The WVU Libraries seeks a Humanities Librarian to build and maintain liaison relationships with the departments of English, Philosophy, and Religious Studies. This librarian would also be a member of the Downtown Library’s Research Services team, providing general research support and teaching information literacy courses and instruction sessions.
- Develops and maintains close working relationships with faculty in assigned disciplines, serving as their primary Libraries contact.
- Provides specialized research consultations and instruction services in areas of liaison responsibility, both in person and using digital media.
- Supports and contributes to the Libraries’ instruction, and research support services, including virtual reference and instruction of for-credit information literacy courses.
- Provides general research assistance to all campus and community Library users.
- Monitors trends in scholarly publishing in areas of liaison responsibility to inform the design of Library services and the development of Library collections.
- Serves on Library and/or WVU campus committees, task forces, and working groups and engages in service and professional development/research.
- Broadens representation and belonging through materials and outreach strategies.
- ALA accredited Master’s degree in library and information science or international equivalent graduate degree
- Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated understanding of the role of liaison librarians
- Demonstrated understanding of information literacy practices
- Advanced degree in a humanities or related field
- Experience with instruction in a higher education setting and understanding of evidence-based instruction.
If you feel that you don’t meet these desired qualifications, don’t let a confidence gap stop you from applying. Desired qualifications can sometimes miss the elements that would most strengthen our team; we value a diversity of skills.
For more information, and to apply, please visit: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=21294