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Instructional Services Librarian & Coordinator of Web and Reference Services

Employer
Lycoming College
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Jan 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Lycoming College seeks innovative and collaborative applicants for the position of Instructional Services Librarian & Coordinator of Web and Reference Services for Snowden Library.  This position provides professional information literacy instruction and reference services to the students, faculty, and staff of Lycoming College.  Primary responsibilities include supervision of the library website, user experience with databases including troubleshooting usability and access issues, maintenance of the discovery service, supervision of reference services, and participation in assessment and outreach projects.  Some evening and weekend work is required.  Library faculty are active scholars, participating members in regional and national professional organizations and conferences, and contribute to campus governance and committee service.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE and QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited graduate school required.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching in an instructional program and a familiarity with electronic and traditional information sources.
  • Thorough knowledge of HTML with a basic understanding of CSS and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of reference work.
  • Established organizational patterns; excellent interpersonal skills to interact with diverse constituencies; strong communication skills (both oral and written); and the ability to work independently with good judgement but also work as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office as well as the ability to learn various specialized software applications.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace or community.
  • Experience in public and learning services assessment is preferred.

TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and graduate transcripts. If submitting letters of reference please have them sent to jobs@lycoming.edu and list the name of the applicant and position in the subject line. 

Review of applications will begin February 18, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Post-offer, pre-employment drug screen, and criminal background check conducted.

Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 386 Best Colleges. Lycoming College’s strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborates with and mentors our diverse student body of 1,200 active learners, including 37 percent international and domestic students of color, representing 39 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at www.lycoming.edu.

Lycoming College proudly celebrates and values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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