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Reference and Instruction Librarian - William Jessup University - CA

The Reference and Instruction Librarian is a key member the library leadership team. This position is responsible to provide instructional and research assistance to the faculty, students, and staff of William Jessup University. This is a full-time Administrative Faculty position expected to contribute to the academic life and culture of the library and university.


  • Oversee all library research and instruction activities
  • Provide successful library instruction in a university setting to students and faculty having a wide
  • range of skills and goals
  • Deliver in-person and online reference assistance
  • Maintain and enhance LibGuides content pertaining to areas of responsibility
  • Act as a library liaison to all graduate programs
  • Continue the development, implementation, and assessment of information literacy efforts
  • Collaborate with librarians, academic support professionals, faculty, and staff across campus to develop user-centered library services
  • Complete an annual unit review of operational and educational effectiveness
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean


  • MLS or equivalent from an American Library Association accredited institution
  • Preferred qualifications include a second graduate degree in a discipline related to WJU graduate programs (education, teaching, business, leadership, or psychology)
  • Experience providing information literacy instruction
  • Experience with assessment of information literacy in a college or university setting
  • Sound Christian testimony with the ability to integrate faith and learning
  • Subscribe to the statement of faith for William Jessup University
  • Subscribe to the community covenant for William Jessup University

Qualified candidates may apply by sending a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, completed WJU Employment Application, a signed WJU Statement of Faith, a list of three references, a statement about the integration of faith and learning that demonstrates your beliefs, and a copy of your unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon employment).

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