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Jan182019

Position Open - Science Librarian and Coordinator of the Collier Science Library, Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) invites applications for the position of Science Librarian and Coordinator of the Collier Science Library. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for planning, developing, managing, and evaluating the facility, services, and resources (both print and electronic) of the Collier Science Library, including the opportunity to take part in renovations of the library underway as part of the overall renovation of the Park Science Building. As part of the Library Research & Instructional Services department, the Science Librarian will provide research and instructional support to students and faculty in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science, and will partner with faculty on delivering information literacy instruction and assessing student learning. The successful candidate will find strong collaborative potential with LITS colleagues, especially in departments supporting teaching, learning, and research, particularly Digital Scholarship, Educational Technology Services, and Special Collections. Cooperation with colleagues at Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges (the Tri-College community), and in particular the science librarians, is strong, with opportunities to serve on local and Tri-College committees, and encouragement to engage in professional development activities and attend local and national conferences.

Located in metropolitan Philadelphia (and a short train ride from Center City), Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with graduate programs in social work, humanities, and science for men and women. We are a diverse and international community that shares an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College is committed to social justice, civic engagement, and inclusion. Bryn Mawr has strong partnerships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania.

The College offers employees a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 vacation and personal days and a 10% retirement contribution. Bryn Mawr College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. We are committed to building a culturally diverse environment and welcome all applicants.

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered. Preferred: MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution, MA/MS, or PhD in an appropriate subject; relevant professional experience (e.g., in an academic library) and/or relevant teaching experience.

To apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/52602. Review of applications will begin February 20, 2019.