Are you a technology geek who also has people skills? Do you get truly excited
about the Library profession? Do you have great ideas? How about the
initiative and persistence to make those great ideas a reality? Can you lead a
work team in a common direction? If you've answered yes to these questions
consider applying! We'd like to talk with you.
We'll provide a variety of experiences in a supportive setting. You'll have
opportunities to learn more about the basics and go beyond the traditional.
We'll be looking to you for fresh ideas and the energy to make them a reality
here, or at least help us test them out and see what we all learn.
The Learning Commons (LC) Resident Librarian serves a two-year appointment. We
encourage members of historically underrepresented groups (e.g. Asian
American/Pacific Islander, Native American, Latino, African American, persons
with disabilities)to apply.
This is an entry level, temporary, 24 month, benefits eligible position.
MLS (ALA accredited) or equivalent combination of education and experience is
Job Specific Qualifications
Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA accredited
Evidence of strong interest and success with emerging information technologies
Demonstrated interest in developing a career in academic librarianship
Evidence of commitment to strong user centered customer service
Adaptability and tolerance for ambiguity in a rapidly changing environment
Evidence of exceptional interpersonal skills, including ability to effectively
communicate with diverse staff and users
Reporting to the Head of the Learning Commons, the LC Resident Librarian
provides core services including reference, instruction, and staff training.
This Resident Librarian will also create and develop an innovative project in
the Learning Commons, which will include project management, facilitation of a
work team, advertising, and assessment.
Resident Librarians also contribute in one or more of the following areas:
Innovative and effective use of social media
Outreach, liaison, and advertising
Instructional design and assessment
Emerging technologies and service innovation
Assessment of services, spaces, user behavior and needs
Planning and development of LC programs and facilities
Other duties as assigned
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