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Temporary Assistant Librarian

Temporary Assistant Librarian in Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons

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Position Description

Seattle University Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons invites applications for a part time (up to 0.80FTE), unranked Temporary Assistant Librarian.  Appointment period is negotiable, beginning June 19 through December 3rd 2017.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory library sessions on using library resources (especially English 101) and collaborating with faculty to integrate information literacy into courses and programs.  As a member of the Research Services team, the Temporary Assistant Librarian will also be scheduled to assist students and faculty using an “on-call” Research Services model as well as provide research consultations, participate in our chat services, assist with collection assessment, develop LibGuides and assist with other related public services.

The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of reference sources, print and electronic, and will have an enthusiasm for working with the university community.   Salary is competitive, based on qualifications and on the negotiated duration of appointment and percent of effort.


Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science, and reference experience in an academic library, and evidence of teaching excellence.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions

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Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying. Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.