Science Reference Services Librarian, Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA

SCIENCE REFERENCE SERVICES LIBRARIAN: The person in this position is responsible for providing information, reference and research assistance; selecting and evaluating library collections in assigned subject areas; developing and delivering instructional programs; implementing library outreach; participating in library-wide planning and development; and contributing to the library profession.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Initiative, flexibility, creativity, productivity and the ability to work effectively with users and colleagues
  • Evidence of effective communication, public speaking, teaching, writing and analytical skills
  • Well-developed time management and organizational skills
  • Strong technology skills and experience with web-based communication and social media tools
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital production tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, Audacity, Camtasia)
  • Extensive knowledge of academic electronic information resources
  • Evidence of potential to maintain an ongoing program of skill enhancement, scholarship, and professional development
  • Experience providing reference services
  • Teaching experience, including experience in instructional design
  • Evidence of initiative and innovation in delivering library services

Preferred:

  • Experience or coursework in the sciences
  • Experience as a project manager

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Minimum $49,000.  Excellent benefits package.

 

Old Dominion University is a metropolitan state-supported institution with enrollment of 24,400, a leader in distance learning, and a Carnegie Extensive Doctoral/Research University.  The campus is located in the historic port city of Norfolk, VA.  Position announcement and description are available at http://www.lib.odu.edu/aboutthelibraries/employment.htm.  For campus information, check http://www.odu.edu.

 

Screening of applicants will begin November 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

 

CONTACT: Send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Nicole Justice, Search Committee for Science Reference Services Librarian, Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0256 njustice@odu.edu, (757) 683-4141.

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