Instructional Services Librarian, Babson College, Wellesley MA

Babson College seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and collaborative team member for the position of Instructional Services Librarian. Reporting to the Lead Instructional Services Librarian, this position supports and advances library instructional programs through the application of information literacy standards, instructional design principles, pedagogical knowledge, educational technologies and ongoing assessment efforts. This position plays an active role in leading the integration of library instruction into undergraduate and graduate curricula. Additionally, this position provides research consultation support, serves as the liaison to at least one academic division, and embraces a strong, responsive, user-centric customer service model.

In collaboration with the Research & Instruction Team, assesses information literacy needs of students, faculty and staff and develops creative delivery models to meet those needs.

Develops innovative and effective models of library outreach for students, faculty and staff.

Develops and manages digital assets, instructional documentation, in-class presentations and teaching schedules for library instructional programs.

Provides in-person, email and virtual research support to students and faculty as a member of the Research &
Instruction Team.

Conducts ongoing assessments of student learning and contributes to departmental assessment projects.

Learns, implements and teaches new technologies, both in support of larger instructional technology group initiatives and in pursuit of continuous enhancement of the library instruction programs.

Functions as the liaison to specific academic division(s), providing library services such as curriculum support,
research assistance and library instruction.

Assumes additional responsibilities as required.


Minimum Level of Education Required: Master's Degree in Library Science from a school accredited by the American Library Association

At least 3-5 years of post-MLS academic library experience in an automated library setting

Strong and dynamic classroom presence and presentation skills, with evidence of commitment and success with learning, implementing, and teaching emerging information technologies

Knowledge of best practices of instructional design as applied to in person, online, synchronous and asynchronous instruction.

Evidence of exceptional interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate effectively with diverse students,
faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and other community members

Strong program management skills

Excellent computer proficiency

Commitment and focus on advancing career by development of deep knowledge in one or more business disciplines - management, marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, economics, etc.

- Communication
- Customer Service Orientation
- Teamwork
- Continuous Improvement
- Technology
- Conceptual Thinking
- Self-Management
- Leadership

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