Librarian - Mugar Library, Reference

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
10 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 4484/D1117

Job Description

Lead library staff in providing support for language and literature study and scholarship in the University. Serve as primary liaison to the College of Arts & Sciences and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Departments of English, World Languages & Literatures, including comparative literature, and Romance Studies, including linguistics. Provide library instruction, research, and consultative services for faculty and students in the discovery, evaluation, and organization of scholarly resources as both specialist and generalist collaborating in a team environment. Develop and maintain web-based materials to support these library services. Manage library collections for World Languages & Literatures and Romance Studies.

Required Skills

Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse populations of faculty, staff, and students. Demonstrated expertise using web technologies for accessing and creating resources. A degree in or one or more years of experience working in English literature, comparative literature, linguistics, or another language strongly preferred.

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