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Instruction/Liaison Librarian (Part-Time), Merrimack College, North Andover MA

Merrimack College is seeking applications for a part time, academic year position for an Instruction/Liaison Librarian.


QUAL: MLS/ MLIS from an ALA-accredited program required.  Library experience providing reference service and teaching information literacy classes preferably in an academic setting. Knowledge of information literacy concepts, competencies, and best practices. Familiarity with information resources in a variety of formats. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills in outreach, relationship building, and collaboration with faculty.  Strong customer service orientation. Demonstrated experience with online catalogs, internet searching, electronic databases, social networking applications, and Libguides.


DUTIES:  Provides specialized research consultations and reference for McQuade users.  Serves as primary liaison to assigned subject areas and facilitates ongoing communication about resource needs and service expectations.  Assists with the development, evaluation, maintenance, and promotion of collections in assigned subject areas.   Develops, delivers, and evaluates general and course-integrated information literacy/ library instruction programs.  Identifies faculty for collaborative work in introducing and integrating information literacy concepts and competencies into their academic coursework.   Serves as contact and resource person for student assistants in the absence of a circulation supervisor.


SALARY: Not specified.  This is a part-time, academic year position and includes evening and/or weekend hours.  It is expected that the candidate will work 20 hours per week.


TO APPLY: Please apply online with cover letter and resume to


DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.  Anticipated start date is September 2013.