Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Reference Librarian – Business

Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, seeks business reference librarian, duties include reference patron services, with some night and weekend hours; information literacy instruction; web work; and collection development.

Required Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS; working knowledge of traditional and electronic resources; business 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 Qualifications: Reference and collection development experience in an academic library. 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 11,000 students and 543 faculty. The Raymond H. Fogler Library has a collection of more than 1.1 million volumes and a staff of 21 professionals and 32 support staff. The library uses the Innovative Interfaces integrated system and 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 

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 

Appropriate Background Checks Required.
The University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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