Research and Academic Engagement Librarian
Job no: 492846
Davidson College seeks a collaborative and enthusiastic Research and Academic Engagement Librarian to join our library. The librarian works with colleagues and students to foster creative and intellectual collaboration with the academic and co-curricular life of the college and to generate engagement with the library’s collections, staff, and services. The person in this position develops programing to promote student and faculty scholarship, cultivates relationships with faculty, students, staff, and community members to encourage collaborative partnerships, and co-manages the library’s social media presence. As a member of the Research, Learning, and Scholarly Communication team, this librarian also provides research and instructional support to students, engages in liaison activities with faculty, and leads the library’s peer tutor program.
Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
Demonstrated experience managing social media, leading community outreach, and developing programming activities.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues and partners on- and off-campus.
Knowledge of current developments in information fluency, instructional design, digital initiatives, and assessment.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
This is a full-time, 12-month position. Apply by October 15, 2018, for fullest consideration.
Candidates are asked to submit a resume, a cover letter addressing their experience and skills and how these relate to the mission of Davidson College and the Library, and a one-page statement on their contributions to diversity to http://employment.davidson.edu
Consistently ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte.
At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.
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