The Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) department invites applications for the position of Science Librarian and Coordinator of the Collier Science Library. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for planning, developing, managing, and evaluating the facility, services, and resources (both print and electronic) of the Collier Science Library, including the opportunity to take part in renovations of the library underway as part of the overall renovation of the Park Science Building. As part of the Library Research & Instructional Services department, the Science Librarian will provide research and instructional support to students and faculty in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science, and will partner with faculty on delivering information literacy instruction and assessing student learning. The successful candidate will find strong collaborative potential with LITS colleagues, especially in departments supporting teaching, learning, and research, particularly Digital Scholarship, Educational Technology Services, and Special Collections. Cooperation with colleagues at Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges (the Tri-College community), and in particular the science librarians, is strong, with opportunities to serve on local and Tri-College committees, and encouragement to engage in professional development activities and attend local and national conferences.
Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered. Preferred: MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution, MA/MS, or PhD in an appropriate subject; relevant professional experience (e.g., in an academic library) and/or relevant teaching experience.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references via Interfolio:
Review of applications will begin February 20, 2019.