Information Literacy Librarian, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

The Colgate University Libraries seek a highly productive, innovative and user-oriented Information Literacy Librarian to advance the Libraries’ educational mission by providing leadership in the design, implementation and promotion of the Libraries’ information literacy curriculum. Reporting to the Head of User Services, and working closely with colleagues in the Research and Instruction Department, the successful candidate will coordinate a team of instruction librarians to achieve a multi-faceted instruction program as well as actively participate in research assistance and classroom instruction. The Information Literacy Librarian is directly responsible for the foundational portion of the information literacy curriculum, which focuses upon first and second year students and supporting their transition between high school and college. Another area of special attention includes the Major-Specific portion of the information literacy curriculum, which will be developed in cooperation with the university’s academic departments and programs.

Additional information about Colgate University and the Colgate Libraries is available at http://exlibris.colgate.edu/joinus.html

Application instructions can be found at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5535. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three references. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates are encouraged to describe their approach to teaching in a diverse environment. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview.

Review of applications will begin on June 26, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/AA employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the university’s educational mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at http://www.upstatenyherc.org

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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