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Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

Boston College Libraries seeks an Instruction Services Librarian.  This person will bring an innovative, energetic and collaborative approach to their work as well as knowledge and expertise in teaching information and digital literacy skills.
Reporting to the Head Librarian, Educational Initiatives and Research Services, this position is part of the Library Teaching and Learning Department. This person provides library instructional services in a robust program for First-Year Writing Seminar students and collaborates with faculty on library course objectives and student learning outcomes.

This person plans, coordinates and implements professional development opportunities for subject liaisons and teaching librarians, keeping abreast of current trends in pedagogy, learning theory, instructional theory, teaching technologies and
instructional design. This person works with all library instructors on teaching effectiveness and assessment and is committed to working collaboratively and providing a cohesive library instruction program that relies on meaningful assessment of the impact of library teaching on student learning. This person also participates in reference services and contributes to the development of online instructional content to facilitate access to library resources and instructional services.

The Boston College Libraries is an institution that anticipates and adapts to change, communicates and collaborates widely, and innovates regularly while maintaining a strong appreciation for the Boston College tradition. The successful candidate must
demonstrate evidence of a working style that combines initiative, collaboration, and leadership, and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $55,600 to $69,500; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


This position requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution; experience in/or advanced degree in Education is preferred.


Closing Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at