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Information Literacy/Reference Librarian (Job #F36)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Aug. 23, 2021
Title Information Literacy/Reference Librarian (Job #F36)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Core Faculty
  • Library Sciences (all categories)

Position: Information Literacy/Reference Librarian           
Department: Ford Motor Company Library

Status: Full-Time  (Non-Exempt)

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming  "One Tuskegee",  the ideal Information Literacy/Reference Librarian will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
Under the general supervision of the Head of Reference Services, will provide information literacy instruction and reference services to students and faculty at Tuskegee University.

Provides reference and research assistance to library patrons and staff coordinates "specialized instruction" programming, which includes activities such as orientation, course related bibliographic instruction and in-house training
Develops information literacy classes for undergraduate and graduate students
Works with the Head of Reference Services to customize databases to maximize usability for Tuskegee University students, faculty and staff
Understand and use subscription databases and the book collection in search of materials that meet the user’s needs
Assist in the development and design of marketing information services to the Tuskegee University Community
Collaborate with library faculty in developing, implementing and assessing new instructional initiatives
Create and update Lib Guides, FAQs, monitor and answer questions from the Ask a Librarian platform  
Facilitates consistent and timely access to electronic resources by maintaining and updating links, troubleshooting, and providing user support
Evaluate new products and services for possible library use eCollect statistics
Serves on library and University committees


Librarians also serve as liaisons to specific departments, providing collection development and outreach to faculty
Perform related duties as required. Some evening/weekend hours involved


Master of Library Services (MLS) from an ALA accredited institution
At least one year of teaching experience or library experience at a professional level working knowledge of a wide variety of electronic reference databases/Internet
Excellent communication (oral and written), and interpersonal skills
Computer literate in Social Media
Working knowledge of Springshare software specifically, LibGuides, LibAnswers, and Ask a Librarian
Working knowledge and understanding of Zoom software
Ability to effectively interact with library staff and the university community

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of recommendations (with detailed contact information) copies of unofficial transcripts and (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

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Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of
employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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