Various Positions, Southeastern Louisiana University (9-17) - Hammond


Sims Memorial Library at Southeastern Louisiana University invites applications for two positions: the Reference/Instruction Librarian Position and the Evening Reference Librarian Position.

Job Summary

These two positions provide formal and informal instruction in the use of print and electronic information sources. Instruction service includes tours, general and subject-specific bibliographic instruction sessions, and the for-credit information literacy course, Library Science 102. Both positions provide face-to-face and online reference service to students, faculty, staff and the local community using print and electronic reference tools as well as other library resources and services. Reference/Instruction librarians performs other duties as assigned to support the service initiatives of the Reference Department and the Library.   
The Reference/Instruction Librarian Position works a regular daily schedule and night and weekend hours as needed.  This position teaches several sections of the information literacy course simultaneously.

The Evening Reference Librarian Position works a regular weekly schedule of 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and supervises student employees. This position teaches fewer sections of the information literacy course, but may also teach single-session bibliographic instruction sessions to evening classes.

Both positions report to the Head of Reference/Instruction. Both positions are full-time faculty positions at the rank of Instructor.

Position Qualifications



Candidates must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.
Candidates must have a strong public service ethic. They must demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.   All must be committed to working with diversity.
Candidates will be asked to prepare a class lesson as part of the interview.
To be considered for the positions, please follow directions and submit all documents to the Southeastern Employment Site. Provide the names and contact information for at least three references on your application.  Attach an electronic copy of your letter of application addressing qualifications and experience, c.v., and copies of transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (official transcripts required upon employment).   
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