Head of Mugar Greene Scholars

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
31 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 4438/C3017

Job Description

Mugar Memorial Library seeks a librarian to coordinate and lead Mugar Greene Scholars, a creative team of undergraduate and graduate students who educate members of the larger university community through the use of graphic design, film, social media, planned events, and other means of communication about Boston University Libraries, including use of the library, information literacy, and scholarly research. Guide the student team in illuminating issues, such as free speech and banned books, important to library values. Work to bring student voices into the library, developing a dynamic team where individual creativity and skills contribute to group projects and integrate student experiences into the life of the library. Increase student engagement with Boston University Libraries and encourage students across the University to encounter ideas and create culture through the library. Provide library instruction, liaison, and/or information services, as designated, as a continuing component of professional library public service. Contribute as key member of management team reporting to Associate University Librarian for Undergraduate & Distance Learning supporting strategic initiatives.

Required Skills

ALA accredited MLS degree or equivalent; excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal); and one to three years of academic library or related experience required. Experience in a creative field such as film, graphic design, public relations, or social media and/or master’s degree in a creative field highly desirable. Strong project management skills and prior work with undergraduate or graduate students desirable.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular