Job Summary/Basic Functions
The Libraries at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) [library.unco.edu] seeks a creative, enthusiastic individual for the position of Instructional Services Librarian and Assistant Professor of University Libraries, position number F99925. This is a contract-renewable position that reports to the Head of Instructional Services.
The Instructional Services Department is committed to facilitating dynamic, learner-centered experiences for all students as part of its innovative approach to curriculum design. The successful candidate is responsible for teaching face-to-face and online as part of a well-established, robust credit-bearing information literacy program. Instructional Services librarians develop and deliver one-time, course-integrated instruction sessions to undergraduate students using innovative, active-learning techniques. The individual in this position will engage students by creating web guides, tutorials, and digital learning objects. The successful candidate will participate in assessment to support the continuous improvement of the instructional program and demonstrate the Libraries' impact on student learning to stakeholders. The individual will also contribute to various outreach activities to cultivate campus and community partnerships. This position offers opportunities for innovation and professional growth in areas that may include curriculum development, special programming, liaison activities, collection development, and classroom assessment. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively, work collaboratively with the instruction team and other departments, and prioritize work assignments within a vibrant and stimulating environment.
Additional information about the Instructional Services Department can be found at: http://library.unco.edu/instruct/index.htm.
* Earned master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or program by start date.
* Experience teaching in an academic library or higher education setting.
* Familiarity with information literacy theory, practice, or assessment.
* Experience teaching credit-bearing courses.
* Experience developing credit-bearing information literacy courses or online modules.
* Experience implementing or facilitating outreach activities to stakeholders.
* Experience with creating digital learning objects or tutorials
Search Committee Chair: Kendra Spahr
Search Committee Chair Phone/Extension: 970-351-1533
Salary and Benefits
Minimum salary is $48,000. Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must complete an online application form and attach a letter of application, highlighting suitability for the position, and curriculum vitae, including names of three references with their mail and email addresses and telephone numbers.
For questions contact Joan Lamborn, Associate Dean, University Libraries, 970-351-2601, email@example.com.
Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.
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