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Research & Instruction Librarian

Fairleigh Dickinson University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 29, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Research & Instruction Librarian Campus: Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ Department: Library-Metro Hiring Manager: Ana Fontoura Hiring Manager Title: University Librarian College: Position Type: Professional Administrative Grade: 24 FLSA: Exempt Faculty Rank: No Response Salary: Commensurate with Experience Status: Full-Time Months Worked: 12 Month Job Summary:
Instruct graduate and undergraduate classes in information literacy and research methodology. Answer reference questions and assist students, faculty, and other members of the academic community in their information literacy skills development and research methods. Experience with Business research resources preferred. Share collection development responsibilities with the Research and Instruction team. Administer the library during weekend and evening hours as scheduled. The incumbents are expected to work independently, but share responsibilities with other members of the Research and Instruction Department. This position reports to the Associate University Librarian for User Services Required Qualifications:
1. MLS from an ALA accredited school; Additional Master’s Degree in a discipline related to courses of study offered at Fairleigh Dickinson University preferred.
2. Must have demonstrable experience performing reference, online searching and information literacy instruction. Business librarianship experience preferred.
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong human relations skills. Must be a team player and welcome the opportunity to work well with a diverse population.
4. Must be knowledgeable in library computer systems and academic library research platforms. Must have knowledge of basic computer software/hardware operations (laptops and PCs), and daily functions of working in a digital environment (email, word processing, internet, etc).
5. Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to work independently.
6. Personal commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain skills, competency and awareness of best practices of the profession.
7. Must be available to work evening and weekend hours as required.
8. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card. Preferred Qualifications: Hours Worked
35 hours/week
Fall/Spring: Monday-Thursday 3pm-11pm; Saturday 10am-6pm
Intercession/summer: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm Posting Date: 03/29/2022 Special Instructions to Applicants: Application Types Accepted: Application for Employment Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Letter of Reference 3

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