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The Library is Hiring!

posted by Donna Stewart on 2021-12-13T11:52:30-05:00 | Comments


Interested in working at an academic library in a beautiful urban campus setting? The Michael Schwartz Library is currently hiring for two full time staff positions: Health Professions Librarian and Library Patron Support and Resource Sharing Assistant.

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Job Summary

Supports students and faculty in the College of Health Professions, comprising nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, health sciences, public health, exercise sciences, community health, and social work. Provides library instruction, reference service and specialized research support. Develops and manages assigned collections. Provides outreach and partners with faculty to support teaching and research. Contributes to library decision making; serves on teams to carry out library goals as specified in assignments. Keeps up-to-date in librarianship and information technology, applying current information technologies in carrying out assigned responsibilities. Engages in scholarly, professional, and service activities. Interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong interpersonal skills.


Minimum Qualifications

ALA-accredited master’s degree (or master’s degree in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country).

Preferred Qualifications

Significant academic preparation/coursework in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, health sciences, public health, exercise sciences, community health, or social work, OR professional experience in one or more of those fields. Professional experience in a health sciences library or equivalent organization. Work experience in an academic library.

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Job Summary

Works collaboratively with the public services team to provide frontline services and assist patrons at the User Services desk in support of student learning and faculty teaching and research. Contributes to the daily operations of the library by delivering positive customer service in person, over the phone, and via email; performing all duties associated with the circulation of library materials; providing general information about the library or campus, and answering basic information queries; referring patrons to appropriate services, resources, or library staff. Supports research and academics by retrieving and processing materials for resource sharing services (interlibrary loan and OhioLINK). Performs related duties as assigned. Includes some evening and weekend shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent. Six months verifiable paid work experience in a customer service-oriented position.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a library processing materials, interacting with library patrons, and verifying library records and forms. Experience using integrated library systems and applications for circulation functions; experience using interlibrary loan system (Tipasa, ILLiad, OCLC Article Exchange, etc.).


Please submit resume, cover letter and online application at Visit the Library’s website or the University’s website to find out more about us and working at CSU.

Cleveland State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to nondiscrimination. Males, Females, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply for these positions.

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