Collaborate and partner with teaching faculty, students, and staff in the Social Sciences 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 Social Sciences 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 Social Sciences 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 Director/Deputy Director.
Collaborate with teaching faculty in the Social Sciences 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 data management, assessment, metadata creation for digital projects, technology support for library personnel, and/or library web page maintenance, depending upon skills and interests of the Liaison and the needs of the library.
Perform other duties as assigned.
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 social sciences.
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 LibGuides or other online learning resources.
Exhibit a strong public service orientation, a commitment to service excellence, flexibility, initiative, and the ability to flourish in a rapidly changing environment.
Second master's degree in a field relevant to the liaison position. Previous experience in libraries.
Pay/Salary: Competitive based on qualifications. Expected salary range will be discussed with candidates selected for screening interviews.
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Background Check Statement:
The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.
Internal Number: 2302
About Denison University
Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with a diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 25 minutes from Columbus Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.