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Research and Instruction Services Librarian (Part-time), Bay Path University (Longmeadow)

The Research and Instruction Librarian provides research and information literacy instruction services to students, faculty, and staff of the University.

Essential Duties:

-Provide traditional and electronic reference desk service, including the use of print and electronic resources, to students, faculty, and staff of the University.
-Design and teach information literacy and library instruction classes to students, faculty, and staff.
-Perform collection development duties, such as recommending appropriate print and electronic resources
-Design and prepare documentation to assist library users in identifying, locating, evaluating, and using all types and formats of information resources.
-Develop instructional materials, such as web-based LibGuides and online tutorials.
-Collaborate with faculty to carry out and assess the University's information literacy program and integrate library resources and services with instruction.
-Outreach designed to increase campus-wide awareness and use of library resources and services.
-Maintain currency in library research and instruction issues and skills by reading professional literature, participating in professional organizations, and attending meetings relevant to academic librarianship.
-Assist in routine library duties, including circulation and collection maintenance.
-Attend trainings as required.
-Attend and participate in required meetings.
-Conduct special research projects as needed.
-Complete any other assignments as directed by the University.  


-MLS or significant progress toward an MLS from an ALA accredited institution is required.
-Research and information literacy instruction experience in an academic or public library.
-Experience in digital content creation.
-Some supervisory experience.
-Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
-Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments with high quality and minimal errors.
-Demonstrated service-oriented attitude.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and students.
-Ability to perform work independently and maintain confidentiality.
-Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
-Willingness to work flexible and extended schedule including weekends and evenings when necessary.
-Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and within FERPA guidelines.
-Commitment to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of -backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own.
-General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.

Full/Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

$23.00 - $25.00  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter, resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for three (3) professional, work related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy.  Please apply online at this link:


2023-01-23 |  Quick link to this job