Pharmacy Librarian, D'Amour Library, Western New England University, Springfield MA

D'Amour Library of Western New England University seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and user-oriented librarian for the position of Pharmacy Librarian.  Working collaboratively with the faculty of the College of Pharmacy and the D'Amour Library staff, the successful candidate will develop library services and information resources to support the College and its curriculum. The provision of information literacy instruction and reference services for the College are major responsibilities of the position. The Pharmacy Librarian will also serve as library liaison to other related sciences and programs including the pre-pharmacy program. As a member of the information literacy and reference teams the Pharmacy Librarian will be an active participant in D'Amour Library's vibrant Information Literacy Program for the University as well as provide general reference and research assistance which will require some evening and weekend hours on a rotating basis.




Required: Master's of Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required.  Knowledge of electronic resources and a strong public service orientation are essential. Demonstrated teaching ability, excellent oral and written communication skills, and knowledge and experience with computers and their applications are required.


Strongly Preferred: At least 2 years' experience in instruction at an academic, medical, or health-related library. A subject background in health or life sciences.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,700 students, including 2,550 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.


Priority will be given to applications received by March 1, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Send cover letter, resume, and the names of three references with contact information to: Donna Martin, Employment Associate, Western New England University, 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119. Electronic submissions are encouraged and may be sent to Accepting applications until position is filled.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

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