[Eril-l] Position Opening: Bowdoin College Associate Librarian for Research, Instruction, and Outreach--Search Extended

jcampbe2 at bowdoin.edu jcampbe2 at bowdoin.edu
Thu Mar 8 09:23:35 PST 2018

We are continuing our search!   Bowdoin is an amazing place to work and Maine is a beautiful place to live!


Associate Librarian for Research, Instruction, and Outreach

The Bowdoin College Library seeks a creative and experienced leader for the position of Associate Librarian for Research, Instruction, and Outreach.  With responsibility for the overall administration and coordination of the Library's public-facing services, the Associate Librarian will articulate a vision and strategic direction for innovative services in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship; advance the Library's growing research and instruction program; and engage the campus community in the Library's events and activities.

The intellectual heart of the Bowdoin campus, the College Library is highly valued for its rich and extensive collections, outstanding staff, and vibrant spaces, including the main library building-which houses the
Media Commons and recently-opened Research Lab, focused on supporting student-librarian collaboration-
and three specialized branch libraries for music, art, and science.  Bowdoin College Library develops its collections cooperatively and strategically with the libraries of Bates and Colby colleges, with which it shares a combined catalog.  World-class special collections and a robust suite of ILL and document delivery services
further the Library's mission to support teaching, learning, and the College's active research environment.  A team of librarian liaisons provides specialized reference services, course-related instruction, and individualized consultations through an effective and expanding research and instruction program, and works collaboratively with faculty to support the development of new strategies for teaching, learning, and scholarship.

The Associate Librarian plays a critical role in the mission and work of the Library. The incumbent reports to the Director of the Library and, overseeing a team of 14 staff, including 8 direct reports (6 librarians, 1 administrative, and 1 support staff member), will provide leadership for the Library's research and instruction program; the Circulation, Reserves, and Interlibrary Loan departments; the Art, Music, and Science branch libraries; and the Media Commons.  The Associate Librarian will work closely with colleagues to broaden the Library's successful information literacy and instruction programs; ensure best practices in access services and develop partnerships to support resource sharing; oversee and expand the Library's scholarly communication, open access, and institutional repository programs; and build and sustain support services for new and
evolving pedagogical and research tools and methods, including multi-media technologies, digital scholarship,
and data management. The Librarian will strengthen partnerships with others on campus to support outreach and collaborative programming; provide expertise and leadership in team building, project management, and program and service assessment; and work with the Library Director to plan creatively for the use of library spaces.  As a member of the Library's senior leadership team, the Associate Librarian will participate actively in strategic planning and priority-setting and serve as a member of the Governing Board of the Colby, Bates, Bowdoin Libraries consortium (CBB).

More info:

Joan Campbell - Collections Librarian - Bowdoin College - 3000 College Station, Brunswick, Maine, 04011.  Ph: 207-725-3285.  Fax: 207-725-3083.   jcampbe2 at bowdoin.edu<mailto:jcampbe2 at bowdoin.edu>

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