Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons
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Employment at the Library

  • Thank you for your interest in employment at the LemieuxLibrary and McGoldrick Learning Commons.

    Student openings:

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    Faculty openings:

    Library Faculty Position Available:
    Director of Public Services and Coordinator of the Learning Commons Partnership

    Seattle University invites applications and nominations for an Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian to serve as the Director of Public Services and Coordinator of the Learning Commons Partnership for Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons. Position is available August 17, 2014, with start date negotiable. Salary is competitive, based on review of credentials and experience. Library faculty appointment will be at appropriate rank, based on experience and service.

    Responsibilities include: Provide leadership, strategic direction, management, and assessment for instructional, research, information, and circulation services; supervise, manage, evaluate, and mentor library faculty, exempt, and non-exempt support staff; participate in library and university service and governance; coordinate cooperative activities of the Learning Commons Partnership; assist in the implementation of a shared, consortial library system; serve as Liaison Librarian to academic program(s); participate in planning for the next transformation of library organization, programs, and facility.

    Requirements: Graduate degree from an ALA accredited program; four years of full-time, substantial, and successful performance in academic libraries in pertinent positions of increasing responsibility; successful experience supervising or managing support staff or librarians; demonstrated success analyzing, leading, or implementing significant organizational change; wide-ranging knowledge of evolving public services in academic libraries; evidence of, and continuing commitment to, professional growth through scholarly activity and service.

    Consult the library's website for full job description

    Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2014" ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

    In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

    Applicants should submit materials to https://jobs.seattleu.edu including (1) cover letter describing interest and fit; (2) comprehensive curriculum vitae; (3) contact information for six pertinent references who may be asked to evaluate applicant’s experience or potential; (4) written statement reflecting on the mission of Seattle University and how the applicant shares and expresses aspects of the mission through effective performance in this position. Additional submissions may be required of candidates who advance through the process. Application review will begin May 7, 2014. Open until filled.


    Position: Adjunct Librarian for Research Services and Library Instruction

    Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons
    Seattle University

    Seattle University invites applications for a temporary Adjunct Librarian in the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons to begin May 12, 2014 through August 15, 2014, with possibility for extension or renewal. Responsibilities include teaching library sessions on using library resources (especially English 110) and collaborating with faculty to integrate information literacy into courses and programs. As a member of the Research Services team, the Adjunct Librarian will also be scheduled to assist students and faculty using an “on-call” Research Services model as well as provide research consultations, participate in our chat services, assist with collection assessment, develop LibGuides and assist with other related public services. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of reference sources, print and electronic, and will have an enthusiasm for working with the university community.

    Requirements: Master’s degree in library/information science and reference experience in an academic library and evidence of teaching excellence.

    Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2014” ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

    In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

    Applicants should submit materials to https://jobs.seattleu.edu including (1) cover letter describing interest and fit; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) contact information for three references (letters will be solicited upon submission of application). Application review begins immediately. Open until filled.

    For additional information contact Karen Gilles or Judy Solberg.