Monday, April 1, 2013

Part-time Humanities Librarian, Academic Year

Colby College Libraries invites applications for a humanities librarian in Scholarly Resources & Services (SRS). This is a half-time academic year faculty librarian position. Within the Colby Libraries, the SRS group’s primary mission is to support faculty and student research in an innovative environment. To that end, the successful candidate will work closely as liaison to departments in the humanities, providing information literacy and research instruction, individual research consultations, assistance in development of programming for a new center for teaching and learning, and assistance in collection development in an increasingly digital environment.

Preferred start date is August 15, 2013.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and library service, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation electronically in PDF format to Stephanie Frost (

  • An ALA-accredited master’s degree (by September 2013).
  • Evidence of a commitment to information literacy and library instruction.
  • Evidence of a broad knowledge of information resources.

  • Teaching experience.
  • Reference experience in an academic library.
  • Knowledge of and interest in exploring emerging technologies to advance and improve research and instruction services.
Colby is a highly selective, liberal arts college located in central Maine. The college is approximately three hours north of Boston and has easy access to lakes, skiing, the ocean and other recreational and cultural activities. For more information about the libraries, visit

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs. Formore information about the College, please visit our website:

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