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Social Science Librarian (Evening), Lesley University (Cambridge)

The Opportunity
Lesley seeks a creative and collaborative Social Sciences Librarian who will serve as the subject librarian and teach information literacy, provide research assistance, and develop print and electronic resources in the disciplines of the social sciences, including Expressive Therapies, Counseling & Psychology, Mindfulness, and Creative Writing. 

As part of the library team, the Social Sciences Librarian participates in general library instruction, research assistance, assessment activities and other university initiatives as assigned.  Please note this is an evening position.



Why Lesley
Located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in the human arts of education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 6,400 students and 90,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer significant paid time off, a generous retirement plan, and tuition programs that enable employees and their dependents to expand their knowledge and skills.

Lesley is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to institutional and academic excellence at Lesley. In doing so, Lesley strives for a campus culture and community that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the Lesley experience, and helps to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the rapid change in the demographic profile of our country, the University has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its campus climate and diversity capabilities as an institution.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess:

-ALA accredited MLS or Master’s in a related field
-Demonstrated subject knowledge of counseling psychology or expressive arts therapies and disciplinary research methods
-Experience providing research and instruction services in an academic library.
-Ability to work evenings and weekends as assigned.
-Engaging classroom presence and oral communication skills, evidenced by flexibility to teach in multiple modalities, leveraging academic technologies, and successful experience teaching outcomes-based lessons
-Proven ability to initiate and implement projects
-Competency with a variety of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, and content management systems such as LibGuides. 
-Familiarity with Integrated Library Systems such as Voyager. Experience with specific platforms is less important than a demonstrated willingness to explore, evaluate and use emerging technologies.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary Range

$55,000.00 - $65,000.00  / year

Closing Date

How to Apply

Applicants can apply for the Social Science Librarian (Evening) position at this link. A letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service must be included for full consideration. 

At Lesley University we strive for a supportive and equitable environment where people -- regardless of race, physical ability, age, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected personal identities -- can participate equally and fully as their true selves in all aspects of university life. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the fabric of our institution.

Posted

2022-04-28 |  Quick link to this job