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Research Librarian, Trinity College, Hartford, CT


Regular or TemporaryRegular
Hours Per Week40
FLSA DeterminationExempt
Weeks Per Year52
Open Date03/22/2023
Open Until FilledYes
Full or Part TimeFull Time
Position SummaryTrinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Connecticut. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.We are seeking a Research Librarian to join our team of innovative, collaborative, and forward-thinking professionals in our Libraries and Digital Learning department. Research Librarians work closely and frequently with students and faculty in individual research appointments and in classrooms to discover, analyze, and synthesize information into their research projects. Research librarians are vital members of the campus community, cultivating relationships across departments for the benefit of delivering and improving research instruction. Trinity College has a Flexible and Remote Work Policy which includes hybrid-remote work arrangements.Design and deliver classroom and online information literacy instruction for a variety of disciplines.Create and maintain digital learning materials, such as research guides and tutorials, to support research instruction and promote library resources and services.Engage with students and faculty individually regarding their research projects: assist in the building of research strategies, and in the discovery, analysis, and synthesis of information.Participate in collection development and management responsibilities, including advising on e-resource subscriptions.Partner with colleagues in developing information technology tools, services, collections, and digital projects.
QualificationsALA accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Studies or 3 – 5 years of directly relevant experience in an academic library.Knowledge of current learning, teaching, and information literacy theory and best practices.Experience teaching workshops, seminars, and classes, remotely and in-person.Working knowledge of information sources, scholarly communications, and Open knowledge frameworks.Strong collaborative orientation and the ability to thrive both in a team setting and individually.Excellent communication skills and habits; ability to convey information to a variety of audiences, and through a variety of channels.Curious and innovative mindset; dedication to learning new skills and experimenting with new strategies.Must have a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility.
Special Instructions to ApplicantsAll applicants must apply online by submitting their resume, cover letter and 3 references.Trinity College requires proof of COVID19 vaccination and booster or an approved exemption prior to beginning employment.
Posting NumberS00889
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