Three Positions- Virginia

Position: Research Services Librarian
Location: George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, Arlington, VA

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

The George Mason University Law Library invites well-qualified applicants for the position of Research Services Librarian located on the Arlington campus. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The Research Services Librarian is responsible for providing library services to students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Duties include reference and research services, law student instruction, outreach to law students and other patrons, serving as a library liaison to law faculty, collection development, and other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal reference and research services to faculty, students, staff, and alumni.
  • Plan and provide legal research instruction to law students in the Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis (LRWA) program in coordination with the other librarians and the LRWA faculty; assist in the preparation of teaching materials, tutorials, and student exercises.
  • Plan, organize, and provide other research classes for law students, such as Prepare-to-Practice, Writing for Seminar Papers, etc.
  • Provide liaison support to law school faculty, including training in the use of print and electronic resources, TWEN support, preparation of bibliographies, and facilitation of interlibrary loan and document delivery.
  • Assist with First-Year Orientation, including preparation of materials for the orientation packet before orientation and legal research instruction during orientation.
  • Coordinate with the Reference and Outreach Services Librarian to assist with and participate in the provision of instruction in the second-year LRWA program.
  • In coordination with the other law librarians and the Scholarly Writing faculty, ensure effective planning and provision of legal research instruction and assistance to students enrolled in Scholarly Writing.
  • Coordinate reference office coverage with other librarians to ensure that assistance is available during posted hours.
  • Provide back-up support for other reference staff duties as needed.
  • Develop and maintain both print and web-based guides to legal research.
  • Provide library tours to faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
  • Make sure that reference statistics are collected and posted on the library’s intranet.
  • Assist with scheduling and training part-time reference librarians.
  • Serve on the Collection Development Committee and participate in collection development with other librarians to evaluate, update, and implement collection development policies and identify titles for selection, cancellation, and weeding.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Other professional activities:
    • Attend professional meetings and conferences.
    • Participate in Mason committee meetings and work with Mason libraries and librarians, as applicable;
    • Serve on Search Committees as needed.

Position: Life Sciences Librarian
Location: George Mason University, Universities Libraries, Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The George Mason University, University Libraries seeks to fill the position of Life Sciences Librarian. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:
The Life Sciences Librarian manages a combination of duties and expectations, with direct responsibilities in: Reference and Research Consulting; Teaching, Learning and Literacies; Collections and Content; Outreach and Engagement; and Scholarly Communications. In addition, the incumbent will contribute to the development of programs benefiting STEM disciplines in the Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Center. The primary focus of the position is support of faculty and students in the College of Science’s biology, systems biology, and bioinformatics departments. The incumbent will also support researchers in the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, as well as the information literacy programs developed for George Mason University Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program; and the College of Science’s Governor’s School, located on the Science and Technology campus. The position reports to the Lead, Science and Technology Team and Mercer Library and will serve on both Mason’s Fairfax and Science & Technology campuses.

Duties include:

  • Research/reference and outreach services in person and virtually;
  • Develops and maintains online research guides and related materials;
  • Selects print and electronic format resources to support faculty and student research and instruction in assigned departments;
  • Provides library instruction and support for face-to-face and online/distance education classes in assigned departments and programs;
  • Acts as an affiliate to Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Center for STEMprojects;
  • Develops working partnerships and relationships with teaching faculty, researchers and students;
  • Follows trends in scholarship in assigned departments and programs in order to respond to student and faculty needs;
  • Supports research projects and instruction within assigned departments and programs;
  • Collaborates with other Science and Technology Team subject librarians to develop programming and market library services to users;
  • Helps others to increase their awareness and acceptance of cultural differences;
  • Participates on committees, task forces, projects, etc. within the Mason University Libraries, the university, and, as appropriate, the community;
  • Performs other duties, as requested, which fall within the scope of a member of the University Libraries’ faculty.

Position: Public Services and Instructional Technology Librarian
Location: Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, VA
Salary Range: $65,101.00 – $84,433.00

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Basic Function:
Under the direction of the Alexandria Campus Dean of Learning & Technology Resources, assumes responsibility for overall management of library public services; supervises work study students; provides library instruction; supports Library instructional technologies and serves as liaison to campus and college IT services, participates in collection development including OER, library planning, and campus and college activities and committees.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Alexandria Campus Dean of Learning & Technology Resources, assumes responsibility for overall management of library public services; supervises work study students; provides library instruction; supports Library instructional technologies and serves as liaison to campus and college IT services, participates in collection development including OER, library planning, and campus and college activities and committees.

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