Public Services Librarian (Library)
This job reports to the Director of the Library
Relocation is negotiable and travel is not required.
This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift.
Number of Openings for this position: 1
Transylvania University is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic
individual who will lead our reference and instruction services and
oversee circulation and interlibrary loan. The successful candidate
will be prepared to apply new ideas and technologies to reference and
instruction within the very personal atmosphere of a small college.
The Public Services Librarian educates students and faculty on the use
of library materials, aids them with research, works to expand the
library's educational and reference efforts and serves as liaison to
selected academic programs.
The position requires a master's degree in library science from an ALA
accredited program and two years of post-MLS, relevant experience. The
preferred qualifications include a demonstrated ability to work well
with students, faculty, and colleagues; experience teaching
course-integrated library instruction; reference expertise; expertise
with electronic information resources and technologies; a commitment
to academic excellence; excellent communication; active participation
in regional and national professional organizations. The ideal
candidate will have the ability and vision to develop a strategic plan
for the growth of reference and instruction. In addition, knowledge of
ILLiad, Endeavor/Voyager, Moodle, Excel, and a basic understanding of
HTML and web building software are a plus. The position requires some
evening and weekend work.
Screening of applications will begin on September 1, 2009.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter, resume and the
name and contact info for three references as one document on-line by
following the staff job openings link at www.transy.edu/jobs. Please
write your cover letter to the attention of the Chair of the Search
Committee. Note: Only one document may be submitted when applying for
Founded in 1780, Transylvania University is the oldest college west of
the Allegheny Mountains and is situated in the heart of downtown
Lexington, KY. We encourage you to learn more about Transylvania's 230
year history at http://www.transy.edu/about.
Transylvania University is an equal opportunity employer.
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision
Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, 401K/403b
Plan, Educational Assistance
Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check
Nonprint Media Services Library
301-405-9236 fax 301-314-9419
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