Perry Library @ Old Dominion Job Opening
EDUCATION REFERENCE LIBRARIAN: This position provides informational, reference and research level assistance to the university community, especially in the education area. Provides library instruction on library use, information literacy and research skills development, primarily in the College of Education; responsible for developing outreach programs that promote awareness of library services and collections; responsible for reference and general collection development. Participates in library, departmental and university committees, projects, research, task forces as appropriate. Position includes collaboration with education faculty and library team participation.
REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited MLS degree; library reference experience; proficiency in the use of reference resources and databases; demonstrated skills in teaching; working knowledge of a wide variety of information technology applications; excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; successful experience working in a team environment with both professional and support staff; analytical skills including independent problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills; demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service. Preferred: experience in teaching; experience in an academic library; experience with Web-based communications tools such as blogs, wikis, IM, RSS, and web / mobile social networks; experience or coursework in education librarianship; experience with information literacy programs; experience in collection development; experience with learning commons services
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary range: $49,000 -$64,000. Excellent benefits package.
Old Dominion University is a state-supported institution with enrollment of 21,000, a leader in distance learning, and a Carnegie Extensive Doctoral/Research University. The campus is located in the historic port city of Norfolk, VA. Position announcement and description are available at http://www.lib.odu.edu/libinfo/jobs. For campus information, check http://www.odu.edu.
APPLICATION: Screening of applicants will begin on September 15, 2009 and continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Pamela Morgan, Chair, Search Committee for Education Reference Librarian, Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0256, [log in to unmask], (757)683-4148.
Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
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