Specialist Librarian Research & Instruction
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Specialist
Librarian - Reference & Instruction. This position is for the
2024-2025 academic year. Applications received by January 30, 2024,
will be fully considered. This position has a start date of
7/1/2024 or later, as necessary. This search will remain open until
The Specialist Librarian is a two-year initial appointment with
subsequent multi-year reappointments possible. The position's
primary responsibilities include providing tutorials and research
instruction sessions to faculty and their classes, serving as
liaison to one or more academic departments, staffing the research
assistance desk, and creating subject or course-based research
This is an in-person, on-campus, non-remote
For additional information about the Monmouth University Library,
please visit: http://library.monmouth.edu
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Required Skills or Software:
Required Years of Experience:
- Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS)
degree from an ALA-accredited school.
- Demonstrated ability to work within a diverse environment and
with a diverse employee and student population.
- Ability and willingness to adapt quickly to technological
change; learn and use new applications and software to assist in
their role as librarian.
- Possess excellent communication skills, both written and
- Able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
- Ability to take initiative and meet deadlines.
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- Experience within a library or higher education setting,
participating in an information literacy or library instruction
program in an academic library,
- Service as a library liaison to one or more specific academic
departments or disciplines.
- Has engaged in library-related professional service.
Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University
is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to
innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked
Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400
students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs,
including four doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive
learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the
student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning
environment empowers students to become active participants in
their education while fully preparing them for life after
graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective
disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating
with undergraduates and graduates in their research and
Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia,
Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in
history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The
University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most
beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National
Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.
A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus
gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse
cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community.
Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s
redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became
Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in
1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World
Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387
Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your
Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate
diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment
for all employees.