Librarian for Research and Instruction (Math & Science)

Librarian for Research and Instruction (Math & Science)

Holy Names University

Job Description:

The HNU Cushing Library (http://hnu.edu/library) is seeking an experienced academic librarian to undertake a variety of responsibilities including instruction, reference, outreach, and technology services as a full-time member of our team.

The Librarian for Research and Instruction will serve as a liaison to the Math & Sciences Division, as well as the graduate Nursing Department, cultivating strong collaborative relationships with teaching faculty; maintaining an understanding of the university’s research and teaching programs; promoting library activities within the HNU community; and collaborating on campus-centered and university-wide cooperative initiatives to deliver timely and effective services.

The right candidate will be energetic and enthusiastic, passionate about student learning, and ready to be an integral part of our diverse and unique academic community.

About HNU:

HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education in Oakland, California, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States.

We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ various modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Paul J. Cushing Library serves an essential role on campus, providing information literacy instruction and research resources to students, faculty, and staff.

Qualifications:

Holy Names University is interested in candidates with at least two years of academic library experience, particularly in reference and instruction. Instruction experience should include designing, implementing, and assessing information literacy instruction at the college level.

Candidates are required to have a master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences (MLIS) or equivalent. An undergraduate or higher degree in the life sciences OR two years working experience as a life sciences librarian in an academic or research library is preferred.

Application:

For more information about this position and to submit an application, please visit the HNU website: http://www.hnu.edu/employment-opportunities/librarian-research-and-instruction-math-science

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