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Job Classification Description: Liaison Librarian

The Liaison Librarian communicates, supports, and educates faculty and students at VTSU and CCV in their assigned liaison departments or programs by offering reference, instructional resources, and other services to support teaching, research, course activities, and assignments.
• Provide faculty outreach related to instructional materials and manage information literacy and consultations online including the learning management system.
• Be the on-campus liaison librarian for a specific location at VTSU or CCV.
• Facilitate and maintain communication between the libraries and assigned programs and departments.
• Work with faculty in assigned areas on integrating open access resources and open educational resources into their coursework.
• Work with liaison team members to ensure equitable service among all programs and departments in the designated team.
• Work with VSCS Assistant Library Director to develop policies and procedures for virtual reference and instructional services.
• Provide reference service and research support to all students and faculty via live chat, email, virtual, and in-person office hours.
• Develop and teach general library workshops and subject-specific workshops as well as pre-recorded workshops and video tutorials.
• Maintain LibGuides content management system (CMS) for online research guides in addition to other Springshare products.
• Promote library information and news via cross-campus communications and the library’s social media platforms.
• Meet with the assigned program or department faculty to discuss collection development, library resources, and services.
• Review collection statistics with the library director to manage and maintain diverse and inclusive collections.
• Work with the library director to help adjust collection development as necessary in response to new and deleted curricular, program, and research needs.
• Collaborate within the liaison area to recommend materials for a wider and/or interdisciplinary audience.
• Serve on system-wide library committees.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Direct supervision received from the VSCS Assistant Library Director.

Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program or equivalent degree plus three or more years of experience providing reference service, information literacy instruction, and research support in a higher education setting, or related college library experience.
• Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and creativity.
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills.
• Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects, and be flexible in a changing and fast paced environment.
• Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the College and the VSCS.
• Experience with Learning Management Systems, particularly Canvas.
• Experience with using SpringShare Products and information literacy tools.
• Demonstrated understanding of relevant scholarly communication issues (e.g., intellectual property rights and Fair Use).

Location: Home campus is Johnson with visits to the Lyndon campus twice a week. Campus-based.

This general outline illustrates the type of work which characterizes the job classification. It is not all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of the individual positions assigned to the classification. Other duties as assigned are anticipated and expected.

Vermont State University is a part of the Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS). VSCS values individual differences that can be engaged in the service of learning. Diverse experiences from people of varied backgrounds inform and enrich our community. VSCS strongly encourages applications from historically marginalized and underrepresented populations. VSCS is an equal opportunity employer, in compliance with ADA requirements, and will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact our HR office for assistance with accommodations at humanresources@vermontstate.edu.

NOTE: This job is subject to a fingerprint-supported criminal background check. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of this check
Johnson VT USA