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Monday, June 8, 2015

[LIBJOBS] Paul Smith's College Job Posting: Student Outreach Librarian - Paul Smiths, NY

Paul Smith’s College is seeking candidates for the position of Student Outreach Librarian. Paul Smith’s College is a very small private college nestled in the beautiful Adirondack Park among forests and lakes that offer recreational opportunities and vibrant community events in all four seasons. The Joan Weill Adirondack Library at Paul Smith’s College Library is a central hub of campus, and it is widely praised and very well utilized by our community. The library staff is a small, nimble, healthy, collaborative group that is student centered and dedicated to delivering excellent services that fulfill the mission of the college. We are seeking a creative, ambitious team player who is excited about the mission of academic libraries.


The successful candidate will work collaboratively in many ways while providing leadership that creates opportunities for student outreach, engagement, and learning, both inside and outside of the library. Creativity and thoughtfully planned experimentation are encouraged. Additionally, this librarian will work closely with our Teaching and Learning Librarian to develop curriculum and deliver in-class instruction and resources to help our students achieve their academic goals. Extensive interaction with students is a major component of this position. A self-motivated, positive attitude is absolutely essential.



·         MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school, must be awarded by September, 2015; Academic library and/or

·         Secondary/Post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

·         Experience with Microsoft office suite and web editing software. Experience using SirsiDynix Symphony ILS software, and image editing software such as Photoshop preferred.

·         Ability to integrate electronic information into all aspects of reference and library instruction services and a strong familiarity with academic resources.

·         Interest in working with patrons in one-on-one and group situations.

·         Strong personal service philosophy and solid interpersonal and communication skills.

·         Desire to share the varied workload of a small college in a team atmosphere.

·         Ability to carry 25 lbs. 200 yards.


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