Assistant Librarian, Turchin Library, Tulane University, New Orleans LA
posted December 10, 2013 4:55 PM
The Turchin Library in the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University seeks candidates for an assistant librarian position with a starting date as soon as practicable. Tulane librarians, while not tenured, enjoy many of the benefits of faculty.
The Freeman School is an internationally recognized and AACSB accredited business school with more than 2,500 students and 130 faculty members in programs spanning the globe. With innovative curricula that combine outstanding classroom instruction and distinctive experiential learning opportunities, the Freeman School is dedicated to preparing current and future business leaders to contribute positively to their organizations and their communities.
The Assistant Librarian, a position classified as a Librarian I, is responsible for the delivery of quality services to support the business education and research mission and objectives of the Freeman School. In consultation with the head librarian, responsibilities include library operations, catalog maintenance, and electronic resource maintenance, including web site maintenance. This position also provides research support to faculty, researchers, and students, and prepares and presents research seminars in support of the Freeman Schools undergraduate and graduate programs.
Located within the Freeman School, the recently renovated Turchin Library contains a financial analysis lab, study commons, and research center. The library maintains a small print collection in addition to research and professional level journals and databases. The Assistant Librarian will play a significant role in growing and shaping the direction of this newly redesigned library, and will interact with constituents at every level.
The position requires an ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Other qualifications include:
- Demonstrated knowledge of technologies and principles relevant to the modern library
- Demonstrated knowledge of evolving print and electronic information sources
- Strong and effective communications and interpersonal skills; formal instruction experience desired
- Team oriented, creative, service-oriented approach to patron support and problem solving
To apply for this position please submit an application letter discussing the match of your qualifications and experience with this opportunity, the names and contact information of three appropriate references, and a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary is competitive with excellent benefits including tuition waiver and tuition exchange programs. This position is open until filled.