Located in Boston?s historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women?s undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all.You?re joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You?ll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.Job Summary:Simmons University is looking for a Research and Instruction Librarian to join our team in Beatley Library. The Library staff provides exceptional service to a diverse population within a strong liberal arts curriculum and highly ranked professional, graduate programs and is committed to the University mission of providing transformative learning that links passion with lifelong learning. Reporting to the Deputy Director of the Library, the Research and Instruction Librarian joins a team of professionals who provide user-focused services to students, faculty, and staff. The successful candidate should demonstrate an enthusiastic commitment to inclusive excellence, an openness to collaboration and teamwork, and the ability to engage in the development of innovative and responsive approaches to teaching and learning, in both face-to-face and online modalities. Resume review will begin on September 3, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.Responsibilities include:Develop, design and deliver course-integrated library instruction and assessment in a variety of formats and modalities;Cultivate collaborations with students, faculty, and staff across disciplines and programs to promote awareness and use of the Library?s collections and services;Provide high-quality reference and research support online and in-person;Create and maintain research tools;Participate in ongoing collection assessment and review;Maintain active professional development and engagement.Qualifications:Master?s degree from an ALA accredited program in Library & Information Science;2+ years of public services experience, preferably in an academic setting;Excellent written and oral communication skills;Strong analytical and organizational skills;Committed to excellent customer service;Demonstrated ability to work both independently as well as part of a team;Ability to work cooperatively and collegially with students, faculty, and colleagues;Experience with library and emerging technology;Aptitude for innovation;Experience developing and delivering Library instruction sessions;Experience providing outstanding reference and research support both in-person and in the online environment;Experience developing, assessing, and managing print, media, and electronic collections;Experience developing and conducting highly effective outreach programs for students and faculty;Demonstrated experience in designing print and web-based instruction materials.Required Application Materials:ResumeCover LetterSalary GradeS07Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
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The five educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our respect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so. The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Boston?s academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions. Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Desig...n: http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/