Monday, May 21, 2012

Electronic Services Librarian

Saint Martin’s University, a private Catholic, Benedictine university located in western Washington, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Electronic Services Librarian beginning August 2012. In addition to coordinating and enhancing the library’s electronic resources and services, the Electronic Services Librarian participates in O’Grady Library’s information literacy program, providing library instruction and reference assistance in individual, classroom, and online settings. As a liaison to specific academic departments, the librarian coordinates collection development in those disciplines and provides research instruction for students. As a faculty member, the librarian is committed not only to effectiveness in carrying out his or her duties as a librarian, but also to continued professional growth and service to the University and the profession.

The successful candidate must have a Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-Accredited institution, experience in web development and/or with electronic resource licensing and management, aptitude and passion for teaching and reference within a diverse educational setting, ability to work collaboratively and effectively with all library departments and university offices, and be supportive of Saint Martin’s Catholic Benedictine tradition of education. Preferred qualifications include a second master’s degree in a discipline relevant to the university, experience providing instruction and reference in an academic library, experience coordinating the implementation of new technologies to enhance library or other instructional service, and supervisory experience.

Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications, and comes with a standard benefits package.

Closing date: Open until filled. For full consideration please submit by June 11, 2012.

Please see the full job description and application procedures:

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