McDaniel College's Hoover Library seeks an enthusiastic, collegial and
service-driven librarian to contribute as an integral member of a team
providing excellent academic library services in an innovative setting. We are
looking for a librarian with strong interest in providing liaison support for
academic departments including information literacy instruction, reference and
collection development. The successful candidate will also lead efforts to
study and improve user experiences by working collaboratively with others to
support assessment initiatives and examine our success serving the users of
the library from multiple perspectives. Responsibilities include making a
positive impact through outreach and promotional activities, studying user*s
needs, making significant improvements and demonstrating the value of the
library to the campus. Some evening and occasional weekend hours required.
This is a full-time, 12 month position, with an anticipated start date of July
Required Qualifications: ALA accredited Master's Degree in
Library or Information Science.
Enthusiasm for information literacy instruction and providing
interdisciplinary liaison activities, especially working with faculty and
providing personalized research support for students. Strong analytical,
problem-solving and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to provide
well-reasoned analysis using appropriate research and data resources;
developing reports to support conclusions; and aptitude for detailed work.
Ability to work in a strongly collaborative environment and fit into the
cross-functional nature and close knit community at a small liberal arts
college. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to successfully lead and complete a wide scope of projects.
Demonstrated commitment to the use of new information technologies.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with information literacy instruction and
providing reference services. Experience designing and developing analytical
studies using observational and field methods to gather both quantitative and
qualitative data and perform robust analysis of the results with outcomes for
improvement. Aptitude for identifying, retrieving, and using data sets
relevant to social science research, and for teaching methods on how best to
Salary: Anticipated salary in the mid to high 40*s depending on experience.
Applications: For best consideration, submit application materials before May
18, 2013. Please send a letter of application addressing position
qualifications and related experience, CV, and the names and contact
information of three professional references using the following link:
McDaniel College is an AA/EOE institution and welcomes applications from
diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.
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