Title History and Religious Studies Librarian – Olin Library –
Job Opening ID 38371
Job Type/Schedule: This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Olin Library at the Danforth Campus.
Incumbent will select and acquire library materials and serve as liaison to several academic departments and programs; participate in user education activities; assist in training library staff and students; and participate in relevant professional development activities.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Engage in collection development and outreach activities for History department, Religious Studies program and Danforth Center for Religion and Politics. Participate in relevant instruction and training activities.
Provide broad-based, and subject-specific, research assistance to the WUSTL community.
Engage 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 and perform other duties as assigned or appointed.
Support scholarly communication and data curation activities by educating the informing faculty, students, librarians and campus administrators about scholarly communications trends and issues.
MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience working in instruction or collection development
Experience with building internal/external relationships and partnerships
Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
Ability to work as a part of a team and alone equally well while meeting project timelines.
Demonstrated ability as a self-starter
Ability to deal with rapidly changing professional environment
Demonstrated service attitude
Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment
Masters in History and Religious Studies
Ability to read German, French or Italian preferred
Familiarity with the academic library environment
The hiring range for this position is $46,215 – $60,080 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan
-22 vacation days
-8 Paid Holidays
-Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
-Free Metro Link/ Bus pass
-Free Life Insurance
-Health, Dental, Vision
-Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
-Long Term Disability Insurance
-Flex Spending Plan