The successful candidate will serve as subject specialist and liaison to the Quinlan School of Business and the School of Communication. Subject Specialist librarians are responsible for collection development, specialized reference services, instruction, and outreach to faculty and students in assigned subject areas. The successful candidate will participate in the service activities of the department, including bibliographic instruction, virtual reference, reference desk service and research consultation. Some evening and weekend hours will be required. Library faculty serve on one or more library and/or University committees and are encouraged to participate in professional development opportunities.
Loyola University Chicago invites applications from enthusiastic, self-motivated entry-level librarians with a strong public services commitment to join our team of reference/subject specialists. Librarians at Loyola University Chicago have non-tenured faculty status, but participate in a system of rank and promotion for the library faculty.
This position reports to the Head of Reference Services and is based at Loyola's Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park, but some responsibilities may require travel to Loyola's Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago.
Loyola University Chicago seeks an experienced archivist to direct the operations of its Women and Leadership Archives. The Women and Leadership Archives (WLA) includes the records of Mundelein College, the last four-year women's college in Illinois before its affiliation with Loyola University Chicago, in addition to the records of women's organizations and the papers of women who have been leaders in their respective fields or communities. Collection strengths include women in religion, politics, education, the sciences and the arts, along with community builders.
The Director/Archivist reports to the Dean of Libraries and is responsible for all aspects of archival administration including planning and policy development, budget management, appraisal and acquisition, arrangement and description, preservation, reference and access, outreach, donor and alumnae relations, departmental technologies, social media, exhibits, and training and supervision of graduate assistants and interns. This director participates actively and collaboratively in programming for Loyola University Chicago's Gannon Center for Women and Leadership and other programs supporting scholarship, education, and networking both on and off campus. The Director represents the WLA at departmental meetings and various library committees.