Instruction Librarian (Temporary Part-time), Western New England University, Springfield MA

D'Amour Library of Western New England University seeks applications and nominations for an innovative, service-oriented Instruction Librarian.  This is a temporary, part-time position for the 2013-2014 academic year. It is expected that the successful candidate will work an average of 20 hours per week.

Working closely with the Head of Information Literacy, the successful candidate will provide instruction for undergraduate and graduate students utilizing innovative teaching methods and technologies within a vibrant Information Literacy Program.  Duties will also include serving as a library liaison and promoting information literacy initiatives to campus constituents.

Qualifications: Master's of Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required.  Demonstrated teaching ability with at least 2 years experience in instruction or reference at an academic library is strongly preferred. A broad knowledge of undergraduate disciplines is desired.  Knowledge and experience with computers and their applications are required.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,700 students, including 2,550 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Send cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to Myra Quick, Manager of Employment and Employee Development, Western New England University, 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119. Electronic submissions are encouraged and may be sent to hr@wne.edu. Deadline for applications is July 16, 2013 or until the position is filled. Application review is ongoing as applications are received. Anticipated start date is mid-August 2013.

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