Learning & Engagement Librarian

at University of Wyoming Libraries (view profile)
Location 1000 E University Ave., Laramie, Wyoming
Date Posted December 16, 2020
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
Apply Here https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=20003828&lang=en
Education Requirements ALA-accredited MLS, MLIS or equivalent
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $52000
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Pay Grade 67 - UWYO Pay Matrix: http://www.uwyo.edu/hr/_files/docs/classification-compensation/pay-matrix-fy2019.pdf

Description

JOB TITLE:
Assistant Librarian - Learning & Engagement Librarian
JOB PURPOSE:  
The University of Wyoming Libraries invites applications for a Learning & Engagement Librarian in the Education & Research Services division. The Learning & Engagement Librarian serves as the Libraries’ primary contact for information literacy instruction and outreach during the first-year experience and works collaboratively with other librarians and with teaching faculty to develop services and strategies to actively engage with students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Teach research and information literacy skills to undergraduate students in support of UW's general education curriculum
  • Participate in library instructional initiatives and research help services as a member of the Research & Instruction team
  • Lead library instruction, student engagement programs, and outreach activities for first-year college students
  • Develop learning resources such as research guides, instructional video, and online tutorials to support asynchronous learning.
  • Partner with university academic support units and disciplines in support of teaching and learning
  • Serve as a liaison to one or more departments or colleges
  • Provide support for adoption and development of Open Educational Resources
SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:  
As a member of the library faculty, the successful candidate is expected to pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service, and professional development. (https://www.uwyo.edu/regs-policies/_files/docs/regulations-2020/uw_reg_2-1_approved_10-14-20.pdf).
UW Libraries are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience working in a multicultural environment. Diversity resources for the University of Wyoming and the community of Laramie can be found at http://www.uwyo.edu/diversity/resources/. For more information on UW Libraries, please visit https://www.uwyo.edu/libraries/

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • ALA-accredited MLS, MLIS or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with librarians, faculty, and staff
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn new skills and concepts both independently and in team settings
   
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:   
  • Experience providing instruction, research consultation services, and/or workshops in an academic library
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  
REQUIRED MATERIALS:  

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references. Please ensure that any applicable documents related to this application are marked RELEVANT in the application process. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

This position will remain open until filled. Applications received by January 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.