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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

F/T - Librarian, Rutgers U (NJ)

Librarian, Rutgers University (Paul Robeson Library) – NJ

The Paul Robeson Library at Rutgers University in Camden University is seeking a non-tenure track Librarian.

TITLE: Non-Tenure Track Librarian (Librarian of Practice IV)

RESPONSIBILITIES: A non-tenure track full-time faculty position beginning immediately and continuing on an annual basis depending on funding.
Situated at the Paul Robeson Library and reporting to the Director, this person will be the liaison in the provision of information services, collection development services, and library instruction services for the students, faculty, and staff from the Camden City Campuses of Camden County College and Rowan University.
These campuses are located two blocks from the Paul Robeson Library. There are approximately 3,000 students on these two campuses. This person will also provide general and specialized reference including some evening and weekend in all academic disciplines and instruction in the use of information resources for all patrons of the Robeson Library. Other duties and responsibilities as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS: An ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. One year professional library experience preferred. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a collegial environment. Experience with web based instruction. Familiarity with Spanish preferred.

SALARY/STATUS: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFITS: Retirement plans, health, and life insurance, prescription drug, dental and vision plans, tuition remission, and one-month vacation.

LIBRARY PROFILE: The Rutgers University Libraries, comprising libraries on the University’s Camden, New Brunswick, Newark, and Health Sciences Newark campuses, all reporting to the Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, operate as a unified library system with coordinated public, technical services, and collection development programs including digital initiatives and a pioneering institutional repository.
The Libraries have a highly valued staff of about 300, who are committed to developing innovations in access services, information literacy, and digital initiatives. The Libraries operate with a budget of $32 million and have outstanding collections, especially in jazz and New Jerseyana.
The Rutgers University Libraries hold membership in ARL, CRL, Lyrasis, Metro, NERL, and VALE, and use Sirsi Dynix and OCLC as primary bibliographic utilities, and a Fedora-based institutional repository. Rutgers is also an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM disciplines.
Rutgers University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is also a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), the nation’s premier higher education consortium of top tier research institutions, composed of members of the Big Ten Conference plus the University of Chicago.
Situated in downtown Camden, Rutgers University – Camden has undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. programs. The Camden Campus has more than 6,500 students. For more information please check the Libraries website:; to learn about the Paul Robeson Library go to

Lila Fredenburg (APP. 215), Director of Administrative Services, Rutgers University Libraries, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163, email:, FAX: 732-932-7637
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment
The Libraries are strongly and actively committed to diversity, and seek candidates who will contribute creatively to the University’s multicultural environment. 

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