Mississippi Valley State University

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February 11, 2015

Reference Collection Development Librarian






J. H. White Library  



Reference Collection Development Librarian      




Full Time (12-Months)



Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available: 


Job Description: 


Exercise leadership related to the acquisition and licensing of electronic resources; provide leadership and participate in collection development; provide general reference and research services; collaborate with other library departments regarding activities essential to public services; serve on university and library committees  as appointed; participate in the bibliographic instruction program; promote library services through creative brochures and flyers; work collaboratively with peers, faculty and students to provide quality services; participate in professional development activities  


Qualifications Desired :

ALA-accredited Master of Library Information Science (MLIS) degree and experience in reference services is required; demonstrated ability to establish goals, set reasonable periods for accomplishing tasks, and effectively meet deadlines; must possess excellent communication skills both oral and written; knowledge of electronic databases, and information literacy; prior work experience in higher education; a second Master’s degree in addition to MLIS is also desirable


Application Deadline: 

Open Until Filled


Application Procedure: 

Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:


Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941