Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Education Reference Librarian

EDUCATION REFERENCE LIBRARIAN: This position provides information, reference and research assistance to the university community, especially in the education area. This position also is responsible for providing information, reference and research assistance, selecting and evaluating library collections in assigned subject areas, developing and delivering instructional programs, planning and implementing library outreach services, developing services, participating in library planning and development, and contributing to the library profession.

REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited MLS degree; library reference experience; proficiency with technologies, software tools, and data resources to support research and pedagogy in education disciplines; demonstrated skills in teaching;  excellent organizational, interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills; successful experience working in a team environment ; analytical skills including independent problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills; demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service; demonstrated aptitude in developing and maintaining web presence. Preferred: experience in teaching; experience in an academic library; experience with information literacy programs; experience in collection development.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary range: $47,000 -$49,000.   Excellent benefits package.
Old Dominion University is a state-supported institution with enrollment of 24,400, a leader in distance learning, and a Carnegie Extensive Doctoral/Research University. The campus is located in the historic port city of Norfolk, VA. Position announcement and description are available at http://www.lib.odu.edu/aboutthelibraries/employment.htm. For campus information, check http://www.odu.edu.

APPLICATION: Screening of applicants will begin on 12/5/11 and continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application including a statement of your teaching philosophy, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Elizabeth Hogue, Chair, Search Committee for Education Reference Librarian, Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0256, ehogue@odu.edu , (757)683-4131. 

Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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