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Reference & Instruction Librarian – Montreat College – Montreat, NC

Job Summary

The Reference-Instruction Librarian develops and implements the library’s instruction program, provides reference and outreach assistance, and assists with managing the library’s student workers staffing and scheduling. This is a full-time, twelve-month position with faculty status and rank.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, devises, and implements the library’s instruction program for Montreat College.
  • Teaches course-specific information literacy skills and research strategies to students both in-person and through asynchronous means including email, chat, and recorded video.
  • Plans, creates, and manages instructional web-based content, including videos, tutorials, and online research guides.
  • Develops and implements a program to assess the library instruction program, prepares reports, and recommends adaptations based on the outcome of these assessments.
  • Serves on committees, attends faculty meetings, and performs other responsibilities as a faculty member.
  • Assists in managing student workers, including assisting with recruitment, selection, training, scheduling, and oversight, and service desk operations.
  • Assists with opening and closing procedures.
  • Assists with the Interlibrary Loan program in partnership with the Circulation Desk Assistant.

Educational/Experiential Requirements

  • Masters in Library and Information Science.
  • Affirm the Mission, Vision, Statement of Faith and Community Life Covenant of Montreat College, found at
  • Demonstrate support for Christian liberal arts education and exhibit the ability to integrate faith in daily work.
  • Deliver excellent teaching with a high level of pedagogical acumen, including developing instructional curricula in line with professional best practices.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, collegial team-based setting and to also operate as an independent, self-directed professional able to establish goals and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn the OCLC WMS integrated library system.
  • 2024 MLIS graduates are encouraged to apply – Expected start date: 8/1/2024.

Job Application Instructions

Please click this link to send the required application materials to John Doncevic, Director of the L. Nelson Bell Library. (