Cedarville University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Library Science to serve as a STEM/Business Librarian. This position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track position within the University’s Centennial Library reporting to the Director of Library Public Services. Possessing a STEM or business education along with a library degree, the STEM/Business Librarian will contribute to the development and delivery of library instruction services, research and information services, and individual research assistance, with special focus on undergraduate and graduate business, engineering, computer science, mathematics, and science students and faculty.
The STEM/Business Librarian will accomplish this by providing expert and innovative research support to students and faculty in the STEM and Business programs and by working with STEM and Business faculty to deliver an effective information literacy instruction strategy. He or she will also seek to implement collaborative partnerships with the STEM and Business programs. Working collaboratively as part of the library’s research team, the STEM/Business Librarian will help deliver research support services to all students and assist with the effective implementation of innovative library technology, online tools, and digital services.
The successful candidate will possess an ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree and a minimum of three years of relevant academic library experience. The successful candidate will also be an excellent classroom communicator, be conversant with relevant research methodologies, possess an academic degree in a STEM or Business field, and demonstrate the ability to engage in proactive, creative outreach.
This position is subject to the University's verification of credentials along with other information required by law and Cedarville University policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position is pending budget approval.
All official inquiries should be directed to Jennifer Cochran (email@example.com, 937-766-7886), Director of Academic Human Resource Services. Position-specific inquiries should be directed to Joshua Michael (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dean of Library Services.
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science
Accredited degree in a STEM or business field (graduate degree preferred)
Minimum of three years research, reference, or instruction services in an academic library or university academic department
Familiarity with STEM and business research tools, resources, and teaching methodologies
Demonstrated competency with digital library resources and web-based library applications
Experience with implementing innovative technologies such as digital manufacturing, data analytics, data visualization, etc. preferred
Excellent classroom teaching skills
Strong organizational, written/oral communication, and interpersonal skills
Creativity in library program development and service delivery
Qualified applicant must be a born-again Christian
CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY, located in Cedarville, Ohio, is an accredited Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional, and graduate programs. As a Christ-centered learning community, the University is equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth. Home to 3,300 Christian students, Cedarville is known for its commitment to biblical integration, spiritual formation, cultural engagement, academic quality, worldwide ministry, and student satisfaction. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Peterson’s Competitive Colleges as one of the Midwest's best institutions, the University consistently achieves top rankings at national academic competitions. Founded in 1887, the University has invested more than $100 million in academic facilities to provide modern learning environments, updated networking and technology, and a fully wireless 400-acre campus. More than 100 programs of study are taught by 200 full-time Christian faculty members. For more information about the University, please visit www.cedarville.edu.
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