Reference & Instruction Librarian, Flaxman Library | School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Posted on Nov 29, 2017

The John M. Flaxman Library of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) seeks a Reference & Instruction Librarian who will be an advocate for student learning, playing an active role in the design, delivery, and evaluation of front-line library services to the campus. Participates in and promotes library programs, including collaborations with staff and faculty throughout the organization.

Duties include: user-centered reference and research services; information literacy instruction; workshops, tutorials; creative uses of technology to enrich the learning environment; and supporting library visitors in the use of digital, print and media resources. Other duties as assigned, including some access services.


  • Commitment to the educational mission of SAIC
  • MLIS or similar degree
  • Background in the arts or humanities
  • Experience working in a library or similar institution
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of current issues, practices, and assessment measures for reference and instruction
  • Proficiency using discovery/delivery systems; social media; standard integrated library systems; standard office software and networks
  • Effective working within a team or independently
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends


Salary commensurate with experience; excellent benefits


School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60603-6105
United States

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The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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