Position: User Services Librarian
Location: Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.
Named one of the top 10 most innovative colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized as one of the forty Colleges that Changes Lives, Goucher College, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is a private, coed, liberal arts college dedicated to teaching students to be complex problem solvers prepared for the jobs of the future. A Goucher education focuses on creating lifelong learners through an interdisciplinary, experiential approach.
Would you like to work with a team that is dedicated to changing lives? Do you enjoy engaging others around an institution you are passionate about?
Goucher College’s User Services Librarian will report to the Teaching and Learning Librarian. This position leads user experience and assessment efforts, provides research support, and coordinates the library’s outreach efforts. The librarian participates in the library’s teaching program and designs learning activities for face-to-face and online environments. The User Services Librarian supports the mission of the library and the Research Help Program through projects and other duties as assigned. While classes are in session, the User Services Librarian works Sunday through Thursday, afternoons and evenings. During class breaks the librarian typically works Monday-Friday when the library is open.
To apply for this position, please visit http://goucher.interviewexchange.com. The review of applications will begin immediately.
Please submit the following application materials online:
- Cover letter
- Contact information for three professional references
- Optional: Teaching philosophy statement or information literacy lesson plan.
Qualified candidates will have a Master’s Degree in Library Information Studies (MLIS), from an ALA-accredited institution, completed or in progress. Experience with software applications such as Excel and Word required. Demonstrated ability to conduct user experience research. Basic understanding and application of instructional design, educational theory, and teaching information literacy. Demonstrated ability to design effective marketing and outreach materials; familiarity with social media-based outreach in a professional context.
Preferred candidates will have at least one year’s experience as a user services librarian, teaching librarian, outreach librarian, or similar. Experience with library specific applications such as Springshare platforms and subscription databases strongly preferred.
Location: Baltimore County Public Library
Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.
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