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Reference Librarian - Business, University of Maine, Orono, ME

Statement of the Job:

Business Reference Librarian. Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, seeks business reference librarian, to provide reference patron service, with some evening and weekend hours; information literacy instruction; community outreach; web work; and collection development. Typical hiring range for this position is $42,500-$49,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.


ALA accredited MLS; working knowledge of business reference resources and general academic reference resources; reference patron service experience, including work with e-reference tools; experience with information literacy instruction; evidence of a commitment to service and research; evidence of working in teams; excellent oral and written communication skills.

Reference and collection development experience in an academic library;  business research experience; demonstrated experience with Web and tutorial authorship.

Other Information:
Materials must be submitted via the University of Maine website. You will need to create a profile and application; upload

1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references.  
You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: 07/22/2019
Tentative start date: Fall 2019