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Research and Engagement Services Humanities Librarian

  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

The Kelvin Smith Library of Case Western Reserve University seeks a creative, collaborative individual to serve as Research and Engagement Services Humanities Librarian. The Research and Engagement Services Librarian is responsible for managing a balanced portfolio of four key activities in support of the programs of the Arts and Sciences including, History, Modern Languages and Literatures, and other disciplines in the Humanities: (1) collection management, (2) instruction, (3) research support, and (4) client engagement.

ENVIRONMENT The Kelvin Smith Library is a dynamic, technology-rich, highly collaborative organization and the recipient of the 2019 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. KSL is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), OhioLINK, and CNI. Supported by an endowment, the services of the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship advances research by partnering with scholars and providing expertise on suite of digital scholarship services. Founded in 1826, the University is an internationally recognized private research university serving 5,792 undergraduates and 6,277 graduate students with a full-time faculty of 3,657. Situated in Cleveland’s vibrant University Circle cultural community, CWRU is an integral partner with world-class cultural organizations such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. KSL affiliate libraries include the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Library Science or relevant area and 1 to 3 years of experience.

Employer Statement

CWRU LIBRARIES DIVERSITY STATEMENT The Case Western Reserve University Libraries are deeply committed to achieving racial justice, and promoting a culture of anti-racism, inclusion, equity, and diversity, so all people are welcome, heard, empowered, and valued.

CWRU DIVERSITY STATEMENT In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

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Additional Instructions:

The full job description and application information is available at the website above. If needed, the Job ID is 10849.

Posted On: Nov 28, 2022 / This posting expires: Jan 10, 2023