Consulting Librarian, Beloit College, Beloit WI

Description:

Lively, user-oriented library seeks a flexible, tech-fluent librarian to engage, instruct, and support our community in discovery, evaluation, and integration of information.   Reporting to the Director of Library and Archives, the consulting librarian will collaborate with librarians, archivists, and instructional technologists to advance learning objectives emerging from the new campus curriculum.  This Consulting Librarian will possess skill and comfort using a variety of resource discovery and presentation tools to convert, manipulate, reuse and apply data and information across multiple platforms.

Beloit College Library's small and motivated team recently completed a strategic plan and a systems migration.  With campus-endorsed priorities in place, our attentions are set on increased individual and course engagement, improved user experience, as well as outreach to programs and departments.  This librarian will join the team in time to shape and develop the mechanisms by which we accomplish these objectives working within and leading work groups addressing access, collections, instruction, student employment and outreach/marketing.

Required qualifications: Master's in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience.    Experience preparing and delivering reference and instructional content to classes and individuals in an academic environment; excellent organizational and problem solving skills; flexibility and enthusiasm to accept, manage, and incorporate change and ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a dynamic environment. Desired qualifications:   interest or experience in one or more of the following: instructional design; assessment of resources and services; original cataloging for local collections;  Government Document collection management; working a regular shift at public service point.

To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to the Search Committee Chair atlibrarian@beloit.edu.   Applications received by September 27, 2013 will receive fullest consideration.

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