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Instruction and Outreach Librarian

INSTRUCTION AND OUTREACH LIBRARIAN                           

Department:            Library                        

Employment Detail:  Tenure Track, Fiscal Year, Full-Time

Complete Applications received by July 6, 2018 will be guaranteed full review and consideration.  Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

For full consideration application materials must be complete.  

Complete Applications must include: 

  • Please include a cover letter addressing qualifications,
  • a resume and
  • contact information for 3 professional references. 

 

DUTIES:

Develop, coordinate, promote and provide library instruction services; collaborate with individuals and groups to integrate information literacy into the curriculum; provide outreach to campus and public communities; work with Public Services and other librarians to improve reference services; serve as liaison to academic departments in the School of Mines and Engineering; work specified hours providing service at the library’s information desk including evenings and weekends; create an environment of understanding and respect with all library personnel; maintain and document a program of the practice of librarianship, publication and service for this full time tenure-track position; and fulfill other duties as assigned.   Newly degreed librarians are welcome and encouraged to apply.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • American Library Association-accredited master’s degree 
  • Demonstrated experience teaching or training
  • Ability to learn and teach new technologies and implement them in library instruction
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals and groups
  • Commitment and demonstrated ability to cooperate in a team environment and maintain effective and respectful working relationships with all library personnel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong service orientation
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Familiarity with best practices in teaching information literacy and critical thinking
  • Strong knowledge of library related technology including various hardware, software, integrated library systems, databases, and social media

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong knowledge of teaching online e.g. Moodle, Blackboard, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of promoting or marketing library resources and services
  • Knowledge of STEM education
  • Experience creating library subject guides

 

For full consideration application materials must be complete.  Please include a cover letter addressing qualifications, a resume and contact information for 3 professional references. 

 

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