Category Libraries
Salary Range
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0002721
Position ID 01001251
Posting Open Date 09/18/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 11/01/2017
Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a knowledgeable, innovative, and highly collaborative Librarian for Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Business, who will partner with and deliver research support to a wide variety of stakeholders on campus and across the State of North Carolina.
The Librarian for Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Business will serve as the designated liaison to faculty, staff, and students in the Department of Economics, including faculty and staff in UNC’s Minor in Entrepreneurship, and other departments in the social sciences as assigned or based on experience. Additionally, the liaison will work closely with the Kenan-Flagler Business School’s librarian to support UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. The librarian in this position plays an important role in the Library’s support of the Innovate Carolina initiative. The successful candidate will be highly visible across campus and the community, building strong partnerships with faculty, students, and other scholars across disciplines, campus departments that promote innovation and entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial student groups, individual entrepreneurs and small business owners, and local business incubators and startup accelerators.

Educational Requirements

ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library or Information Science, or an advanced degree in a related field

Qualifications and Experience

•ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library or Information Science, or related advanced degree
•Demonstrated ability to engage with a variety of user populations
•Demonstrated experience delivering instruction and research support services in business or economics in an academic library or comparable setting
•Familiarity with a broad range of business and economics resources
•Demonstrated ability to successfully work in a team environment
•Knowledge of and ability to use available statistical data for the social sciences
•Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Two (2) years of professional experience, preferably in an academic or special library or a research institution
•Master’s in Business Administration or related advanced degree (including but not limited to management, economics, accounting, finance, marketing, operations, and entrepreneurship)
•Evidence of the ability to participate in professional organizations and engage in research and publication as required for promotion

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

For a more detailed vacancy announcement, please visit: http://library.unc.edu/personnel/employment/

A minimum of three references are required upon application submission.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/125953

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Freda McClain, HR Specialist
Department Contact Telephone or Email freda_mcclain@unc.edu
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above
  2. Do you have an ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or related advanced degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have demonstrated ability to engage with a variety of user populations?
    • Yes
    • No