Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian

The Library, Archives, and Media Center at St. Mary’s College of Maryland invites applications for a oneyear
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 appointment will prepare the librarian for continued successful
employment in academic libraries. This 12-month, full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position will begin
August 1, 2017.

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.

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. St. Mary’s College
of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

 

posted 5/2/17