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General Reference Librarian, University of Louisiana at Monroe (2-18) - Monroe

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General Reference Librarian (6332)

Job Summary

To provide instruction in the use of information resources. To provide reference assistance from a central counter including evenings and weekends.  This is a tenure track position.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • User instruction both upon faculty request as well as programs created at the instigation of the library faculty
  • Collaboration with teaching faculty to plan library instruction and information literacy activities
  • Assistance with traditional (print) and electronic resources such as the online catalog and web-based sources
  • Liaison and collection development activities in an area determined by interest, credentials and need.
  • Promoting library use skills to all groups of the university community
  • Service to the library, university, community, and profession
  • Other duties as assigned, including working in other departments of the Library as needed

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master’s degree in Library Science
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Working conditions

Regular interaction with students, faculty, employees and members of the public including evening and weekend work in conjunction with other librarians in an office environment. Exposure to possible allergens such as dust from books and shelves

Physical requirements

Must be able to reasonable sit upright for extended periods of time, stand, stretch, reach and grasp and do repetitive tasks.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs.   

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Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Send to:

Naomi Mitchell
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University of Louisiana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.