Job Duties: Participate in a dynamic instruction program that emphasizes the integration of digital and print resources, promotes inquiry, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, develops autonomous learners, and facilitates life-long learning. Collaborate with the Instructional Services (IS) Team and departmental faculty in designing, implementing, and assessing multifaceted instructional services, including: curricular-based instruction, drop-in workshops and seminars, interactive Web-based tutorials, library orientation tours, on-the-road presentations, community outreach activities, and individualized research assistance; share responsibility for scheduling functions and activities conducted by the IS Team, and participate as a member of the Reference Services Team.
Position reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Instructional Services and functions as part of the Instructional Services Team. Work hours are typically 9-5, with evening and weekend hours required periodically.
- ALA-accredited MLS
- Academic teacher preparation or equivalent combination of training/experience
- Demonstrated knowledge and skills in assessment, instructional design, learning theories, instructional principles & practice
- 1 – 2 years academic reference or instructional experience
- Working knowledge of print & electronic reference sources
- Experience in creating web pages, databases, or in using mark-up languages such as HTML; proficiency with Windows and Internet applications
- Commitment to principles of collegiality, teamwork and collaboration, user-centered service, and information literacy
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
POSITION ANTICIPATED START DATE: June 18, 2012
Questions can be addressed to Sarah Burns Feyl, Assistant University Librarian for Instructional Services, firstname.lastname@example.org