• Temple University
  • $84,380.00 -152,780.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Education - Excluding Post Secondary
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

Under the direction of the Head of Business, Social Sciences, and Education, the Business Librarian provides general reference and specialized research consultations for business students at all levels (undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral), staff, and faculty, in person and virtually, by appointment and upon request. Develops print, web-based and multimedia instructional materials. Counsels faculty in developing effective assignments and learning activities. Delivers library instruction to students in business-related disciplines and the general education curriculum. Collaborates closely with another Business Librarian, and serves as co-liaison to the Fox School of Business, School of Sports, Tourism & Hospitality Management (STHM), and to entrepreneurship offices across campus, such as Blackstone LaunchPad, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, and others. Shares responsibility for developing and managing electronic and print collections for business and hospitality-related subject areas. Engages the wider campus community through outreach and promotional activities related to innovation, entrepreneurship, and community economic development. Identifies centers of entrepreneurship and start-up activity in Temple colleges beyond Fox Business and STHM, and works with their library liaisons to support entrepreneurial initiatives across campus and local community partners. Participates in committee and collegial meetings, and events, which may occasionally occur in the evening or on weekends. The Business Librarian is expected to be professionally active and meet requirements for contract renewals, promotion, and regular appointment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

ALA accredited MLS. Experience providing responsive library research and instruction services to an ethnically and economically diverse patron population. Experience serving as a liaison to a business, hospitality, marketing, or related school, or providing business information in an academic, corporate, or public library.

Required Skills and Abilities:

* Current awareness of issues and trends in library public services for one or more of the following: business, entrepreneurship, hospitality, tourism, sports management, and economic development.
* Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.
* Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
* Ability to manage projects.


* Degree in business, economics, management, hospitality or related field.
* Experience with urban small business development.
* Experience with business data analytics and quantitative tools, such as SPSS, MatLab, R, or others.
* Experience working with campus and community partners (e.g. student services offices, local small businesses or non-profit organizations)
* Experience with Springshare systems.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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