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[CLOSED] Research Librarian for the Social and Health Sciences (RLSHS), Sacred Heart University Library, Fairfield, CT


The Sacred Heart University Library seeks a creative, knowledgeable, and user-oriented Research Librarian for the Social and Health Sciences (RLSHS). Working with other librarians and reporting to the Director of the Center for Health Education Library, this librarian will provide innovative reference, instruction, and collection development services for programs in the Colleges of Health Professions and Nursing as well as for selected social science programs in the College of Arts & Sciences. The RLSHS will actively engage with faculty, students, and staff to support effective teaching and learning.  This librarian will produce and revise library research guides and tutorials and will work with university instructional designers to construct online learning modules. The position will require a highly organized and flexible individual with a sound understanding of instruction and research methods, and a strong commitment to collaboration and innovation. 

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply. SHU Library is committed supporting diversity, inclusion and equity in teaching, learning, and working environments.  This position is particularly well-suited to a new or early-career professional.  An ALA-accredited MLIS is required, and a second master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred.

How to Apply:

To apply, please see the Sacred Heart University employment site to initiate the process.  Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.