Regional Campus Librarian
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Washington, D.C.
The Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University are seeking an innovative, technologically proficient professional who is looking for an opportunity to provide service to faculty and students in a research-rich academic environment. Reporting to the Manager of the DC Regional Campus Libraries and collaborating with Sheridan Libraries staff, the librarian is a key member of the team providing onsite and virtual services to graduate students and faculty at the JHU DC area centers. Schools with programs represented at the centers include the Carey Business School, School of Education, Krieger School of Arts and Science and the Whiting School of Engineering. The position demands a high level of proactive interaction between faculty, students and the librarian. In this liaison focused environment, the Regional Campus librarian will work both in teams and autonomously to provide resources and services to a very engaged community.
• MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or related graduate degree required
• Three years professional library experience required.
• Experience serving a similar academic population or an undergraduate degree in a field represented by the schools we serve
• Professional experience in library instruction, reference, collection development
• Evidence of a user-centered vision and innovation
• Demonstrated commitment to customer service
• Strong teaching, interpersonal, and communication skills
• Advanced knowledge of library information systems and services
• Strong technology skills including experience with innovative applications of instructional and communication technologies such as LibGuides, chat software, current media tools, graphic design packages, Course Management software, etc.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
• Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekend
Experience working in an academic or research library
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.