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Reference/Instruction Librarian - Leland Speed Library
Mississippi College is seeking an energetic librarian to be part of a team providing instructional and reference services to the university community. The university is engaged in an exciting initiative to integrate information literacy throughout the undergraduate curriculum. This position calls for extensive collaboration with other faculty and university colleagues in the design, delivery, and assessment of our information literacy program. The teaching of information literacy competencies is a major component of this job. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to help shape and influence the information literacy program.
Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is a private, comprehensive, Christian university affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention. MC offers over 80 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs and has an enrollment of approximately 5,100 students. Leland Speed Library is viewed as a vital part of the academic program of the university. The main campus is located in Clinton, MS which is about 10 miles west of the capital city of Jackson.
Minimum Education Qualifications:
- MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
- Two years post-MLS professional academic reference and instructional experience.
To apply for this position return a cover letter, a completed Mississippi College Faculty Application, and a curriculum vitae to Kathleen Hutchison at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Library Director, Mississippi College, 200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39058.