TERM POSITION / SOCIAL SCIENCES LIBRARIAN, Seton Hall University

The University Libraries at Seton Hall University invite applications for the position of Social Sciences Librarian to provide research and instructional services.  This is a term library faculty position – renewable up to five (5) years.  This position will provide the full range of liaison, collection development and instructional services for Political Science/Public Affairs, the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, and History; will participate fully in the full range of Reference responsibilities up to 10-11 hours/week, with assigned nights and weekends; participates in the Instruction Program, providing approximately 20-35 sessions per year plus tours, research consultations, etc.; assists in other areas as available/appropriate/needed; participates in some department and campus service.

Qualifications:  MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program; a demonstrated background of strong relevance to the liaison/bibliographer subject areas noted above; demonstrated working knowledge of print and electronic information resources and effective search strategies with skills in the use of presentation software and bibliographic citation software; demonstrated ability to keep abreast of emerging technology and information resources and knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and best practices in academic libraries; demonstrated interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, staff and the public, handling queries, suggestions and complaints; excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills and the capability to work in a collegial environment; must be able to work one night per week and weekend rotation.  Special Consideration will be given to experience in the areas noted above at the college level, and/or a relevant subject masters.

To apply, send CV and letter of application, including the name, email and telephone number of three references to: Jody.Drafta@shu.edu  Subject line:  Position: Social Sciences Librarian

and addressed to:
Search Committee
Position: Social Sciences Librarian
University Libraries
Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ 07079

Seton Hall University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.It honors diversity and respects the religious commitments of all its employees.In turn, its employees respect Catholic beliefs and values,and they support its mission as a Catholic institution of higher education.

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