Reference & Instruction Librarian for the Sciences – University of Dubuque, Iowa

The University of Dubuque is a growing faith based University that is seeking a Reference & Instruction Librarian for the Sciences in the Charles C. Myers Library. The University of Dubuque offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and a retirement match.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop a relevant collection for science and health sciences programs in collaboration with the teaching faculty, including graduate students in the PA program
  • Develop, teach, and assess the information literacy program for science and health care programs in collaboration with the teaching faculty in those disciplines and other librarians
  • Participate in developing, teaching, and assessing the information literacy program in the Core Curriculum
  • Provide reference assistance for students, faculty, staff, and others, including one evening per week
  • Participate in library strategic planning and relevant committees
  • Take part in the life of the University of Dubuque community through committee work and other academic and social opportunities
  • Participate in the profession of librarianship locally, statewide, and/or nationally
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the University’s mission
  • Master’s degree is required; MLIS or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in teaching
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in information literacy, educational technology, creative pedagogy, and higher education
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills, including troubleshooting technical problems
  • Able to manage change, work independently, and collaborate both within the library and UD community to provide excellent service in a dynamic environment
  • Preferred: Academic library experience, information literacy programs & reference work, and knowledge of a science or health science subject area

To apply with a growing faith based University for the Reference & Instruction Librarian for the Sciences position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed. AA/EEO