Philadelphia, PA: Resident Librarian – Temple University Libraries

*Resident Librarian* *-* *(17001253)*
Description

The Temple University Libraries Residency, open to recent graduates (last
1-5 years) of ALA-accredited master’s degree programs, offers professional
experience and the opportunity to be mentored in a technology-rich,
academic research library. The residency program supports the Libraries’
commitment to build a diverse staff, and is a member of the ACRL’s
Diversity Alliance. The two-year residency is designed to meet both the
professional goals and interests of the Residents as well as the service
and operational priorities of the Libraries. In the first year, the
Residents will work in multiple functional areas, reporting up through the
department head. With over 20 possible units to select from, areas of focus
will be determined mutually by the Residents’ interests and the needs of
the Libraries. In the second year, the Residents will be expected to plan
and execute a major project. Residents will provide service and gain
valuable experience in multiple facets of academic librarianship through
this process. The Residents will serve on library committees. Performs
other duties as assigned.

To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our
website at www.temple.edu.

Required Education and Experience:

ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science, awarded no later than
August, 2017.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Strong interest in the pursuit of a career in academic librarianship.
*General knowledge of print and electronic information resources.
*Ability to work successfully in a collegial team environment.
*Ability to adapt to varying work and management styles is highly desired;
this program is designed around an employee working in several departments
within the library.
*Interest in lifelong learning and in contributing to the profession
through research projects and scholarly communication.
*Interest in professional development, research and scholarship.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills.
*Knowledge of current trends in academic libraries
*MLS received within the last five years.

Preferred:
*Demonstrated commitment to principles of diversity.
*Enthusiasm for learning new technologies.
*Experience in using data to drive decisions in reference, outreach and
instruction practice.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in
the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical,
legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their
actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary
employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected
to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and.
employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas
and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

Temple University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains
statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be
found at: http://www.temple.edu/safety/asfr/

You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus
Safety Services at 215-204-7900 <(215)%20204-7900>.

Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Paley Library Job:
Staff Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Employee Status: Regular

*Richie Holland*

*Director of Administration*

*Temple University Libraries*

*215-204-3455 <(215)%20204-3455>*

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