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Job Posting for History and Religious Studies Librarian, Washington University in St. Louis

Job Posting for History and Religious Studies Librarian, Washington University in St. Louis

POSITION TITLE: History and Religious Studies Librarian

REPORT TO: Head, Research Services, Olin Library

SUMMARY:  Washington University Libraries seeks a creative and innovative librarian to serve as the History and Religious Studies Librarian.

The History and Religious Studies Librarian is responsible for selecting and acquiring library materials and serving as liaison to the History department, Religious Studies program and Danforth Center for Religion and Politics; participating in user education activities and subject-specific reference services; assisting in training library staff and students; and participating in relevant professional development activities. This position also includes engaging in campus-wide initiatives, consortia partnerships, and regional, state or national organizations as appropriate to foster new partnerships in support of the Library’s goal to expand its research through engagement. Serves on library, university, and professional committees and projects as elected or appointed. The position also supports scholarly communication and data curation activities by educating and informing faculty, students, librarians and campus administrators about scholarly communications trends and issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience in reference, instruction or collection development

Experience with building internal/external relationships and partnerships

Preferred:

Masters in subject area preferred

Ability to read German, French or Italian preferred

Familiarity with the academic library environment

Candidates can apply by navigating to https://jobs.wustl.edu/ and searching for the job opening number 38371.

Other resources that may be of interest include the University’s “Living in St. Louis” https://wustl.edu/campus-experience/st-louis and the Libraries’ About page at: https://library.wustl.edu/about.