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Research & Instruction Librarian for STEM, Psychology, Educational Studies and Web Services -St. Mary's College of Maryland

  • 09 May 2023 1:56 PM
    Message # 13196945

    Position Title:

    Research & Instruction Librarian for STEM, Psychology, Educational Studies and Web Services

    Position Description:

    As the liaison for STEM (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Marine Science, Environmental Studies, Math, Computer Science, Neuroscience), Psychology, and Educational Studies, the librarian collaborates with teaching faculty to incorporate information literacy skills and concepts into their departmental curriculum, provide subject specific research support, and develop the Library’s collections in these subject areas.

    The librarian will manage the Library’s Springshare products (LibGuides, LibAnswers, LibCal) and will work with the College’s web development team to maintain and update the Library’s website in WordPress; lead Library faculty and staff in creating digital learning objects to support the curriculum; identify, analyze, and visualize Library data and grow with the College to assist teaching faculty and students with data related services across all disciplines.

    The librarian will also teach information literacy sessions in the First Year Seminars (a required course for all new St. Mary’s students), participate in the on-call reference rotation, and provide coverage at the Circulation desk as needed.

    As full-time, tenure track faculty the librarian is expected to be a committed member of the Library department, engage in scholarship, participate in faculty governance, service to the college, and student advising as outlined in the Faculty Bylaws. This is an excellent opportunity for a new or experienced librarian interested in student-centered information literacy instruction, web development, and data management services. The successful candidate must have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to effectively collaborate with colleagues.

    Essential duties:

    Provide general and specialized research assistance

    Develop, deliver, and assess information literacy instruction rooted in the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

    Identify, acquire, and manage library resources to support student learning

    Manage the Library’s WordPress website and Springshare products

    Provide data management services to library faculty and staff to identify, analyze, and visualize library assessment data

    Required qualifications:

    Candidates must have completed an ALA-accredited master’s degree (or expect to complete their degree before the starting date of employment)

    Demonstrated interested in information literacy education and teaching, either through professional experience, internships, or coursework

    Interest in developing expertise in data management services

    Dedicated to positively engaging with undergraduate students

    Preferred qualifications:

    Experience with WordPress or similar content management system

    Experience with HTML and CSS

    Any combination of acceptable education and experience which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position may be considered.

    Application Process:

    Application Instructions:

    St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.

    Application materials should include a cover letter addressing how they will support and contribute to the Library’s values of cultural responsiveness and critical librarianship, curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), and contact information for three references. Applications are being accepted online at: Questions may be directed to: Amanda VerMeulen,

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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