Access & Learning Services Librarian, University of Saint Mary

By IS Lab May 4, 2021

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University of Saint Mary

This full-time position, based on the Leavenworth campus, and works from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. M-F. Hours may include some evening and weekend hours when required for the department.

Job Responsibilities

  • Explores, develops, promotes, and assesses innovative technology tools and related services for library learners and identifies learning and engagement opportunities to support student research and promote student success.
  • Collaborates with library colleagues to provide point of need reference services, course-integrated library instruction, library workshops, and a variety of outreach activities.
  • Manages the library MakerSpace and Active Learning collections, including equipment and supply maintenance, outreach, and instruction.
  • Leads the hiring, training and supervision of student assistants in the library and coordinates with Research Services Assistants for daily supervision responsibilities of student assistants.
  • Oversees Access services functions such as, but not limited to, opening and closing the library, circulation processes, shelving, fines and billing, interlibrary loan, reserves.
  • Oversees circulating collection’s maintenance, including copy cataloging of purchased or donated materials, weeding, and general collection maintenance
  • Participates in library staff meetings, regional access services and emerging technology related meetings and communicates relevant information to supervisor
  • Confers regularly with supervisor reviewing, suggesting, and developing new activities, policies, procedures and services consistent with the library’s mission.
  • Coordinate KLC space reservations; schedule and maintain a calendar of events including setup and tear-down of events.
  • Serve as the professional staff member to open the Keleher Learning Commons Monday-Friday and work with students, faculty, staff, and community members needing assistance at the Keleher Learning Commons Help Desk.
  • Create course materials and curriculum content (print and digital) supporting the instruction program, including the creation and enhancement of online learning objects such as specialized research guides and multimedia tutorials.
  • Collaborate with faculty to deliver information literacy instruction face-to-face and online, both synchronously and asynchronously.
  • Develop and coordinate activities to promote and publicize KLC services.
  • Manages the library’s social media in collaboration with library staff under the supervision of the Library Director.
  • Hire, train, coordinate, and evaluate KLC Peer Tutors.
  • Serve as primary contact for supplies, maintenance, printing, and other services for the Keleher Learning Commons.
  • Serve on university and consortium committees as representative of the library
  • Participate in local, regional, or national library community
  • Actively participate in the continuous improvement of services and resources utilizing evidence-based decision-making
  • Complete other duties assigned in support of the University of Saint Mary’s mission.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program (those completing a degree by summer 2021 are encouraged to apply)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in customer service through engaging and interacting with patrons.
  • Demonstrated customer service experience and strong communication skills
  • Experience with instructional technologies and support for in-person, blended, and remote/online learning
  • Awareness of accessibility guidelines and how they relate to libraries and library resources
  • Experience using MS Office software: Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook
  • Creative and analytical thinking
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously in a timely manner in a fast-paced environment
  • Evidence of professional initiative and flexibility
  • Affinity with the overall mission of the University of Saint Mary

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