Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Senior Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator - DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University

Senior Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator - DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University. We invite applications from creative, flexible, self-motivated librarians with a strong public services commitment and a vision and enthusiasm for teaching and technology to join collegial team. The successful candidate will be hired at the Librarian II level. The position may include occasional evening and weekend hours. Responsibilities: Provides dynamic leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of the Library’s instruction program. Creates and maintains web-based and print instructional resources. Provides Reference Desk coverage. Participates in the Library Liaison program. Requirements: MLS from ALA accredited program. Two or more years professional academic reference department experience required. Teaching experience using active learning techniques and demonstrated ability to plan user education programs. Demonstrated technological competencies. Must be self-directed, well organized, and able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, with a variety of audiences. Flexibility, creativity, energy, and ability to work in a changing environment, and with colleagues in a goal-oriented library team. Highly Desirable: Innovative application of web-based tools and software in the design and delivery of instruction. Second Master’s degree in a related field. To Apply: To submit your resume, cover letter, and employment application, please go to www.fairfield.edu/jobs, click on Staff Opportunities, then the position you wish to apply for, and follow the online application instructions. Preference given to applications received by May 15, 2014. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  The salary exceeds the Connecticut Library Association minimum.