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Information Literacy Librarian, Western New England University (Springfield)

D’Amour Library of Western New England University seeks applications for an energetic, innovative, and service-oriented Information Literacy Librarian. Working closely with the Head of Information Literacy and Instruction Services and the Health Sciences Librarian, the successful candidate will provide course-integrated instruction for undergraduate and graduate students in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, and Engineering utilizing innovative teaching methods and technologies within a vibrant Information Literacy Program. Duties will also include development of instructional materials, maintenance and evolution of the Library’s digital learning technologies including Springshare products (LibGuides, LibWizard), assessment, and promotion of information literacy initiatives to campus constituents. The Information Literacy Librarian will provide research assistance as a member of the reference services team, including weekend rotation and one evening per week (one semester per year).

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2021.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

To apply to this position please visit http://employment.wne.edu.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Master's degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited program and demonstrated teaching ability are required. Knowledge of and experience with teaching and learning strategies utilizing the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education are essential. Demonstrated ability to create library instruction materials such as handouts, research guides, and tutorials to support face-to-face, hybrid, and online instruction is strongly preferred. Experience using teaching and learning technologies to enhance student learning is desired. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong public service orientation, creativity in program development and service delivery, and an ability to work collaboratively and collegially with faculty and the campus community as well as independently. At least 1 year of experience in instruction at an academic library is strongly preferred. A broad knowledge of undergraduate disciplines is desired.  

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

None given

Closing Date

How to Apply

http://employment.wne.edu

Posted

2021-07-01 |  Quick link to this job