Business Librarian

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number FP353W
Role Code Title Prof/Lecturer/11-12Mth
Position Title Business Librarian
Position Summary

The Mason School of Business McLeod Library is seeking a Business Librarian to cultivate partnerships between faculty, students, administrative units within the School of Business, and with other campus-wide libraries. They will provide course-integrated instruction, workshops, individual consultations, and research assistance to the School of Business population while actively pursuing outreach opportunities to promote library services, advance research, and learning for business faculty and students. Critical aspects of this role include ensuring collections are relevant to evolving business research demands, supporting the educational mission of School of Business, and advocating for the research and library needs of the School including the growing online programs and the students that are enrolled.

This position supervises one library assistant and 15 student employees at two locations. The incumbent will work closely with others to ensure coordinated and efficient handling of all aspects of research services on a daily basis, making changes as necessary. This position is responsible for managing the McLeod library budget of and will work closely with the Associate Dean of Faculty and the Faculty Research Committee in determining future needs. Successful candidates will be comfortable with innovation, communicate well both in-person and in writing, be able to teach others in a fast-paced, service-oriented, and collaborative environment.
They will care deeply about the evolving nature of libraries and be interested in best practices in the field as they will be playing a primary role in shaping the future of McLeod Library over the years to come.

Required Qualifications

ALA-accredited masters degree in library/information science (MLS/MLIS)
• Public services experience in an academic library.
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment.
• Demonstrated ability to collaboratively work with faculty.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Graduate-level degree in a business-related discipline.
• Evidence of successful project management skills and the ability to plan and implement programs.
• Demonstrated evidence of creativity, initiative, and flexibility when working independently and on teams.
• Demonstrated experience teaching in a classroom setting and providing in depth research assistance.
• Familiarity with specialized business research sources and methods.

Advertised Pay Range Up to $67,000, commensurate with experience
Department Business Resource Center - 3LB000
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 02/01/2018
Review Begin Date
Job Close Date 03/02/2018
Open Until Filled No
Employment Category Professional FT
Position Term 12-Month
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

Occasional evenings and weekends work required. Working a minimum of one night per week at our off-site educational facilities.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited graduate program?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have Public services experience in an academic library?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a graduate-level degree in a business-related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience teaching in a classroom setting and providing in depth research assistance?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have familiarity with specialized business research sources and methods?
    • Yes
    • No

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc
  2. Other 2