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Salisbury University is seeking a creative, dynamic, and collaborative applicant to join the staff of Blackwell Library as the Social Sciences Librarian in the Department of Research/Instructional Services.
Primary Job Duties:
* Serve as the librarian liaison to various departments, such as Political Science, Sociology, Communication Arts, and Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution. The librarian will be responsible for instruction, collection development, and other support for the liaison departments' teaching and research-related information needs, including datasets.
* Participate in providing face-to-face and electronic reference services, including some evening and weekend hours.
* Cooperate with other librarians in library-wide instructional activities, such as developing activities for and teaching sessions of freshman English classes.
* Coordinate the library reference desk, including scheduling, training and evaluating student workers, and related duties.
* Serve on committees and task forces and be active professionally.
* MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent degree from a foreign institution.
* One year of experience working in libraries.
* Experience providing library instruction or in teaching or training.
* Experience in or substantial knowledge of one or more social sciences.
* Graduate degree in a social science.
* Reference and instruction experience in an academic or research library.
* Experience using datasets in the social sciences.
* Knowledge of issues relating to data access, use, and preservation.
* Demonstrated knowledge of general reference sources, and best practices in reference services and information literacy.
* Evidence of knowledge of social science information resources and familiarity with datasets and the manipulation of data.
Appointment, Rank and Salary: This is a library faculty position on a permanent status track with excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: A cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.
Applications submitted by September 16, 2013 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is available immediately.
Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. Salisbury University is a selective undergraduate institution with the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2 - 3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North, according to the U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplinger's magazine. SU has 388 full-time faculty members, serving a student population of approximately 8,600.
Blackwell Library is a user-oriented academic library with relatively small collections but a dynamic staff with a deep commitment to meeting the information needs of our students and faculty. In 2016, we will be moving into the state-of-the-art Guerrieri Academic Commons, for which ground will be broken next year.
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Equal Opportunity Statement:
Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Director of Fair Practices & EEO/AA, Title IX Coordinator, 131 Holloway Hall; Tel. (410) 548-3508.