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Digital Services & Research Librarian

Post University is seeking a Digital Services and Research Librarian (Full-Time) to join our team.

POST UNIVERSITY’S STORY:

Post University is a world class, non-traditional learning institution with over 100 years’ rich tradition in making career goals and aspirations become a reality for countless students from across the United States and over 40 different countries.  Our growth history is based on retaining passionate professionals who treat students and each other with amazing service.  Our business model is simple – “We Make It Personal!”.

The Post success story is based on our daily journey wherein each associate lives, thinks and behaves “outside the box” of traditional solutions or cultures.  Post University is a family of the best and brightest trail blazers, inspired by our routine way of life – bold, disruptive, and fun!  We are singularly focused difference-makers in the classroom, in the communities we serve, and the non-profit charities we support!

Post University is seeking a Digital Services and Research Librarian to work in the main campus library to serve the needs of students, faculty, and staff. This position is located on the main campus of Post University in Waterbury, CT and is NOT a remote position.  

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Assisting with reference service, reference development and maintenance, database and Internet searching, and bibliographic instruction.
  • Interacting and collaborating with various departments across campus to improve the library’s support of learning across the institution.
  • Maintaining usage statistics of library resources and services, aided by student assistants when available.
  • Assisting in collection development decisions concerning library materials and course materials selections.
  • Updating pertinent bibliographies and creating library guides, tutorials, and other materials to support library use.
  • Cataloging new materials.
  • Acting as Library Liaison to the Accelerated Degree program, the MBA program, and the First Year Experience sequence.
  • Promoting resources and services on the library’s social media platforms.
  • Providing research, support, and technology expertise to Instructional Design projects and developments and other digital initiatives.
  • Communicating with all stakeholders during projects involving digital content and course materials.
  • Assisting faculty and staff with finding, evaluating, and using digital content.
  • Assisting students, faculty & staff with technical, intellectual, and educational issues regarding digital content, learning and research.
  • Collaborating with other library staff to develop, implement, and manage the library’s digital space housing digital learning materials and content collection.
  • Preparing educational materials regarding digital content, including copyright and intellectual property rights.
  • Collecting analytics (when and where available) on ECM requests, implementation, troubleshooting, efficacy, material retention, etc.
  • Assisting with the technical and intellectual aspects of integration of digital content into university platforms and publications, as needed.
  • Participating in professional library organizations and networks.
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • A Master’s degree in library or information science from an American Library Association-accredited college is required.
  • Two years of experience in an academic library is required.
  • Reference and/or technical experience required.
  • At least two years of working with digital research are required.
  • Faculty collaborative experiences in a higher education setting are preferred.
  • Information literacy instruction experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, multi-media applications, EBSCOhost, and ProQuest Central is required; other database knowledge is desirable.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse population.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to balance priorities.

Post University requires, as a condition of employment, that all new hires and employees have or obtain the Covid-19 vaccination and booster, and provide proof of same unless an exemption or deferral is approved.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 130-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Associate Experience.

Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Associate Experience, Post University.

"Post University a great place for great minds to develop their careers, no matter what role you fulfill."

Donna, Post Employee for 25 years

"You really build a strong relationship with each student, and their success becomes your success."

Caitlin, Academic Success Counselor

"The work environment at Post is extremely positive and happy, and you have the opportunity to connect with your employees."

Gina, Post Management