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Research and Instruction Librarian

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 23, 2023

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Research and Instruction Librarian

Job No: 497262
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Other, Library & IT

Bucknell University's Library and Information Technology division is seeking a Research and Instruction librarian with liaison duties to support selected disciplines based on candidate experience and departmental needs. The primary goal of this position is to actively engage and collaborate with students, faculty, and staff, providing relevant instruction, outreach, and support for scholarship.

The Research and Instruction Librarian will have knowledge of current learning, teaching, and information literacy theory and best practices, and experience applying them, preferably in an academic setting. The ideal candidate will have experience working as an instructional librarian in an academic setting, and will have a background or experience in engineering, data services, the natural sciences and/or history, and experience in, or demonstrated interest in learning the use of technologies for digital scholarship.

Minimum qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master's Degree (MLS) in library/information science

Preferred qualifications:

  • Additional subject area master's degree or higher

  • Two years of professional experience as a librarian in an academic library

Work Type:

This position is full-time, benefits eligible, staff exempt position.

This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.

Salary Range:

This is a Staff exempt position with a hiring range of $52,500 - $65,625. The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.


Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
- flexible scheduling options determined by role;
- medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
- an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
- generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
- full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
- a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
- a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

For a full position description, please contact Applications require a cover letter, resume and references and will only be accepted online through Bucknell's career site (careers.bucknelledu).

To apply, visit


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