• Part Time
  • DeLand, FL
  • competitive USD / Year

Website Stetson University

Location Name: Stetson University
County: Volusia
Region: Northeast Florida
Address: Unit 8418, duPont-Ball Library, Stetson University 421 N. Woodland Boulevard
City: DeLandZipcode: 32723
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

The part-time Research Librarian supports Stetson University by providing excellent customer service to all library users and by assisting students, faculty, and staff with their research needs. Serving as a member of the duPont-Ball Library Team, the part-time Research Librarian will be responsible for, through the application of established policies and procedures, providing effective reference and research services and for creating and maintaining online research guides. In alignment with Stetson’s Strategic Priorities, the part-time Research Librarian will support student and faculty success by helping library users navigate the world of information sources while working in an inclusive library environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Employment duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Answer questions and assist with research in person, by telephone, text, chat, and email in an on-call setting
  • Assist library users in the use of print and online resources and in locating material
  • Create and update online subject, topic, and course guides for general research and library help
  • Create and update online information literacy and library use tutorials, handouts, and guides
  • Respond to routine problems library users may encounter with computers, printers, copiers, and micro-format machines when information desk staff cannot respond adequately to the user
  • Maintain currency regarding reference, research, and database sources
  • Assist research staff with collection maintenance and collection development projects such as weeding, evaluating, and recommending materials for purchase
  • Perform other position specific functions as assigned

This is a 20 hour per week position with a negotiable schedule, typically working weekdays during Research Services hours during the fall and spring semesters (Monday-Thursday, 10 am to 9 pm; Friday,  10 am to 5 pm) and for some of the summer (Monday-Thursday, 10 am to 6 pm; Friday, 10 am to 5 pm). This position runs 43 weeks during the upcoming academic year and may be renewable for an additional year.

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Education/Qualifications:

Required:

  • MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Ability to work in-person

Required Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task

The ideal candidate’s qualifications include:

  • Experience using Springshare’s LibGuides and other LibApps
Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Jennifer Corbin
Contact Email: jcorbin1@stetson.edu
Contact Phone: 386-822-7178
How to Apply / Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience relating to the position requirements with your application.

Apply online at https://jobs.silkroad.com/Stetson/Careers/jobs/1304