Reference Librarian, Research & Instruction - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Bentley University Library, supporting research and coursework within and across business and the arts and sciences, has an exciting opportunity for a Reference Librarian for Research and Instruction. The Librarian is part of a team of dedicated librarians delivering personalized reference service and learner-centered instruction to Bentley’s faculty and students in traditional and online learning environments.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

*Provide research and reference service and information literacy instruction to students and faculty

*Serve as library liaison for specific departments and academic initiatives. Work with faculty, chairs and/or deans to ensure that the library collection meets their research and curriculum needs

*Create, develop and promote instructional videos for both on-campus and off-campus learners, in collaboration with reference librarians

*Provide access to online tutorials for use by distance and campus-based students and faculty, in collaboration with the Electronic Resources Librarian and the Academic Technology Center

Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience Requirements)

Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution

One to two years reference and instruction experience, preferably in a business academic library setting

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Ability to work independently, within a team environment, and with diverse groups

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to create online tutorials to enhance learning and instruction using such software as Camtasia, Captivate, Demo Builder, etc.

Fluency in developing Springshare’s LibGuides and other research aids

Teaching experience with an aptitude for information literacy instruction

Special Instructions to Applicants

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

Keyword Phrases

  • Library
  • Reference Librarian, Research & Instruction
  • Business University
  • STAR - Scholarship, Teaching, Advising, Research
  • Corporate & Community Partnerships
  • Libraries
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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