Approximate date of posting February 15, 2018 re-advertised on May 16, 2018, Re-advertised August 8, 2018.
Position: Diversity Fellow Librarian
Completed an ALA-accredited Master’s in Library/Information Science within the last two years;
Demonstrated interest in library pedagogy, digital literacy, or instructional design;
Demonstrated interest in service learning initiatives
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Company/Organization Loyola Marymount Univeristy
The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a creative and innovative librarian with a commitment to serving diverse and historically underrepresented groups to join our Research and Technology Services Department for a dynamic two-year term fellowship, with a possibility for a third year.
The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions and serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The library serves as an integral part of the campuses by providing information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of the two institutions. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning. Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a student population of 6,160 FTE
Time Frame 2 years -2018-2020
Compensation: The Library offers an excellent benefit package that includes medical, access to dental, life, disability insurance, and TIAA‐CREF retirement. Librarians also receive support for professional development.
Description: The Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library, a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, seeks a creative and innovative librarian with a commitment to serving diverse and historically underrepresented groups to join our Research and Technology Services Department for a dynamic two-year term fellowship. The Diversity Fellow will be fully immersed in librarianship.
In the first year, the Fellow will develop essential skill sets for designing and delivering instruction, engaging with faculty in digital scholarship, establishing campus and professional connections and supporting research and technology services. To explore his/her specific interests, the Fellow will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other librarians to lead outreach initiatives, including marketing library events, serve as a liaison to an academic department, and actively participate in assessing the use of the library’s virtual and physical spaces.
In the second year, the Fellow will lead a collaborative project that aligns with his/her interests and skills to promote librarianship. This project will include a service learning component that fosters a connection between the librarian, the library, and the local community. The Fellow will have the opportunity to serve on committees and will be encouraged to engage in professional development activities and attend local and national conferences.
The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with other units in the library and on campus to support the information needs of a diverse population of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty at Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University.
Position Responsibilities: • Provide in-person and online research instruction to students, incorporating active learning and emerging technologies. • Coordinate the Library’s digital literacy pop up classes and Makerspace instruction initiatives in partnership with the Technology Librarian. • Support faculty in digital scholarship as assigned. • Lead marketing initiatives to creatively promote Library events and services. • Propose and implement a service learning project promoting academic librarianship through community outreach. • Coordinate student worker reference training and provide general reference service (some evenings and weekends required). • Perform liaison duties to promote services and resources to faculty. • Participate in other departmental and library-wide initiatives as assigned
How to Apply Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Diversity Fellow Librarian” in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.