Librarian for Outreach & Student Engagement
The Albert S. Cook Library seeks an innovative and creative individual to serve as an outreach and student engagement librarian beginning Fall 2016. The individual in this role will help develop and lead library programs related to student engagement, information literacy instruction, and library orientation, as well as connect the library with campus-wide initiatives focused on student success, engagement, and academic wellbeing. This position also manages the library’s student leadership program and supervises student participants. This librarian will also provide information literacy instruction, research assistance, and reference services to the Towson University community and assist in curating library collections.
Library Residency for Diversity and Innovation
The Albert S. Cook Library seeks an early-career librarian from an underrepresented group for a two-year residency program. The Towson University Library Residency for Diversity and Innovation program is designed to provide a broad range of experiences in academic librarianship, a supportive environment for professional exploration, and an opportunity for concentrated experience in an area of specialization. The purpose of the program is to help increase the presence of members of underrepresented groups in academic librarianship and to bring fresh ideas and new perspectives to the library.
Library Associate for Resource Description & Access
The Albert S. Cook Library at Towson University is seeking a Library Associate to be responsible for ensuring that library resources are discoverable and accessible by library users. This individual utilizes current library standards and guidelines to catalog e-resources and physical materials in a variety of formats; coordinates with the Library Associate for Electronic Resources to ensure that e-resources are adequately represented, activated, and/or accessible; participates in a range of catalog database maintenance activities; manages the selection, cataloging, and overall coordination of the library’s Leisure Reading Collection; and assists with training staff in department and library as required.