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Teaching and Learning Librarian, Clark University (Worcester)

Reporting to the Head of Instruction, Research, and Access, the Teaching and Learning Librarian has responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the library's instruction programs for undergraduate and graduate students, and serves as the primary instruction librarian for Goddard Library. The incumbent will support development of goals for library instruction and outcomes assessment, lead projects to develop and iterate online library tutorials, and coordinate new student orientation programming for the library. They will collaborate with faculty across disciplines to support information literacy instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. They will maintain up to date knowledge of effective and innovative instructional methods, and collaboration with faculty and staff to support the educational mission of the university.

- Coordinates all aspects of library instruction for Goddard Library.

- Collaborates with the Head of Instruction, Research, and Access to determine and implement information and digital literacies learning outcomes and assessment methods.

- Coordinates and serves as a mentor to other librarians who participate in the library's instruction programs.

- Uses appropriate technology and tools to iterate or create innovative online synchronous and asynchronous library instruction opportunities appropriate for the Clark community

- Gathers and analyzes data related to library instruction, completes annual reporting, and evaluates instruction based on data and feedback from Clark students and faculty.

- Participates in research services delivery online and in person for Clark students and faculty and other members of the broader community.

- Participates in library committees as appropriate. 

- Contributes to library and campus-wide projects, as appropriate.

- Supports projects completed by the Instruction, Research, and Access department and contributes to departmental and library-wide goals

- Contributes to the profession through voluntary service, publication, presentation, and/or membership in professional organizations.   

- Maintains up-to-date professional knowledge and skills in areas related to primary job assignment as well as maintaining general knowledge of current trends in higher education, academic libraries, and information and educational technology. 

Qualifications

- ALA-accredited master's degree in library and information science or its international equivalent, or master's degree in a relevant field
- Two years of experience working in an academic library
- High level of attention to detail
- Outstanding communications skills and the ability to engage with a diverse range of faculty, students, and other library users.
- Understanding of standards, frameworks, and learning theories related to library literacies and information literacies
- Demonstrated proficiency with personal computing software, web technologies, office applications, and productivity tools
- Flexibility and curiosity in exploring new technologies and trends as they relate to academic libraries
- Enthusiasm for learning new skills and keeping up with trends in academic libraries

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary Range

$55,000.00 - $62,000.00  / year

Closing Date

How to Apply

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online by navigating to the job listing at: https://clarku.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=167743. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

- Resume
- Cover letter

Posted

2024-01-19 |  Quick link to this job