Reference and Instruction Librarian (Two-Year Appointment)
Fairfield University Library
Academic library invites applications from creative, flexible, self-motivated librarians with strong public services commitment and a vision and enthusiasm for the future of electronic technologies to join collegial team. The successful candidate will
be hired at the Librarian I level. This position is a two-year appointment. The position may include some evening and weekend hours.
Plays a key role in the library instruction program. Creates and maintains web-based and print instructional resources. Provides reference services. Participates in the Library Liaison program.
MLS from ALA accredited program. Recent experience or course work in reference. Evidence of potential in teaching. Must be self-directed, well organized, and able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally
and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Inventive approach to the development of new services; commitment to responsive and innovative service is essential.
Teaching experience using active learning techniques; demonstrated competence in using web-based tools and software in the creative design and delivery of instruction are highly desirable. Science background; demonstrated technological competencies; second
CAMPUS AND LIBRARY:
Fairfield University is a comprehensive Jesuit institution that prepares students for leadership and service in a constantly changing world. Founded in 1942 after the purchase of the adjoining estates of Jennings and Lashar off North Benson Road in Fairfield,
the University has grown from an initial class of 303 undergraduate male students admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences in 1947 into a coeducational university of more than 5,000 undergraduate, graduate, and continuing studies students enrolled in six
distinct schools. Along the way, the University has awarded more than 45,000 degrees since 1951, and has developed a reputation for educational excellence both regionally and nationally. DiMenna-Nyselius Library has over 600,000
volumes in a state-of-the-art building.
Submit letter of application, resume, and telephone numbers/e-mail addresses of three references to JoAnn Garrity, Administrative assistant, DiMenna-Nyselius Library,
1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield University, Fairfield,
CT 06824-5195, or directed electronically to librarian@ fairfield.edu
. Preference given to applications received by August 24.
Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Assistant University Librarian for Reference and Circulation Services
DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
203-254-4000 x2465, [log in to unmask]