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Adjunct Agriculture and Life Sciences Librarian, University or New Hampshire Library (Durham, NH)

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) Library seeks a part-time adjunct Agriculture and Life Sciences Librarian to cover a leave for the spring semester of 2023. This position provides subject-specific information literacy instruction primarily to the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) community through both in-person and online formats and for other colleges as needed; may participate in other relevant research support and instruction activities including provision of individual research consultations and participation in chat reference service during assigned shifts; may participate in special projects.

The position is a semester-long adjunct faculty position reporting to the Dean of the University Library through the Library Faculty Chair.  This is a 50% time position (20 hours/week) with a pay rate of $25/hr.

Responsibilities:

Provide subject-specific information literacy instruction primarily to the COLSA community through both in-person and online formats 

Provide research support for the COLSA community including providing individual research consultations

Participate in chat reference service during assigned shifts

Contribute to special projects including development of online learning objects and collection evaluation initiatives

Demonstrate commitment to developing multicultural competence and contribute to a work environment that affirms its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. The main campus is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and eight miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 14,000 students, with a full- time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

Please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/53604 to apply

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·       ALA-accredited master's degree in library science (MLS) or international equivalent

·       Knowledge of reference resources and online databases

·       Ability to effectively engage students in the classroom

·       Understanding of the delivery of library services  

·       Ability to work both independently and with others

·       Demonstrated multicultural competence and contribution to a work environment that affirms its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion

Preferred:

·       Academic background in Life Sciences and/or Agriculture

·       Teaching experience or academic background in education

·       Ability to operate with a high level of initiative

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$25.00  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/53604 to apply

Posted

2023-01-23 |  Quick link to this job