Job Openings

 Reference and Instruction Librarian - Xavier University (5/21/2017) 
   

Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically Black and Catholic University, seeks an enthusiastic professional for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian. This is a 12-month non-tenure-track faculty position. This individual will be responsible for providing reference services and innovative library instruction and information literacy programs in support of a Learning Commons next-generation environment. A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution is required as well as a strong commitment to public service, information literacy and distance education library services; effective oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work independently and as part of a team; and a commitment to working in a diverse environment. Experience in instruction and/or professional experience in an academic library is preferred.

To apply, log in to our online system at: https://jobs.xula.edu. Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references, with the letter of application addressed to: Tamera Hanken, Chair, Library Search Committee. Review of applications will begin June 19th 2017, and continue until the position is filled. EOE/AA


 Librarian - Boston College (5/17/2017) 
   

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Reference Librarian/Bibliographer, Philosophy and Theology

This librarian in this position provides research and instruction services, scholarly communications outreach, and collection development for the Philosophy and Theology Departments. The successful candidate provides outstanding service to library patrons through direct patron assistance, individual consultations, and library instruction programs. Reporting to the Head of Collection Development and Research Services, this librarian serves as part of the Research and Collections team.

As Liaison to Theology and Philosophy, advanced subject knowledge and expertise is required to ensure collections are developed and maintained, high quality library instruction is provided, and faculty and doctoral research are supported for these two nationally-recognized departments. This librarian will partner with the Digital Scholarship group to support innovative use, access, and visibility of materials as integrated into new forms of scholarship.

The Boston College Libraries have undergone transformational changes that both continue and enrich our established roles. We are an institution that anticipates and adapts to change, communicates and collaborates widely, and innovates regularly while maintaining a strong appreciation for the Boston College tradition. Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31st among national universities, Boston College is an R1 institution with 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Senior level: $60,200 - $75,250
Non-Senior level: $54,500 - $68,150

Requirements

ALA-Accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent

Relevant advanced subject degree preferred

Subject-appropriate language skills

Minimum 2 years of post-MLS experience, with demonstrated increase in responsibilities over time; additional years of experience required for the Senior Reference Librarian/Bibliographer position

Knowledge of the publishing industry, both print and with budget management in a collection development context

The Boston College Libraries have undergone transformational changes that both continue and enrich our established roles. We are an institution that anticipates and adapts to change, communicates and collaborates widely, and innovates regularly while maintaining a strong appreciation for the Boston College tradition

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

See the Boston College employment site to apply.


 STEM Librarian, The Catholic University of America (5/11/2017) 
   

STEM Librarian (full - time , 35 hours/week)
University Libraries
Position 101845

Position Summary: The STEM Librarian is responsible for providing services to users of the physics, engineering, technology, and math collections; participating as a resource selector in collection development; providing reference and research assistance and instruction to users; and serving as liaison to the faculties of the School of Engineering, the Mathematics Department, the Physics Department, and the Chemistry Department. As appropriate, the Librarian collaborates and partners with campus groups, such as Women in Science and the Math Center and outside groups, such as the Washington Research Library Consortium.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Participates as a subject specialist and generalist in the provision of reference and research assistance to users, including in - person consultations, email, and IM. Participates as a collection development resource and library liaison for designated disciplines: science, technology, engineering and math. Develop s and updates subject - specific LibGuides and other instructional materials to improve access to and use of the library collections. Provides individual and group library instruction, both in general and in subject - specific settings. Participates as a professional member in the University Library System in shared collegial decision making and planning; participate in committees and ad hoc projects; contribute to the library profession and engage in professional development activities; participate in and con tribute to professional organizations and publications. Works in tandem with colleagues to develop and expand new library initiatives, including the promotion of scholarly communications / open access, most particularly with graduate students and faculty . Actively engages in committee work and/or develops partnerships with campus, community, and library groups in those instances where there is a shared mission to provide access and market information resources in the broad areas of science, technology, engineering and math. Monitor scholarly publishing trends and their impact on information and library services to STEM students and faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent is required with a t least one (1) year of experience working in a college or university library particularly those serving scientists or engineers.

Preferred Qualifications: A second m aster’s degree in the sciences, computer technology, engineering or mathematics is preferred.

How to apply: Forward application , resume, and cover letter with salary requirements ( salary expectations are considered part of the application process) as an attachment to: CUARecruitment@cua.edu. Reference Position 101845 in the subject line o f your email. Please do not insert photographs in your resume. Please name any attached files with your first/last name. All applicants must be supportive of the university mission. Application closes on 6/6/2017.

The Catholic University of America
Human Resources, 170 Leahy Hall
620 Michigan Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20064
Fax: (202) 319 - 5802
Telephone: (202) 319 - 5050


 Assistant Professor - Discovery Services Librarian (4/24/2017) 
   

The University of Dayton Libraries in Dayton, Ohio, seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented early-career professional to join the Information Acquisition & Organization Division as the Discovery Services Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Information Acquisition & Organization.

Responsibilities

This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies and services for the seamless discovery of library resources and the continuous improvement of the user experience. As part of the discovery process, this role is responsible for managing aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, which can include cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution. Since discovery is a constantly evolving process, this person is also responsible for monitoring trends and best practices in e-resources management, discoverability, and use. This position will work collaboratively to develop and assess efficient workflows for the enhancement of library discovery services.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits. The University Libraries provide significant support to tenure-track librarians. Candidates should submit a brief statement indicating their experience or interest in conducting research and publication in pursuit of tenure.

To apply, submit cover letter addressing the required qualifications, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for three references by May 10, 2017. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

To see the full position description and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/22828. Anticipated starting date is July 1, 2017.

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.