Friday, July 26, 2013

Information Literacy Librarian, Tutor - Bay Path College, Central Mass. Campus, Charlton, MA

Information Literacy Librarian, Tutor - Bay Path College, Central Mass. Campus, Charlton, MA. Part-Time. This position provides instruction on the use of the library and its resources to students, faculty and staff; assists and tutors students in research approaches; serves as library-services liaison between the Hatch Library at the College’s main campus in Longmeadow and CMC. Twelve hours per week, including two evenings and Saturday. Hours may vary slightly during One-Day program breaks. Teach information literacy skills to library users at all levels of the curriculum, primarily students in our One-Day-a-Week undergraduate program and several graduate programs. Provide traditional and electronic reference services to students, faculty and staff of the College. Assist and tutor students throughout the research process, including use of print and electronic resources, source evaluation, and other aspects of research and writing. Provide discipline-specific support to students in the Legal Program at the CMC. Consult with faculty to determine information-literacy needs in relation to the curriculum. Develop strategies to make students and faculty aware of library services. Assist in routine library duties including circulation and collection maintenance. Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited program. Reference and instruction service experience in academic library. Demonstrated progressively increasing administrative responsibility. Familiarity with electronic information services and resources. High level of competence and comfort with technology, including online courses and programs, campus learning management systems, and social media. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and students. Ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality. To apply, send a curriculum vitae and cover letter that includes a summary of your qualifications, and names and contact information of four professional references to Application materials should be sent in MS Word format. For questions about the position or the curriculum, email Michael Moran, Director of Library and Information Services, at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An equal opportunity employer, Bay Path College is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.