Instruction/Liaison Librarian (Graduate Programs), Merrimack College, North Andover MA
posted September 29, 2013 10:26 PM
Instruction/Liaison Librarian (Graduate Programs), Merrimack College
The McQuade Library is seeking candidates for the full time position of Instruction/Liaison Librarian (Graduate Programs). This is a forty hour per week, fiscal year position primarily of evening and/or weekend hours.
QUALIFICATIONS: MLS/ MLIS from an ALA-accredited program required. Library experience providing reference service and teaching information literacy classes in an academic setting. Knowledge of information literacy concepts, competencies, and best practices. Experience working with graduate students, independent researchers, and non-traditional students. Familiarity with information resources in a variety of formats. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills in outreach, relationship building, and collaboration with faculty. Strong customer service orientation. Demonstrated experience with online catalogs, internet searching, electronic databases, social networking applications, and Libguides.
DUTIES: Provides specialized research consultations and reference for McQuade users, with particular focus on the needs of graduate and non-traditional students. Serves as primary liaison to assigned subject areas and facilitates ongoing communication about resource needs and service expectations. Assists with the development, evaluation, maintenance, and promotion of collections in assigned subject areas. Develops, delivers, and evaluates general and course-integrated information literacy/ library instruction programs. Identifies faculty for collaborative work in introducing and integrating information literacy concepts and competencies into their academic coursework. Serves as contact and resource person for student assistants in the absence of a circulation supervisor.
SALARY: Not specified.
TO APPLY: Please apply online at www.merrimack.edu/jobs with cover letter and resume.
DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.