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Music & Information Literacy Librarian Davidson College Davidson, North Carolina

The Davidson College Library is looking for an enthusiastic, creative, and innovative entry-level librarian with a background in music to join our team of information literacy librarians. This librarian will work with students and faculty in all disciplines and will help to maintain and develop the music library collection. Davidson provides all of the benefits of a small college environment along with information resources that are more commonly found in larger institutions. Your colleagues mentor you in your growth, and the library offers a commitment to and support for professional development.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach course-integrated and stand-alone information literacy sessions in all subjects and disciplines taught at the college, including music.
  • Provide research assistance to students and faculty both individually and in groups, including some evening and weekend shifts (in rotation with other librarians).
  • Assess current music library holdings and develop and maintain the music library collection.
  • Participate in department, library, and college programs and initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program
  • Bachelor’s degree in music
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of information literacy
  • Teaching or reference experience
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with information resources, especially in music
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collegially and collaboratively
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Desired:

  • Graduate degree in music
  • Direct familiarity with the workings of an academic library
  • Commitment to a liberal arts college environment
  • Experience working with diverse groups

This is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Assistant Director for Information Literacy. The anticipated start date is summer 2014. Review of applications will begin on April 22, 2014. The position is open until filled. Finalists will be asked to teach a sample music information literacy lesson during an on-campus interview.

To apply: visit https://jobs.davidson.edu. Please include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • One-page statement of your philosophy of information literacy instruction, including how it relates to liberal arts colleges
  • Names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references

Davidson College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college with 1,900 students and approximately 700 faculty and staff and is widely regarded as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Located 19 miles north of Charlotte, the college enjoys an ideal location two hours from the mountains and four hours from the ocean.

Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity and welcomes applications from members of minority groups and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s mission.

open until filled
Science Librarian -- Rollins College Rollins College Winter Park, FL

Rollins is looking for a science librarian, or a feral librarian to work with our science students and faculty. https://www.rollinsjobs.com/postings/1566

This is a really interesting opportunity for the right candidate:

  • A completely renovated Bush Science Center brings a renaissance of the sciences on campus – an uptick in majors and a lot of new faculty coming on board.
  • An engaged science faculty (here, here, here, and here) open to change and excited to find a trusted librarian/partner to help them develop the information literacy of their students and continue to develop our collection/resources to support the sciences.  
  • An award winning library with a staff open to new ways of working.
  • All the other pleasures of Winter Park Florida.

We have adopted an agile hiring process in which we pursue strong candidates as soon as they appear, so don’t wait to apply. Jonathan Miller, and the chair of the search – Dorothy Mays, would be happy to discuss this position further. We are open to MLS science librarians, but also science PhD’s interested in exploring a new career path.

Posted 4/3/14. Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Technical Services and Systems Librarian St. Lawrence University Canton, New York

St. Lawrence University seeks an innovative and knowledgeable colleague to join a collaborative and dynamic Library & Information Technology (LIT) division as Technical
Services and Systems Librarian.  Reporting to the Director of Libraries, this librarian will provide leadership for planning, managing, evaluating, and supporting a range of
library technical and systems services and operations.

Immediate screening until filled
Digital Initiatives Librarian Kenyon College Gambier, OH

Kenyon College seeks an innovative and experienced Digital Initiatives Librarian.The successful candidate, reporting to the Director of Library Services in the Library and Information Services (LBIS) division, serves the faculty, students, and staff of the college by developing, implementing, and maintaining new and existing digital programs and services.The Digital Initiatives Librarian will develop and maintain digital conversion best practices for all formats, especially print, audio, and video. This role explores, adopts, and implements emerging digital repository technologies in support of library and campus digital collections and publishing initiatives.

Open until filled; Max consideration by April 28.
Technical Services Librarian Lafayette College Easton PA

Lafayette College seeks an innovative, forward-thinking librarian to lead our technical services department in monographic and serials acquisition, cataloging, and electronic resource management.  Broad knowledge of scholarly publishing, responsiveness to changes in the dissemination and discovery of scholarly information, and the ability to make informed cost-benefit analyses for ongoing technical services workflow redesign will be essential.  

applications reviewed as received
Assistant Director for Scholarly Resources & Services, Interdisciplinary Studies Colby College Waterville, ME

Colby College Libraries invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Scholarly Resources & Services (SRS), Interdisciplinary Studies Librarian. The Assistant Director leads a team of seven librarians whose primary mission is to support faculty and student research in an innovative teaching and learning environment. Responsibilities include establishing group strategic priorities, fostering a collegial and collaborative environment within the SRS group and with other Library and campus partners, and representing SRS to appropriate groups within the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) consortium.

open until filled
Social Science Data Librarian Colby College Waterville, ME

Colby College Libraries invites applications for a social sciences data librarian in Scholarly Resources & Services (SRS). Within the Colby Libraries, the SRS group’s primary mission is to support faculty and student research in an innovative teaching and learning environment. To that end, the successful candidate will work closely as liaison to departments in the social sciences, providing data and statistical support, information literacy and research instruction, individual consultations, and assistance in collection development in an increasingly digital environment.

open until filled
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