Research Librarian

Harvard University Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 6 days ago

Basic Qualifications

  • MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program, Masters in higher education, Masters in Instructional Technology or Masters in Learning Design required.

  • 2 or more years of experience required providing research assistance in an academic library

  • Experience conducting instruction for undergraduate and/or graduate students

Additional Information

Position will remain open until filled, however applications will be reviewed beginning Friday, October 12th.


  • Work requires daily use of computer keyboard, mouse and monitor


  • Work is performed in a variety of university settings, including classrooms, student residential settings and department offices

Diversity and Inclusion at the Harvard Library

At the Harvard Library, our work is enriched by our diverse campus community. Our unique and wide-ranging abilities, experiences, and perspectives are integral to achieving Harvard University's mission of excellence in research, teaching, and learning for our patrons, our collections, and our workplace. We believe that an inclusive environment that cultivates and promotes understanding, respect, and collaboration across our diverse workforce enables our success.

We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to apply to be a part of our community of over 700 staff members. Our work with faculty, students and researchers to explore answers to intellectual questions, enduring and new, and to seek solutions to the world's most consequential problems, requires that we not only reflect, but also champion our diverse society.

A global leader, the Harvard Library is a pre-eminent research library that acquires, disseminates, and preserves knowledge. Harvard's Library holdings range from traditional print collections to rapidly expanding inventories of digital resources. It is the work of the Harvard Library to provide the University's faculty, students, and researchersnow and in the futurewith comprehensive access over time to all of these materials.

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Research Librarian

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