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Reference and Instruction Librarian

  • Ursuline College - Ralph M Besse Library
  • Pepper Pike, OH
  • Entry-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Provide professional Reference Service; Provide bibliographic instruction on an informal and formal basis, both online and in-person. A full-time, 12 month position, reporting to Director for Library and Academic Support Services.

Provide reference service by assisting and instructing patrons in locating and evaluating a variety of information resources, includes in-person and virtual requests; Prepare customized instruction for assigned liaison areas including but not limited to Nursing, Exercise Science, and Physician’s Assistant programs, instruction can be synchronous and asynchronous; Prepare and maintain online library guides supporting curriculum in assigned subject and liaison areas; Participate in the library’s assessment activities; Maintain pro-active liaison relationship with assigned academic departments by helping to develop and weed those collections; Review professional literature to recommend items for acquisition (print and non-print) particularly in reference and liaison areas; Assume overall responsibility for Library during evening or weekend hours as assigned. Includes some circulation responsibilities.


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Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library Science; Experience familiarity with technologies and software used in an academic library setting; Experience in database searching; Experience in teaching or presentations. Experience working in inclusive climates and the ability to work evening and weekend hours. A self-starter able to multitask and work calmly under pressure. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

Preferred experience in area subject matters of Health Sciences.

Employer Statement

Ursuline College is committed to building a dynamic, collaborative, and inclusive workplace. Our success depends on the efforts of a diverse workforce of individuals committed to working together in our tradition of excellence and service.

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Posted On: Aug 18, 2022 / This posting expires: Oct 1, 2022