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Education Librarian

The Library at Saint Mary’s College of California, located in Moraga, CA, is hiring an Education Librarian! Whether you have a background in education or counseling or are just eager to learn, we encourage you to apply. This is a great opportunity for someone passionate about the intersections of information literacy, social justice, and K-12 education and counseling. Early-career librarians and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

You’ll be involved with all aspects of academic librarianship: instruction, reference, collection development, outreach, and scholarly communication. You’ll teach information literacy workshops in graduate classes in teacher education, educational leadership, and counseling, as well as work with undergraduate classes in leadership and select composition classes. Some classes occur in the evening. You’ll also staff a couple reference shifts each week (including a weekly 5-7 p.m. shift and a Saturday or two each semester), select books and other materials to support your disciplines, and contribute to our efforts to promote open-access publishing and open educational resources. It’s a position with a lot of autonomy, but also a lot of peer support.

Position: Education Librarian
Organization: Saint Mary's College of California
Location: Moraga,  CA 
United States
Salary: $68,000 - $73,000 annually
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 1/25/2023
Requirements

Information Literacy Instruction (35%)

- Teaches information literacy sessions for the graduate-level programs of the Kalmanovitz School of Education and other School of Liberal Arts departments as assigned, meeting the campus-wide and department specific student learning outcomes

- Develops research guides and tutorials related to subjects in the School

- As time permits, contributes to the team of librarians covering information literacy instruction in the undergraduate composition program


Collection Development (20%)

- Serves as Subject Selector and actively works with faculty departmental liaisons to develop priorities for selection of digital and print materials, maintaining an appropriate collection of books, journals, databases, media and related resources

- Manages the development, policy, and procedures for the Children's Literature collection

- Provides Library Resource and Information Literacy reviews for proposed new courses, programs, and program reviews within assigned discipline areas


Reference (25%)

- Provides research advice and assistance in person and online to all SMC students, faculty, and staff and non-SMC users (5+ hours per week at the reference desk, average of 2-4 hours per week answering emails and conducting reference consultations with KSOE students and faculty)

- Maintains in-depth knowledge of information sources relevant to assigned subject areas and works with faculty to stay abreast of the curriculum and assist students in successfully completing research assignments


Scholarly Communications (5%)

- Supports the library’s open access/open educational resources initiatives

- Assists faculty in KSOE and other assigned departments with keeping their scholar profiles and works in Digital Commons up to date


Campus and Professional Contributions (10%)

- Actively seeks out and participates in events and opportunities to communicate the Library's collections and services

- Coordinates annual workshop for local high school librarians

- Serves on library and college committees as assigned

- Contributes to the profession through involvement in professional organizations, conference presentations, research and/or publications


Other duties as assigned (5%) 

 

Experience

- Required: MLS or equivalent from ALA accredited program

- Preferred: A degree, coursework, or professional experience in one or more of the subjects served by this position

Status: This listing expires on: 3/26/2023
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Organization Information
Name:
Saint Mary's College of California
Address:


Moraga,  CA 94575
United States
Email:
gkl2@stmarys-ca.edu
Phone:
(925) 631-4413
Fax:
Contact:
Gina Kessler Lee