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Student Success Librarian, Becker College (Worcester)

The Becker College Learning Commons is currently seeking a student-focused, forward-thinking candidate for the position of Student Success Librarian.  Under the supervision of the Director of Library Operations, the Student Success Librarian will work with students, faculty and library staff to provide and maintain library support services at two college campuses.   The ideal candidate will be an innovative, dynamic, skilled librarian capable of managing online, written and face-to-face library services in conjunction with teaching library principles that incorporate the vision and mission of the College.  We are seeking a service-oriented candidate who is committed to empowering students of diverse experiences with engaging information literacy learning experiences.   This position will work collaboratively with all other departments within the Learning Commons, i.e. Teaching, Learning & Technology, Collaborative Learning Center, Information Technology, the Becker community and outside vendors to ensure optimization of the Libraries’ resources.  The Student Success Librarian provides leadership for faculty, staff and administration to ensure that instructional programs, resources and services promote the

This is a full-time 12-month position, committed to customer service, diversity, emerging technologies, empathy and social responsibility.  An employee of the Becker College Learning Commons will be able to adapt and embrace the College initiatives and apply them to their daily outlook.  

Qualifications

A Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science degree from an accredited program required. Work experience teaching interactive database instruction at an academic library; ability to identify and implement new technologies to improve library services; knowledge of and experience with instructional technology and video tutorials;  flexibility with and adaptability in supporting the creation and assessment of Open Education Resources, and Electronic Materials; interest in and ability to identify and leverage new technologies and their applications to education;
collaboration with colleagues in the library and across campus to instruct, engage and support our students’ success in the full range of library services and resources; providing instruction via online tutorials, the learning management systems and online technologies; serving as the library contact for the Graduate & Professional Studies students in their processes of their professional development; working knowledge of OCLC World Share catalog is helpful;
ability to manage multiple tasks in a rapidly changing environment; and, professionally represent the Learning Commons and the College in person and online desired.

In addition, the successful candidate must be well organized; be able to interact on a professional level with diverse constituencies; possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; and be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, exhibiting good judgment, and as part of the Learning Commons’ team. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

Commensurate with experience.

Closing Date

Open until filled.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to kathleen.garvey@becker.edu or jennifer.forsberg@becker.edu.

Posted

2020-01-22 |  Quick link to this job