Job Posting: Liaison Librarian – Fine Arts, Denison University, OH

Full-time, Exempt, Salaried Position. 40 hour standard workweek. Additional evening/weekend hours required as job demands.

Basic Function 

Collaborate and partner with teaching faculty in the Fine Arts Division regarding campus-wide information literacy to determine instructional needs, methods, outcomes, and collection development and management. Participate in normal activities of all University librarians.

Essential Job Functions

Partner with the Fine Arts Division as the Liaison Librarian. Assist in providing instructional needs for the Division. Select and monitor library collections in all media in support of the Fine Arts in consultation with the Assistant Director for Collections and Scholarly Resources. Promote the use of information and technologies in research and teaching in consultation with the Assistant Director for Education and Research Services. Collaborate with teaching faculty in the Fine Arts to acquire and determine best use of information resources to enhance instructional methods and improve learning outcomes.

Participate in the normal activities of all librarians, including but not limited to general reference work including weekend and evening rotations, committee assignments, and basic and course-specific instruction. Perform collateral duties in library operations, such as digital-metadata creation, technology support for library personnel, or library web page maintenance, depending upon skills and interests of the Liaison and the needs of the library.

Minimum Qualifications 

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program, completed or near completion, or equivalent master’s degree in an information-related field. Demonstrated subject expertise/degree in the fine arts. Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, and colleagues. Strong competency in written and oral communication. Ability to manage projects and programs. Demonstrated ability to balance priorities and meet deadlines. Demonstrated aptitude for detail-oriented work, while grasping major trends and exhibiting creative thinking. Demonstrated ability to create effective web pages or willingness to learn. Exhibit a strong public service orientation, a commitment to service excellence, flexibility, initiative, and the ability to flourish in a rapidly changing environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Second master’s degree in the fine arts. Previous experience in instruction.

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