Macalester College’s DeWitt Wallace Library seeks to hire a Research and Instruction Librarian for the Social Sciences. This position provides research and instruction support to faculty, students, and staff, teaches in our first-year course information literacy instruction program, and collaborates with faculty on assignment creation in relation to course-integrated information literacy instruction goals. The person in this position will assist with supporting Social Sciences research methodology and data analysis.
General duties include consulting with faculty, students, staff and others with their research needs, providing in-depth research and consultative services, delivering library instruction in formal and virtual classroom settings in collaboration with faculty and through other instruction and programming modalities, evaluating technological advances and innovations in the field and assessing implications for research methods, information literacy, and digital liberal arts.
In addition, the person in this position will work closely with our academic community to ensure that library research and instruction most effectively and efficiently support college curricular needs and scholarly endeavors. The ideal candidate will be service-oriented and enthusiastic about teaching, collaborating, and fostering student success in a liberal arts environment.
It is critical that the person in this role brings and advocates for an inclusive, anti-racist, and anti-bias lens to the their work. This position is a member of the Access, Instruction, and Research Services team and reports to the AIRS Associate Library Director.
Access, Instruction, & Research Services:
Departmental and campus liaison and outreach responsibilities:
Key responsibilities, leadership and professional development:
Compensation & Benefits:
This is a full time position offering Macalester’s Benefits Package and annual salary of $54,000-$62,000.
To be considered please submit your resume and cover letter in one document via Macalester’s Employment Opportunities page by 11:59pm cst on August 21, 2022.
Applications will not be received after this date.
All inquiries regarding this position can be directed to:
Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.
Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women.
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For the safety of our community, Macalester requires all employees to have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Should a newly hired employee be unable to receive the vaccination for either medical or religious reasons we offer accommodations and assistance.
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