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199723 Instruction/Reference Librarian

Clark University, Goddard Library

Job Title: 199723 Instruction/Reference Librarian
Job Location: Worcester , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Library administration, librarian
Date Posted: 2018-02-14
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Instruction/Reference Librarian
Clark University

Clark University’s Goddard Library seeks to fill the position of Instruction/Reference Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Public Services, the successful candidate will provide and coordinate instruction, outreach, and assessment for information fluencies programs supporting the University’s instructional and research mission. Promote all information literacy programs campus-wide, and support Library participation in related University orientation and community-related activities. They will serve on the reference desk as part of the reference services staff, including weekend and evening hours.

Duties and Responsibilities

Included in a range of responsibilities, the Instruction/Reference Librarian will teach students concepts of information access and information skills, including locating, evaluating, and using information effectively. Evaluate and assess the Library’s course-related and other library instruction programs and expand, redesign, and/or re-create them as necessary. Oversee Personal Librarian, LibGuides, orientation programs, online tutorials, and other ongoing and new programs related to information fluencies. Collaborate with other departments to raise faculty and student awareness of the library's resources and engage them in activities that will build students’ information skills and familiarity with specific resources. Assist students, faculty and staff in making effective use of electronic library resources as well as traditional library resources in their scholarly work, as well as other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have a Graduate degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution. One year or more of reference and instructional experience in an academic library. Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with current and emerging trends, technologies, and assessment and best practices related to library instructional and reference services; ability to establish and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff. Must be willing work evenings or weekends as needed.

Technical qualifications include familiarity with current and evolving communication and teaching technologies.
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin February 28, 2018.

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to resumes@clarku.edu Applicants must reference Job code 199723 in the subject line to be considered for this position.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging.
Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.

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E-Mail: resumes@clarku.edu

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