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International Business Librarian, Tufts University, Medford, MA

International Business Librarian Job # 17001734


The Edwin Ginn Library at Tufts University is seeking a dynamic and collaborative librarian to join our team in providing research and instructional services for the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.


Reporting to the Associate Director for Library Services, the person in this role will provide research support services to graduate students and faculty across a wide variety of subjects including studies in diplomacy, history, and politics, international law and organizations, economics and international business.


The International Business Librarian contributes to the learning environment at Fletcher by designing and delivering instructional workshops; providing consultation services; and developing new services and programs to support teaching, research, and scholarship.  Additionally, this position serves as a liaison to the Masters in International Business (MIB) program and assists students and faculty with the discovery and use of business, economic, financial, and market research data.


About Ginn Library:

The Edwin Ginn Library provides collections, services and technology that anticipate and meet the research and instructional needs of The Fletcher School. The Library maintains a graduate-level research and study environment conducive to exploration, discovery and knowledge creation.


About the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy:

The Fletcher School is the United States' first professional graduate school of international affairs. Since 1933 Fletcher's multi-disciplinary education in international relations, law, and business, has prepared the world's leaders to become innovative problem-solvers in government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations.


Tufts University is a student-centered research university that cultivates an environment of curiosity, creativity, and engagement. The Edwin Ginn Library is on the Medford/Somerville campus, just outside Cambridge, MA, and with proximity to all that the Boston Metro area has to offer.



Required Qualifications: 

  • Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program or equivalent.
  • Experience with library resources and tools relevant for business research such as Bloomberg, Euromonitor, OneSource, etc.
  • Minimum of three years of experience working in a research library or similar setting. 
  • Demonstrated teaching ability, and experience preparing instructional materials.
  • Demonstrated understanding of current and emerging trends and technologies in business research and scholarship.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to providing outstanding public service in an international and culturally diverse community.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of scholarly communications issues and trends.
  • Experience with citation management tools like Zotero, Endnote, and RefWorks.
  • Familiarity with data analysis techniques and applications for business and economics research.
  • Experience with collection development.
  • Experience building relationships and partnerships with faculty, academic program staff, and other librarians.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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