Academic Librarian Cover Letter

Academic Librarian Cover Letter

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What to include in a Cover Letter
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Company Address
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Salutation
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Compelling Details
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Respectful Closing

How to Write the Academic Librarian Cover Letter

133 Greenholt Island
New Scottown, GA 15033-8400
Dear Jordan Little,

I am excited to be applying for the position of academic librarian. Please accept this letter and the attached resume as my interest in this position.

Previously, I was responsible for oversight for information literacy instruction sessions for general education classes having a significant library emphasis (e.g., LIBA 100).

Please consider my experience and qualifications for this position:

  • Professional post-MLIS experience in an academic library
  • Experience with Ex Libris Alma library management system
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry tools, standards, best practices, and initiatives related to the management of electronic & continuing resources, OpenURL, KBART, ERMI, SERU, COUNTER, and SUSHI
  • Experience leading assessment and improvement efforts
  • Strategic planning and policy development experience
  • Demonstrated experience managing social media, leading community outreach, and developing programming activities
  • Knowledge of current developments in information fluency, instructional design, digital initiatives, and assessment
  • Mastery of online searching and considerable knowledge of library products

Thank you for taking your time to review my application.

Sincerely,

Sutton Schamberger

Responsibilities for Academic Librarian Cover Letter

Academic librarian responsible for information literacy instruction: Assists in planning, conducting, and evaluating a program of orientation, instruction, and assessment for students, faculty and staff at Payson Library, congruent with ACRL Guidelines and other best practices regarding information literacy instruction.

M.L.S and J.D
MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution
Experience conducting literature searching in health-related fields
Evidence of competency in evidence-based practice and research for nursing and health sciences
Experience performing or teaching systematic reviews
Knowledge of federal funding mandate compliance needs
MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent
Experience with a library management system

Academic Librarian Examples

Example #1

Example of Academic Librarian Cover Letter

976 Lorrine Terrace
South Joey, WY 42809-1324
Dear Tatum Fadel,

I am excited to be applying for the position of academic librarian. Please accept this letter and the attached resume as my interest in this position.

Previously, I was responsible for leadership in planning, designing, maintaining, delivering, and assessing online learning materials, objects, and tools that enhance research and information literacy skills and promote active learning.

I reviewed the requirements of the job opening and I believe my candidacy is an excellent fit for this position. Some of the key requirements that I have extensive experience with include:

  • Competence in working with automation and web resources
  • Working knowledge of educational resources on the deep and open web
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn and advance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of library acquisitions processes such as fund management, ordering, receiving, invoicing and payments
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting principles (allocations, encumbrances, expenditures)
  • Post-MLIS professional experience in an academic library
  • Experience with management of acquisitions within an integrated library system or library services platform
  • Experience with Ex Libris Alma library services platform

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read my cover letter and to review my resume.

Sincerely,

Tyler Heller

Example #2

Example of Academic Librarian Cover Letter

840 Marcelo Ranch
Lake Dongfurt, GA 45920
Dear Shiloh Larson,

I am excited to be applying for the position of academic librarian. Please accept this letter and the attached resume as my interest in this position.

In my previous role, I was responsible for education and advising services designed to improve the financial literacy and economic literacy of SSER participants.

Please consider my qualifications and experience:

  • Knowledge of assessment and survey techniques preferred
  • Knowledge of collection development practices preferred
  • Experience working with Alma or similar integrated library systems, and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpolnt, Excel)
  • Experience serving in a higher education library environment
  • Prior experience developing and delivering information literacy-focused curriculum
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy practices
  • Subject background in music demonstrated through academic degrees, coursework, publications, or substantive experience
  • Experience teaching information literacy in performing arts curricula

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read my cover letter and to review my resume.

Sincerely,

Sam Becker

Example #3

Example of Academic Librarian Cover Letter

94832 Beier Extension
South Jeanestad, WY 74685-8665
Dear Stevie Schneider,

I submit this application to express my sincere interest in the academic librarian position.

Previously, I was responsible for course-integrated information literacy instruction for groups of students and faculty in business and other programs to be determined; provide instruction sessions for general education courses to be determined.

I reviewed the requirements of the job opening and I believe my candidacy is an excellent fit for this position. Some of the key requirements that I have extensive experience with include:

  • Experience with cooperative collection development within a consortium
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of library functions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NLM resources, including PubMed
  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication, project management, and problem-solving
  • Experience in developing classes and teaching workshops and/or seminars
  • Proficiency in software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Web-based applications for online education
  • Knowledge of data management resources and tools
  • Demonstrated experience in higher education (university or college) library setting

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Ryan Brekke

Example #4

Example of Academic Librarian Cover Letter

989 O'Keefe Pine
Merrillfurt, WI 34377
Dear Sam Haag,

I would like to submit my application for the academic librarian opening. Please accept this letter and the attached resume.

In the previous role, I was responsible for professional development opportunities for library colleagues in improving the design and delivery of curriculum-aligned, pedagogically sound, technology-appropriate information literacy learning experiences.

Please consider my qualifications and experience:

  • Experience with literature searching
  • Experience providing online education through Moodle, webinars, and/or tutorials
  • Strong service philosophy
  • Excellent skills in planning, prioritizing, and evaluation
  • Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and workflows as needed
  • Experience in law libraries preferred
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with legal materials and research methods preferred
  • Experience with marketing practices preferred

Thank you for considering me to become a member of your team.

Sincerely,

Parker Kunde

Example #5

Example of Academic Librarian Cover Letter

784 Mittie Burgs
Jazminland, KY 08049-9191
Dear Royal Gerlach,

I am excited to be applying for the position of academic librarian. Please accept this letter and the attached resume as my interest in this position.

In my previous role, I was responsible for services, consultations and training for best practices in tracking and communicating the impact of research, such as creating and maintaining researcher profilers and using impact metrics tools.

Please consider my experience and qualifications for this position:

  • Knowledge of ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education
  • Experience utilizing learning technologies or creative technologies in classrooms, labs or comparable environments
  • Willingness to take risks and adopt successful experimental approaches
  • A commitment to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion with respect for people of diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Flexibility and a high comfort level with change is a requirement for thriving in Berklee’s agile, highly entrepreneurial culture
  • Experience supporting the management and/or acquisition of electronic resources in an academic or research library
  • Strong understanding of information technology and/or library systems
  • Proficiency with technologies and standards used in acquisitions, assessment and e-resource management

Thank you for taking your time to review my application.

Sincerely,

Marion Bechtelar

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