Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Reference Librarian – Social Sciences and Humanities

Social Science and Humanities Reference Librarian. Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, seeks social science and humanities reference librarian, duties include reference patron services, with some night and weekend hours; information literacy instruction; web work; and collection development.
Required:  ALA accredited MLS; working knowledge of traditional and electronic resources; reference experience, including work with e-reference tools; evidence of a strong commitment to service and research; experience with information literacy instruction; evidence of working in teams; excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred:  Reference and collection development experience in an academic library.  Knowledge of research in anthropology and/or communication/journalism.   Demonstrated experience with Web and tutorial authorship.
The University of Maine is the land grant university and sea grant college for the State of Maine.  It is the flagship institution of the University of Maine System, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.  The University of Maine has approximately 11,300 students and 728 faculty.  The Raymond H. Fogler Library has a collection of 936,000 volumes and a staff of 24 professionals and 45 support staff. The library uses the INNOPAC integrated system and has developed Mariner, a digital library.  It is a Tri-State Regional Depository and a full patent depository.

This is a 12 month, full-time position with a starting salary of $40,461-$45,000 and an excellent benefits package.    Further information is available at http://jobs.umaine.edu/blog/2013/04/10/reference-librarian-social-sciences-and-humanities/#more-5372.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable pool of candidates is found.  Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to Karen Stewart, Office of the Dean of Libraries, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5729 or karen.stewart@maine.edu.  Appropriate Background Checks Required.
The University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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