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Information Literacy Librarian, D’Amour Library of Western New England University, (Springfield, MA)

D’Amour Library of Western New England University seeks applications for an innovative, service-oriented Instruction and Reference Librarian.  This is a full-time position, up to a 1-year assignment for the 2023-2024 academic year. In addition to instruction responsibilities, the Information Literacy librarian will provide reference and research assistance as a member of the reference services team, including one evening per week and weekend rotation.

Working closely with the Information Literacy team, the successful candidate will provide instruction for undergraduate and graduate students utilizing innovative teaching methods and technologies within a vibrant Information Literacy Program.  Duties will also include development of instructional materials, assessment, and promotion of information literacy initiatives to campus constituents.


  • Master of Library Science/MLIS from an ALA accredited program and demonstrated teaching ability are required.
  • Demonstrated ability to create library instruction materials such as handouts, research guides, and tutorials to support face-to-face, hybrid, and online instruction is strongly preferred.
  • Experience using teaching and learning technologies to enhance student learning is required.
  • At least 1 year of experience in instruction at an academic library is strongly preferred.
  • A broad knowledge of undergraduate disciplines is desired. 

Western New England University (WNE) is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive institution with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready graduates. Founded in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts as a division of Northeastern College, WNE’s 215-acre suburban campus serves more than 3,700 students, including over 2,500 full-time undergraduates. More than 47,000 alumni have earned degrees through its 90+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. Students come from 39 U.S. states and territories and 23 countries. Of 45,104 living alumni, 30% remain within the region, residing in the four Western Massachusetts counties and northern Connecticut.

WNE is classified among nationally ranked universities in US News and World Report, and among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering programs, and in the Doctoral/Professional Universities category in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

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