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Reference/Instructional Services Librarian - Delta State University - Cleveland, MS


Delta State University is a public institution providing a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate curriculum to approximately 3,500 students representing all of the states and 50 different countries. Dozens of degree programs on the undergraduate level provide educational opportunities in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education and in the Robert E. Smith School of Nursing. Graduate programs on the master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral levels provide advanced training in a broad range of disciplines.
  • Staff the reference desk on a scheduled basis, including some evenings and weekend hours
  • Provide instructional services to academic classes and groups
  • Develop informational and instructional materials
  • Provide liaison service to academic departments, including collection development responsibilities
  • Maintain a high-quality reference collection

In addition, teach the online course Fundamentals of Information Literacy (LIB 101) in rotation with other librarians and other duties as assigned.

Environment: The successful candidate will join other team members who provide reference assistance and instructional services for university faculty, students, and community patrons, and who serve as liaisons to campus academic departments.


  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of print and electronic reference sources and service processes
  • Willingness and ability to provide creative outreach programs
  • Flexibility to take on new responsibilities in a changing environment


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please provide at least three professional references.
Additional Information:
Open Date: 07/12/2022
Close Date: 8/1/2022
Open Until Filled: No
To be considered for this position please visit our website and apply online at the following link: