Thursday, October 4, 2012

Research & Instruction Librarian – Education Liaison

The librarian will promote and provide research and information literacy instruction to students in classroom settings, individual consultations, and in online forums. The librarian's core constituency is Lesley’s Graduate School of Education. He or she will collaborate with faculty and colleagues to deliver services appropriate to student needs, and will manage relevant collections in all formats, including books, videos, children’s literature and teaching resources that support research in education for K-12 teachers.
Position Requirements:
·       ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS
·       2-4 years professional, post-MLS library experience
·       Experience providing library instruction using varied technology such as chat and video conferencing.
·       Ability to demonstrate best practices in information literacy instruction.
·       Ability to demonstrate excellence in written and oral communication
·       Experience collaborating with colleagues and faculty in a team environment
·       Library research experience using electronic information services and tools
·       Knowledge of current issues facing K-12 educators
·       Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
About Lesley University
Lesley University prepares women and men for lives and careers that make a difference. We offer our staff the same opportunity. Join us and make a difference!
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer generous amounts of vacation and holiday time, as well as a tuition remission policy that enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills.
For more information about Lesley University, please visit our website at
Application Instructions:
Please include a cover letter, CV/ resume, and contact information for three references.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, applicant screening will begin immediately, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Finalists will be asked to demonstrate their teaching ability and submit a writing sample.

Additional Information:
Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.

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