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Job Posting: University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Instruction Services Librarian
Hanley Library
University Library System
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

The Instruction Services Librarian is a full-time, temporary (12-month) Visiting Librarian at a regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. This position reports to the Director of the Hanley Library.


  • Coordinate, promote, and teach information literacy skills to students, faculty and other library users
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other Pitt campuses to improve and assess information literacy skills of students, faculty and other library users
  • Provide appropriate reference assistance in the use of electronic, traditional, and non-traditional resources to all library patrons
  • Collection development for materials in support of the Division of Communication and the Arts
  • Assist with liaison work to the Division of Communication and the Arts
  • Prepare necessary reports and maintain statistics as required
  • Participates in professional activities as appropriate
  • Other professional duties as assigned

Schedule: Monday-Thursday: hours are negotiable but will include early evening hours; Fridays: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; occasional Sundays as needed.

Required: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS or equivalent; 1 year professional experience in library instruction and reference at an academic library is preferred; knowledge of electronic and traditional reference resources and trends; demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication and ability to work effectively with a small, busy team; initiative and flexibility in a rapidly changing environment; strong service orientation.

Salary: $36,000 minimum. Comprehensive benefits package including 1-month vacation/year; Medical; TIAA/CREF, Vanguard; and tuition assistance.

To apply, submit letter of application and resume with the names/addresses/phone numbers of three references via email to:

William K. Gentz
Head, Library Human Resources

Applications received by November 5, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled

For more information on the University of Pittsburgh, please visit: http://www.pitt.edu/. For more information regarding the Hanley Library at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, please visit: http://www.library.pitt.edu/bradford