Campus Main Campus
Full/Part Time Full
Date Posted (External) 06/29/2012
The Temple University Libraries seek a creative, experienced, and user-centered individual to serve as Reference Librarian for Government Information and African American Studies. Temple’s federated library system serves an urban research university with over 1,800 full-time faculty and a student body of 38,000 that is among the most diverse in the nation. The University Libraries are an ARL member and have been a selective federal depository (65+%) since 1947. For more information about Temple and Philadelphia, visit http://www.temple.edu. Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Library Science (ALA accredited).
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated academic library reference experience.
*Knowledge of government information.
*Demonstrated organizational skills and evidence of successful project management.
*Proficiency in the use of traditional and electronic resources and adoption of technology tools.
*Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
*Familiarity with African-American studies.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.