The staff of Raugust Library at the University of Jamestown invites applicants to apply for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian.


Main Responsibilities:
  • Reference services to the faculty and students, both for on-campus and online classes
  • Collection development and management of print and electronic reference resources, including database selection
  • Collaborate with faculty in integrating information literacy into the curriculum
  • Offer course-related classroom instruction
  • Create and maintain course, subject, and general online research guides

  • Additional Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain Raugust Library’s online presence through social media platforms
  • Remain flexible in helping other staff members
  • Work collaboratively with other campus departments
  • Provide reports and statistics as requested
  • Assist with staff training as requested
  • Assist the librarian at the Fargo site as needed

  • Qualifications:
  • An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science and appropriate experience
  • Experience providing full range of general reference services.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment yet also to work independently
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills, able to interact effectively with faculty, staff and students
  • Initiative, flexibility, and a strong service orientation are essential
  • Good organizational skills
  • Experience working with LibGuides or other content resources
  • Working knowledge of a library discovery system, such as Aleph


This position is full-time, 40 hours per week and includes one evening (6:00 pm – 10:00 pm) during the week. The successful applicant will hold the rank of assistant professor in a non-tenure track position and report to the Director of Raugust Library.


Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three references to Jeri Kaiser, Office of the Provost, 6092 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, 58405, or submit the materials electronically to jkaiser@uj.edu.


Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian Church, the University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees as well as master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

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1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
99%
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1

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