Dacus Library seeks an innovative and engaged reference librarian to coordinate the daily operations of an active reference services program and to explore, evaluate, and implement new learning technologies in a rapidly changing academic environment. Reporting to the Head of Public Services, the Reference Services Coordinator / Learning Technologies Librarian will participate in reference rotation at the Information Commons Desk including night and weekend shifts, maintain the library’s reference collection, and teach in the Information Literacy Program. Major Responsibilities: - Develops and maintains the reference collection. - Coordinates daily reference services at Dacus Library. - Prepares the reference desk schedule and resolves emergency scheduling changes. - Works the majority of shifts at the Information Commons desk providing reference services in person, and electronically. - Troubleshoots issues related to patron off-campus access to electronic resources. - Oversees daily maintenance of the Information Commons equipment reporting unresolved issues to Library Technical Support. - Explores, evaluates, implements, maintains, and provides training for new learning technologies. - Participates in the library instruction program. - Creates finding aids and research guides. - Participates in collection development. - Compiles reports as required. - Other duties as assigned. Employment Conditions: A twelve-month, full-time non-tenure track appointment with faculty rank. Salary is competitive and dependent on academic qualifications. Work Environment: This position requires daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to have the ability to work with the outside community, other universities, and international schools/companies/partners. Position Availability: August 16, 2018
Bachelor's degree and an ALA-Accredited MLS or MLIS degree. Some academic library experience preferred. Additional preferred qualifications: Experience providing and managing reference services in an academic library. Strong experience with research databases and other research resources. Experience in planning and developing innovative library services. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Experience teaching library instruction in a classroom setting.
Apply online using the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/51963 Please upload the following documents: - Cover Letter. - Resume or CV. - Name, job title, company, address, email, and phone number of three professional references. - Transcript (unofficial transcripts acceptable at this stage). Review of applicants will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.