Instructor, Science Reference Librarian

University of Maine
Jul 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Instructor, Science Reference Librarian

Science Reference Librarian. Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, seeks science reference librarian, duties include reference patron services, with some night and weekend hours; information literacy instruction; web work; and collection development. 

Required:  ALA accredited MLS; working knowledge of traditional and electronic resources; reference experience, including work with e-reference tools; evidence of a strong commitment to service and research; experience with information literacy instruction; evidence of working in teams; excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred:  Reference and collection development experience in an academic library.  Knowledge of research in biological sciences, marine sciences, or plant, soil, and environmental sciences.   Demonstrated experience with Web and tutorial authorship.

The University of Maine is the land grant university and sea grant college for the State of Maine.  It is the flagship institution of the University of Maine System, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.  The University of Maine has approximately 11,000 students and 543 faculty.  The Raymond H. Fogler Library has a collection of more than 1.1 million volumes and a staff of 21 professionals and 32 support staff. The library uses the Innovative Interfaces integrated system and is a Tri-State Regional Depository and a full patent depository.

This is a 12 month, full-time position with a starting salary of $40,461-45,000 and an excellent benefits package.  Appropriate background checks will be required.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable pool of candidates is found.  To view a full description of the position's duties and required qualifications and to apply, please visit:  


The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.