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Research & Instruction Librarian
Summary
Title:Research & Instruction Librarian
ID:LIB 108
Position Status:Full-Time Faculty
Department:Library
Job Type:Salary
Campaign Start Date:05/08/2017
Location:Gainesville,GA (Main Campus)
Job Category:N/A
Description

Position Summary:

Are you an innovative, leading edge, change-oriented librarian integrated into the life of the student body? Our search is extended for an undergraduate instruction librarian with 1-3 years of experience. This position is ideal for a part time instruction librarian with a little experience who wants a full time position or a full time librarian seeking change. Must demonstrate effective engagement, an understanding of learning preferences, excellence, and collegiality.  Make a difference in our students' academic lives. MLIS or MLS required.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Flexibility and initiative required to work in a dynamic small library with a strong student-centric service orientation
  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
  • Experience with creative design and delivery of course-integrated instruction
  • Experience in developing effective delivery technologies including LibGuides and LibAnswers or similar tools
  • Team player able to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and library team members
  • Initiative in promoting the Library 's instruction program
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and oral
  • Dependable and collegial

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include teaching on the Gainesville, Atlanta , and Norcross campuses and a commitment to online delivery
  • Teach sessions ranging in complexity from one-shots to one credit courses
  • Deliver customized , course-specific instruction to students in all colleges
  • Participate in library curriculum development
  • Create new content for the Library's LibGuides and other web based discovery tools
  • Provide reference support in both on ground and online venues
  • Participate in library assessment and accreditation activities
  • Serve the university community
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

 

Instructional Competencies:

  • Demonstrate excellence in a variety of teaching and learning strategies to enhance student achievement.
  • Exhibit expertise in information literacy
  • Foster critical thinking and analysis
  • Deliver constructive feedback to student learners
  • Engage with traditional or non-traditional learners
  • Provide data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement

 

Work Hours:

40 hours per week, generally four week days and Saturday. Classes may be taught days and evenings Monday - Thursday and days Friday - Saturday. Flexibility to accommodate instructional schedule is required. Hours may be extended to meet the needs of the department.

 

Special Requirements:

This position requires that the employee hold and continue to maintain a clean criminal history background.

 

Physical Demands and Aptitudes:

Some lifting and or carrying of heavy objects may be required. This position requires repetitive usage of arms, legs, eyes to include standing to a significant degree.

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