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Reference and Instruction Librarian

Langsdale Library

Vacancy Number 300626

Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 02/25/16     Closes: 05/26/16

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Note:  On May 27, 2016, we removed this vacancy from the current vacancies website and stopped accepting applications.


The University of Baltimore's Langsdale Library is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as a Reference and Instruction Librarian.  Responsibilities include teaching a three-credit information literacy course for undergraduate students, providing reference service, and participating in the library’s information literacy program.  The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team involved in the continual assessment of the library and its services, in order to create an environment that is engaging and approachable.  Other duties include assisting with the promotion of library services and creating online research tools.  This full-time faculty appointment reports to the Head of Reference.  Some weekend and evening hours are required.
Required:  MLS from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent degree and at least one year of library experience.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work in a team environment, and a strong commitment to public service.
Preferred: One year of professional experience in reference, preferably in an academic library setting, and experience in undergraduate library instruction preferred.  Familiarity with business, liberal arts and social science resources.  Evidence of initiative and innovation in library services.

We look forward to receiving your required electronic application with your cover letter and resume describing your qualifications, including your experience serving and supporting diverse populations.  Preferred consideration will be given to applications received by March 28, 2016.

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Last Published 10/2/15