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Job Posting June 11, 2007

Posted by L Wolfe in Job Stuff.

Washington University St. Louis MO
POSITION TITLE:  Reference/Subject Librarian (2 positions)

TO APPLY:  Visit http://www.wustlcareers.com or http://www.hr.wustl..edu.  Attach a letter of application, résumé, and the names of three references (including e-mail and telephone numbers).

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  The Reference/Subject Librarian provides general reference services, participates in user education activities, and participates in the department’s exploration, evaluation, and deployment of emergent information technologies. Stays abreast of web trends and works to further develop the library’s web presence and integrates new technologies to improve users’ experience. Selects library materials and serves as a liaison in the areas of social sciences, humanities, or international studies.

The position reports to the Head of Reference.


  • MLS from an ALA accredited library school
  • Experience in the provision of reference services and/or collection development in an    academic library, desirable
  • Familiarity with library electronic information technologies and/or emergent technologies (i.e., blogs, wikis, podcasting, RSS, etc.)
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service
  • Ability to work with and collaborate effectively with diverse staff, students, and faculty in an atmosphere of mutual respect
  • Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.


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