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Education & Experience:

Advanced Degree in Library Science or advanced degree in a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

● Demonstrated background in outreach, teaching, or public service.
● Evidence of successful project management skills.
● Well versed in digital librarian skills and new technologies that can leverage the Center’s existing and future physical and digital resources.
● Knowledge of relevant aspects of library operations including understanding of contemporary library practices, trends and emerging technologies.
● High level of proficiency using PC-based applications (Windows and Mac, word processing, spreadsheets) and other computer applications (email, Internet, Integrated Library Systems, web authoring software); high level computer competency kept up to date through continuous learning.
● Excellent analytical and problem solving skills combined with attention to detail for complex, detail-oriented work.
● Evidence of independent work, as a team member, and across departmental boundaries in a fast-paced environment.
● Friendly, personable and willing to work directly with the public.
● Background working with maps or spatial data (desired).
● Knowledge of GIS software and applications and storytelling tools (desired).
● Experience and familiarity with best practices in the handling of rare materials (desired).

Physical Requirements*:

Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
Rarely use a telephone, operate hand controls.
Must be able to push and maneuver a fully-loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodations to any employee with a disability who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Working Conditions:

May work in confined spaces and at heights 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings and weekends.

Work Standards:

Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates a commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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