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The position: Classics librarian for Yale University
Location: New Haven, Conn.
Job duties: Provides leadership for building print-based and online collections, as well as provision of on-site library services and library research education that supports the Classics Department's academic program. The librarian also play a lead role in maintaining the Classics Department's web pages, facilitating design and content planning. The librarian will supervise and coach several student assistants, works with vendors and assist other on-campus units that support Library operations.
The company: Yale is a well-known Ivy League university. Its library holdings include more than 12.5 million volumes.
Requirements: This position requires a master's degree from an ALA-accredited for library and information science and advanced degree in classics or related disciplines, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants must have at least two years of professional experience and demonstrated professional accomplishments appropriate to the rank, plus ongoing engagement in professional development, research or services. The job requires experience and success in supervising and leading in a unionized and diverse staff team environment. Reading knowledge of two or more Western European languages is also plus.
Extra perks: Yale also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes several insurance choices, paid time off, educational benefits and extensive recreational facilities.
Interesting info: The hours for this position are weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The salary ranges from $50,500 to $76,000.
Other opportunities: Yale has several other openings for librarians of various specialties, plus opportunities for professors and other faculty members. The university needs coaches, nurses, research associates and statisticians. In addition, there are openings for data managers, business analysts, support techs and a diversity programs coordinator.