LIB-N-3160, Science, Technology & Mathematics Librarian
Science, Technology & Mathematics Librarian
Albert S. Cook Library
The Albert S. Cook Library invites applications for our Science, Technology and Mathematics Librarian I position to begin Fall semester 2018.
MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution; demonstrated skill in library instruction and information literacy. Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and collaboratively on a variety of projects simultaneously. Strong commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty and staff. Knowledge of and ability to apply learning theory, pedagogy and instructional technology to information literacy instruction. Background in assigned discipline or disciplines and understanding of teaching and research trends in that subject area. Ability to work flexibly and creatively in a changing and fast paced environment with a diverse population. Proficiency in the use of digital and print resources. Demonstrated ability to meet the University’s criteria for promotion and permanent status of library faculty. Additional Master’s degree in an academic discipline offered at Towson University desirable.
Serve as research and instruction library and liaison and subject specialist for Science, Technology and Mathematics and other disciplines as assigned. Participate in the development, implementation and assessment of a comprehensive, integrated information literacy program. Evaluate and select resources for the assigned collections and related areas; create instructional materials; provide research assistance and reference services to university students, faculty and staff and to the community at large. Participate in developing library services for supporting data management and data literacy initiatives.
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is one of Baltimore’s largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements, resume and contact information for at least three professional references. Transcripts will be requested of final candidates. Submit application materials to:
Science Librarian Search
Albert S. Cook Library
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Electronic applications are encouraged and should be submitted to Cynthia Baker at [email protected].
Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: LIB-N-3160.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.