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 For additional information about the library, visit Submit letter of application, resume and three professional references including names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses to: 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 - Hard copy upon request."

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