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General Information

James Madison University (JMU) Libraries and Educational Technologies (LET) 
invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Psychology Librarian. This 
position will work in the Research and Education Services department and will 
join the liaison team serving JMU's College of Health and Behavioral Studies.
LET is established as a campus leader in information literacy instruction, 
research support, curricular and special collections and educational technology 
integration. This position joins an organization that is dedicated to building 
on these strengths while supporting a collaborative and innovative culture. 
Liaison librarians at JMU work together in a team-oriented structure to serve 
their communities. Teams evaluate collections, collaborate on instruction and 
deliver research, teaching and learning support.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Tenure-track faculty positions have 
excellent benefits including 24 days of vacation and a choice of retirement 
plans. Review of applications will begin on September 4, 2017 and will continue 
until the position is filled. References will be requested at the interview 
JMU Libraries endorses the ACRL Standards for Faculty Status for Academic 
Libraries. Faculty status requires potential to meet standards for tenure and 
LET is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, 
through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and 
excellence of the academic community. LET's goal is for our employees to 
contribute to the rich mix of backgrounds, life experiences, cultures, 
perspectives and world views that is found within our university community.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Support research and information literacy by serving as a subject-specialist 
liaison to faculty, students, staff and academic departments.
- Provide a broad range of liaison services including outreach, information 
literacy instruction, scholarly communication support and holistic collection 
- Provide information services and facilitate connections across campus that 
promote student success and support faculty research, including general and 
specialized reference services, consultation services and innovative 
information delivery services.
- Contribute to the publication and presentation of relevant research at the 
national, state, university or departmental level.
- Demonstrate leadership and professional contributions in relevant service 
activities at the national, state, university or departmental level.


Required Qualifications:
- A master's degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA 
accredited institution, or international equivalent.
- Demonstrated commitment to support and contribute to a diverse, equitable and 
inclusive environment.
- Effective communication and collaboration skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Undergraduate or graduate degree in a health science, behavioral science, or 
social science discipline.
- Demonstrated knowledge of trends in health, behavioral, or social science 
- Teaching experience or familiarity with instruction planning, including 
online tutorials and library research guides.
- Familiarity with collections practice and methods.
- An understanding of open access publishing and research data management.

Criminal Background Check

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal 
background check.

EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating 
and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is 
free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate 
discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender 
identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political 
affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, 
constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational 
components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The 
university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications 
support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.
Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for 
Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or 
applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or<>. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource 
Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy 
to assist you.

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