Residency Librarian, Towson University

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Residency Librarian
Residency Librarian Program 2009-2011
Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University, MD

Towson University seeks an early-career librarian for a two-year residency program to begin Fall 2009. The program is designed to provide a broad range of experiences in academic librarianship, a supportive environment for professional exploration, and an opportunity for concentrated experience in an area of specialization.

Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, preferably granted between January 2008 and August 2009. Strong interest in developing a career in academic librarianship; demonstrated commitment to public service and user satisfaction; excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills; commitment to professional growth; and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues and patrons from diverse backgrounds. Visit http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/employment for more information.

Compensation: The Residency Librarian will be appointed for a two-year term with non-tenure track visiting faculty status. Salary is commensurate with that of an entry-level professional librarian. Full benefits package is provided with health insurance and retirement options. This position is contingent on the availability of funds at the time of hire.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for at least three professional references. Transcripts will be requested of final candidates. Submit application materials to: Ms. Diane Cascella, Residency Librarian Search, Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001. Electronic applications are encouraged and should be submitted to dcascella@towson.edu. Towson University is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity.

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