Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Public Services Librarian/Assistant Librarian

Miami University Libraries (Hamilton Campus) seeks a Public Services Librarian/Assistant Librarian to provide reference, collection management, and instructional services; apply usability and accessibility standards to create and maintain library web pages; conduct assessment and maintain relevant statistics; foster strong relationships with academic departments; contribute to library’s team organization; other duties as assigned; some evenings and weekends required. 

Required Qualifications:  Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited institution; web site design and maintenance experience; commitment to quality public service; ability to work independently and with a team to carry out projects on a deadline; strong written and verbal communication skills; flexibility in an environment of continual change; commitment to meet Libraries’ requirements for promotion and continuing contract (see   

Desired Qualifications: Experience providing or supporting instruction using distance-learning technologies and social media; experience with Drupal content management system; knowledge of Web 2.0 best practices as applied to libraries; experience teaching one-shot instruction sessions and credit courses; public service in an academic library. Submit letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to  

Screening of applications begins August 13, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  Miami University is an EEO/AA employer with smoke-free campuses.  

More information about Miami University can be found at the OEEO website at  

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