Closing date: Review of applications will begin March 7, 2014 and continue until filled. Application packets must be submitted to the Office of Human Resources.
Position title: Information Literacy Librarian
Saint’s Martin’s University invites applicants for the full-time, twelve-month position of Information Literacy Librarian at the O’Grady Library. The Information Literacy Librarian provides leadership for the library’s information literacy program, coordinating, promoting, and assessing the library’s instruction and reference services and aligning these with the mission of the library and the university. The Information Literacy Librarian also actively participates in these services, providing library instruction and reference assistance in individual, classroom, and online settings. As a liaison to specific academic departments, the librarian coordinates collection development in those disciplines and provides research instruction for students. The librarian is committed not only to effectiveness in carrying out his or her duties as a librarian, but to continued professional growth and service to the University and the profession. (See position description.)
- Master’s degree in library science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution.
- Knowledge of current information literacy and reference standards and best practices.
- Demonstrated aptitude and passion for teaching and reference within a diverse educational setting.
- Experience with instructional technologies, virtual reference, or online instruction.
- Successfully pass a criminal background check.
- Second master’s degree in a discipline relevant to the university’s academic programs, preferably the sciences or social sciences.
- Reference and instruction experience in an academic library.
Review of applications begins March 7, 2014 and continues until filled.
The position is subject to final budgetary approval. To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the
following to human resources (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Application of employment.
(MS Word Version)
- Cover letter specifying interest and
how their background has prepared you
for this position.
- Current resume or current curriculum vitae.
- Brief statement which highlights how
your work experience and background will
contribute to the Catholic Benedictine
philosophy of education. To better
understand the Catholic, Benedictine
Values in an Educational Environment,"
we are providing a link to a well
written article on the subject:
- Copies of transcripts indicating
degree confirmation. Official
transcripts will be required of the
- If you are contacted for an
interview, we also will require your
authorization to order a background
check before any employment offer can be
finalized. Please print the
background check authorization
form and bring it with you to the
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employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the
mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The
University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or
administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and
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the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for
coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact
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