Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Librarian I - University of New Haven

Librarian I - University of New Haven. 7 hour/week position with no benefits. Duties: Provides research and reference assistance to on-site and distant students and faculty. Provides information literacy instruction to class groups and individual students. Develops and updates LibGuides; designs web-based tutorials; and assists faculty in the development of student’s information literacy and research skills through course-integrated instruction. Prepares newsletters and assists with special projects as needed. Exercises administrative control over the library during weekend or evening hours, when sole professional on duty. Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS degree is highly desirable. A student currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS degree program will be considered. Current library reference experience is needed. Demonstrated proficiency in use of traditional and electronic resources and electronic databases. Demonstrated ability to teach. Must be service-oriented and have effective, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize. Demonstrated ability to work collegially and professionally with all levels of staff. Strong computer & information management skills are needed. Experience with LibGuides, Microsoft Office applications, web design applications, and course management systems, such as Blackboard strongly preferred. The salary meets the CLA recommended minimum. Primarily weekend hours. Applications accepted until position is filled. Applications should include cover letter specifying search number, resume, and names/phone numbers of 3 professional references. Email to: hrdept@newhaven.edu or mail to: Search #12-97, University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516. AA/EOE.