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Associate Librarian job in Virtual

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Company Name:
Laureate Education
Impact Area:
Education & Training
Company Type:
Certified B Corporation
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Liaison Librarian serving the subject areas in the Schools of Psychology, and Counseling

Liaison / Outreach Role & Responsibilities (Approximately 20 hours/week)

  • Serve as the Library’s expert on the needs of the faculty and students in designated programs.

  • Collect information and data both anecdotal and statistical to identify points in programs that demand library instruction or intervention.

  • Maintain knowledge of the evolving content of the curriculum, goals, and expected outcomes.

  • Identify first courses or early courses where students need to develop information literacy skills and final or large scale research projects where students need advanced research skills.

  • Identify, establish, and maintain contact (outreach) with the key stakeholders in the academic programs, academic centers, and course development.

  • Identify opportunities for library content to be updated, created, and integrated into courses and programs. (course maintenance and development)

  • Networking and awareness of program structure, benchmarking with appropriate institutions and understanding program expectations.

  • Develop an annual review schedule of programs to identify upgrades, outdated materials and new opportunities to support students and faculty.

  • Review course scope and sequence documents and identify problems and/or needs for instruction development.

  • Complete faculty and staff research support on request.

  • Develop internal training related to assigned programs and subject areas for staff librarians.

Instruction Role & Responsibilities (Approximately 10 hours/week)

  • All Liaison Librarians must be trained and involved in production of instructional pieces including assignment guides, quick answers, library labs, tutorials, videos, etc.

  • Liaisons will work more specifically within their programs to develop and deliver instruction.

  • Liaisons will staff in-person and virtual Residencies and develop instructional and informational materials to improve Residency-based Library experience for students and faculty.

Reference/One-to-one Services Role & Responsibilities (Approximately 10 hours/week)

  • All Liaison Librarians will staff the reference desk.

  • Provide literature review consultations, and support for doctoral students.


  • ALA accredited master's degree

  • At least one year of recent academic library experience.

  • Experience searching the major academic databases.

  • Expert-level research ability in online databases.

  • Experience teaching information literacy skills including the use of online databases

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


  • Experience in an online academic library serving students at a distance.

  • Experience supporting doctoral level information literacy outcomes.

Other information:
  • This is a full time 40 hour per week associate librarian position.

  • Regular hours are Monday through Friday with occasional nights and weekends.

  • Travel will be required up to four times per year.

ref: (SB_25802)
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