Reference and Instruction Librarian (Spanish language) @ Saint Leo University

Under the general supervision of the University Librarian, this faculty librarian will work in a collaborative environment to actively engage with target Spanish-speaking student populations, along with the general student population and faculty to understand and effectively respond to their information and research needs, working with the other reference and instruction librarians to foster and encourage a culture of learning and use of library resources, collections, and research services. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong service orientation coupled with an enthusiasm for well thought out creative approaches to teaching that will promote increased information literacy among students, supporting the mission of the library and the university. There is also a strong need for this position to speak, read, and write Spanish fluently.


This position is expected to work collaboratively with teaching faculty to develop subject-specific information literacy instruction using the ACRL Frames, create LibGuides to support instruction and curriculum, provide assistance with collection development, and conduct general outreach to students and faculty. The Reference and Instruction Librarian will also provide outstanding reference/research service; and be able to assist students with writing support from start to finish as needed, using common citation styles such as APA and MLA. The Reference and Instruction Librarian contributes their individual skills and experience as needed in order to support the library’s mission, values, and objectives, relying on teamwork and judgment in establishing priorities among changing and competing demands, while also focusing on special initiative and projects, such as AVENU.


Faculty librarians are expected to support the mission of the university through their work in the library; they are also expected to publish and present at conferences; and, give of their time and talent through service to the university, the larger community, and the profession.

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