Washington, D. C. Campus Librarian

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Washington, DC
Full time

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Position Summary:

The Washington, D.C. Campus Librarian works closely with the TCSPP Library team and the TCS Education System Librarian to support the mission of the University through collaboration on all aspects of library resources and services across all programs.

Principle Duties:

  • Provide vision and strategic direction for the Washington, D.C. library in alignment with the TCSPP Library and institutional strategic plan and vision.
  • Plan, implement and administer library resources and services, including resource instruction and course guides, for students, faculty and staff on the Washington, D.C. Campus, in a context of continuous improvement.
  • Manage the local library resources and participate in the TCS Education System collection development task force and other shared projects and initiatives.
  • Participate in the ongoing assessment and evaluation of local and shared resources and services for student learning and faculty effectiveness.
  • Hire, supervise, train and evaluate Washington, D.C. Campus professional library personnel and student graduate assistants.
  • Develop strong partnerships within the campuses to advocate for and promote library services.
  • Prepare and monitor annual campus library materials budget.
  • Participate in collection development activities, including the identification and evaluation of high-quality, relevant online databases and reliable digital resources.
  • Serve on Campus-wide committees and participate in Academic Department initiatives.

  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science.
  • 3-5 years' experience in an academic library with supervision responsibilities.
  • Evidence of ability to work independently and with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where collaboration, consultation, and cooperation are essential.
  • Evidence of initiative, creativity, and resourcefulness in previous professional or academic activities.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and customer service skills across all modalities; evidence of strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with relevant psychological research resources (books, journals, tests, databases, organizations).
  • Experience providing reference service and class instruction service in-person and online.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, database management, library instruction and information literacy, public and technical services, interlibrary loan, reference.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, or related Behavioral or Health Sciences.
  • Familiarity with library-specific software and automation systems.
  • Ability to prepare and manage a budget.
  • Knowledge of psychological assessment instruments and supporting resources and databases.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft systems (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to write and speak Spanish.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 12/6/2018
Application Due: 1/3/2019
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