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Available Job # 2695


Date Posted 01/20/2019
Job Title Research and Instruction Librarian
Organization Sarah Lawrence College
Environment Academic Library
City Bronxville
State NY
Hours Full-Time
Hire Status Direct Hire
Job Level Professional/MLIS equivalent
Job Description The Sarah Lawrence College Library invites applications for a Research and
Instruction Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Research Services, the
candidate must have a strong commitment to public service and act as a highly
motivated research support and education professional who enjoys providing
both personalized and group library instruction to undergraduate and graduate
students in a small academic library.

Working within the Research Services Department, the candidate will
participate in the reference and instruction programs we provide for students
and faculty. These programs include, but are not limited to: provision of
information literacy instruction to classes and groups; provision of general
public reference assistance at the Information Desk and during individual
research consultations; creation of instructional materials utilizing current
technologies; participation in collection development.

Duties include:
Offer information literacy instruction sessions and provide research
assistance to undergraduate and graduate students.
Perform collection development and maintenance duties including purchasing,
collection analysis, and weeding.
Collaborate on research guides and social media presence.
Contribute to the Library Newsletter.
Participate in rotation at the Information Desk.

Qualifications:
A bachelor's and MLIS/MLS (or equivalent).
Demonstrable reference experience, library instruction and/or teaching
experience.
Ability to work independently, prioritize, and exercise initiative and sound
judgment.
Creativity, flexibility, and the ability to work cooperatively in a team-
based, user-centered environment.
Strong interpersonal skills, mature, and the ability to communicate
effectively, orally and in writing.
Commitment to public service.
Must be detailed-oriented, congenial, patient, and reliable.

Preferred Qualifications:
Three years of experience working in an academic library setting.
MLIS/MLS preferred.

Salary:
Mid $50,000ís, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive
benefits package.


 


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