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Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Hi Scholars, 

My library--St. Mary's College of Maryland Library, Archives, and Media Center--is hiring a 1 year visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian. This person is actually my sabbatical replacement (!!!) so I know you will be working with some wonderful students and faculty in the social sciences. 
St. Mary's is a public, secular, honors college, and as a visiting librarian you will also be visiting faculty, which means you'll be a part of a cohort of new and visiting faculty who meet regularly throughout the year. This is a great opportunity to a someone new to the profession or looking to transition to teaching in academic librarianship. You're welcome to contact me (viarellano@smcm.edu) with any questions. Read on for the job description.
Veronica Arellano Douglas
Spectrum Scholar 2005-2006

Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian
at St. Mary's College of Maryland

The Library, Archives, and Media Center at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian position. The Library seeks an enthusiastic and creative librarian to teach course-integrated information literacy classes, provide research support to students and faculty, and develop library collections. This is a great opportunity for a new or early career librarian interested in gaining experience as a liaison librarian in a small, supportive, undergraduate-focused liberal arts environment. This one-year appointment will prepare the librarian for continued successful employment in academic libraries.

As liaison to the anthropology, political science, psychology, and educational studies departments, the Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian will work collaboratively with librarians and faculty to develop and teach information literacy classes, assess student learning, develop collections, and provide research assistance in those subject areas. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to explore additional professional interests in this position in the areas of user experience research, web design, outreach and engagement, or any other library-related topics of their choosing.

Required qualifications: Candidates must have completed an ALA-accredited master’s degree (or expect to complete their degree before the starting date of employment).

Preferred qualifications: The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest information literacy education and teaching either through professional experience, internships, or coursework; possess the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues; and be dedicated to positively engaging with undergraduate students. Familiarity with Springshare products would also be an asset.

This 12-month, full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position will begin August 1, 2017.

About St. Mary's

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including email address), and contact information for three references. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/41727. Questions about this position may be directed to Veronica Arellano Douglas, Research & Instruction Librarian, at viarellano@smcm.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.