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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Temporary Science Research and Instruction Librarian

The University of St. Thomas seeks a Reference Librarian I to support the educational and research missions of the University by providing research and instruction support in and out of the classroom.    

Provide reference services to students, faculty, staff and community members in person and via e-mail, phone, and chat. Develop, prepare, and teach individual or small group sessions and workshops about assigned subject areas and research seeking tools. Teach students good research skills while assisting them to find materials.  Assist faculty in locating materials or information that support research and teaching.

This position is a 12 week temporary assignment beginning in the end of October 2016. This position is not benefit eligible. 


Minimum qualifications: Master's degree in Library Science (MLS or accredited equivalent); and 1 year of relevant academic library experience including library instruction.


Preferred qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of physical science and public health resources and research methods, including familiarity with MeSH, PubMed, Science Direct and other science-related databases. Strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a user-focused commitment; maintain effective relationships with diverse constituencies of university and a wide variety of learners. 


Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.  The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.


In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.


The University of St. Thomas (UST), Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website.  If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at UST”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information. 


UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Special Instructions to Candidates:

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume to their profile and copy/paste a cover letter into the application at