Title: Reference Librarian/Assistant Professor of Bibliography
Organization: The University of Akron
Location: Akron, OH
Hours: None Given
Salary: Salary minimum is $32,000, with a generous benefits package
Principal Duties: The University Libraries at The University of Akron seeks a librarian to join its faculty to support its reference, teaching, and collection management programs. Duties and Responsibilities Include: Under the direction of the Head of Reference, provides reference and instructional services for both on campus and remote users. Works a regular reference desk schedule averaging 15 hours per week, including one evening per week and participation in rotating weekend duty. Under the direction of the Head of Collection Management, performs collection development liaison duties in one or more social science subject areas based on library needs. Participates in the library instruction and library information competence programs. May serve as liaison to the Archives of the History of American Psychology. Meets obligations for professional service and faculty responsibilities.
Required Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, a degree or significant library work experience in the social sciences; public service experience; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong commitment to public service; demonstrable knowledge of electronic and web-based resources; likes to work effectively as a team member in a dynamic, and adapts well to a rapidly changing environment. Preferred Qualifications: Academic library experience; experience or interest in collection development in Psychology; bibliographic instruction experience; professional development activities in appropriate areas for the position; understanding of special collections; and an indication of ability to meet requirements for faculty retention and tenure.
Contact: Dr. Delmus Williams, Dean, University Libraries
Submit: Submit cover letter, resume, and a list of three references (with addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses)
Deadline: Review of applications will begin June 15, 2001 and will continue until the position is filled.

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