Sunday, May 23, 2010
Public Services Librarian/Assistant Librarian
University Libraries (Gardner-Harvey Library, Middletown Campus): Public Services Librarian/Assistant Librarian to assist students, faculty, staff and general public with information-seeking and technology needs in-house and via phone, email and IM; develop and teach credit and non-credit courses, workshops, and instruction sessions for students, faculty and staff; serve as an embedded librarian for courses in the learning management system; apply computer skill to develop library services; create and maintain strong relationships with academic departments on campus; develop areas of the library’s collections. Require: graduate degree from an ALA-accredited institution; strong commitment to quality public service; broad knowledge of library resources and references services; ability to work independently as well as with all levels of staff and library customers; strong computer knowledge; demonstrated skills and interest in applying technology to library services; flexibility working in an environment of continual change; strong written and oral communication skills; initiative and ability to conceive and carry out projects on a deadline; ability to meet the University Libraries’ requirements for promotion and continuing contract as outlined in the Libraries Appointment, Rank and Promotion System (LARPS); some evening and weekend hours expected. Desire: Experience: teaching credit classes, workshops and instructional sessions in an academic library setting; providing public service in an academic library; web design and maintenance; providing or supporting instruction using distance learning technologies; experience with social networking and other Library 2.0 technologies. For additional information about the campus, visit http://www.mid.muohio.edu/. For additional information about the library, visit http://www.mid.muohio.edu/library/. Submit letter of application, resume and three professional references including names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applications begins June 1, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. "Miami University is an EOE/AA employer with smoke-free campuses. Campus Crime and Safety Report - http://www.miami.muohio.edu/documents_and_policies/right_to_know/. Hard copy upon request."