Cabrini University — Reference, Archives, Electronic Theses Dissertation (ETD) Librarian


  • MLS from an ALA accredited institution.
  • 2-3 years professional library experience in an academic setting.
  • Teaching in person and online
  • Archives experience
  • Supervisory experience

Library Director is responsible for all functions of reference service, archives, and electronic theses and dissertations collection with a high degree of autonomy.


  • Provides reference and research assistance service in person, by chat, email, and phone.
  • Teaches information literacy sessions and topical workshops in person and online.
  • Prepares, maintains, and updates information literacy materials.
  • Determines best practices for ETD submission and approval, develops and documents procedures, and coordinates workflows.
  • Provides in person, face to face, online, and workshop-based instruction for graduate authors regarding citation management and copyright (fair use, licensing, etc.).
  • Collects and organizes necessary files for ETD processing and ensures adherence to author-determined embargoes.
  • Checks and approves all ETD submissions, corresponding with submitters as necessary to ensure completeness and correctness.
  • Assesses the archival value of materials.
  • Processes archival materials to include sorting, boxing, labeling, inventorying and describing materials.
  • Updates archives finding aid, markets & publicizes collection.
  • Assists with grant writing.
  • Maintains professional currency in archives and repository management.
  • Participates in assessment activities.
  • Participates in collection development and weeding, departmental liaison activities, and copyright compliance.
  • Assists with faculty reserves and maintains an understanding of copyright, the principles of fair use, and intellectual property in regard to reserves.
  • Supervises student assistants at undergraduate and graduate level
  • Participates in professional organizations as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Knowledge of library operating procedures and comprehension of the educational process.
  • Knowledge of archives operating procedures.
  • Familiarity with advanced researchers using primary and/or archival sources.
  • Working knowledge of rights management and academic publishing practices.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Ability to employ professional skills and imagination in creating and implementing assignments.
  • Ability to work effectively and flexibly in group settings of varied composition.


  • Thirty-five hours per week including regularly scheduled evening and weekend shifts.
  • Physical strength and mobility appropriate to retrieve and shelve materials as high as 84”, and to handle materials and equipment to a maximum of 30 pounds
  • Ability to use telephone, computer work stations and various other office equipment such as photocopiers, computer printers, barcode scanners, etc.

Cabrini University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the University’s core values:

RESPECT calls for care and compassion in regard to diversity, our environment, social justice and civility in resolving conflict:

VISION calls for a spiritually-based outlook when seeking solutions, courage, a pro¬ active stewardship of all present and future resources.

COMMUNITY calls for common mission, ethical responsibility, a sense of belonging, dialogue in decision making, enthusiasm for enterprise, participation in celebration of our values and traditions.

DEDICATION TO EXCELLENCE calls for positive attitude, commitment to lifelong learning, personal and professional growth, pride in accomplishment, fulfillment of common goals.

Cabrini University is a Roman Catholic institution dedicated to academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice. The University welcomes learners of all faiths, cultures, and backgrounds and prepares them to become engaged citizens of the world. Recognizing that diversity of all kinds is a vital aspect of the higher education learning process, Cabrini University is committed to building a more diverse faculty and staff community that reflects our student body and enhances the value of our student’s education.

Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.