This position provides information, reference and research assistance to the university community with concentration in the social sciences. This position also is responsible for selecting and evaluating library collections in assigned subject areas, developing and delivering instructional programs and products, planning and implementing web and individual outreach services, participating in library planning and development, and contributing to the library profession.
REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree; excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work both independently and collaboratively across disciplines in a service oriented environment; analytical skills including independent problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills; knowledge of reference resources; experience in teaching, training, and/or presentation; experience providing excellent customer service; experience in using emerging technologies, specifically web development and multi-media application. Preferred: academic background in social sciences, library experience; instructional, teaching or training experience in a classroom environment; reference experience.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.
Old Dominion University is a metropolitan state-supported institution with enrollment of 24,400, 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 September 1, 2012 and close September 8, 2012. Send a letter of application addressing each required qualification, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Stuart Frazer Chair, Search Committee for Social Sciences Reference Services Librarian, Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0256, email@example.com , (757)683-4174.