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Entered 10/17/2017
Company University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS
Position Arts & Letters Librarian
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The University of Southern Mississippi
University Libraries
Assistant Professor/Arts and Letters Librarian

Job Summary:

The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor/Arts and Letters Librarian in the University Libraries to begin in Spring 2018.

The Arts and Letters Librarian is a member of a team responsible for providing general and specialized research, instruction, outreach, and collection development services and reports to the Head of Public Services. The position has primary emphasis on arts and letters disciplines.

Applications must be complete by November 20, 2017, to ensure complete consideration.


Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in library or information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent education or experience
• Education (coursework or degree) in an arts or letters discipline
• Demonstrated experience using online databases and other types of research resources
• Demonstrated ability to teach the concepts and skills of information literacy in both formal and informal settings

Preferred Qualifications:
• Additional advanced degree in a relevant academic discipline
• Knowledge of research resources in arts and/or letters
• Demonstrated experience providing reference/research assistance and instruction in an academic library
• Demonstrated experience or interest in developing outreach programs that engage faculty and students with library research resources
• Knowledge of research data management practices