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Research & Instruction Librarian

Posted by: Linda Kern

Posted date: 2017-May-10

Location: Trustee Library, Brenau University

Position Summary:

The Trustee Library seeks a librarian committed to making a difference in our students' academic lives. The right team member may be a new or an experienced librarian, and may be a generalist or a specialist, but will demonstrate effective engagement with students, an understanding of students' learning preferences, excellence in instruction librarianship, and collegiality among the faculty. Brenau University librarians hold faculty rank; this 12 month non-tenured position will be an assistant/associate professor depending on experience. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The start date for this position is August 15, 2017.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching on the Gainesville, Atlanta , and Norcross campuses and a commitment to online delivery
Teach sessions ranging in complexity from one-shots to one credit courses
Deliver customized , course-specific instruction to students in all colleges
Participate in library curriculum development
Create new content for the Library's LibGuides and other web based discovery tools
Provide reference support in both on ground and online venues
Participate in library assessment and accreditation activities
Serve the university community
Other projects and duties as assigned

Instructional Competencies:

Demonstrate excellence in a variety of teaching and learning strategies to enhance student achievement.
Exhibit expertise in information literacy
Foster critical thinking and analysis
Deliver constructive feedback to student learners
Engage with traditional or non-traditional learners
Provide data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement
Job Title Research & Instruction Librarian
Start Date August 15, 2017
Library/Institution Name Trustee Library, Brenau University
Certification Required? No
City Gainesville
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

Flexibility and initiative required to work in a dynamic small library with a strong student-centric service orientation
MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
Experience with creative design and delivery of course-integrated instruction
Experience in developing effective delivery technologies including LibGuides and LibAnswers or similar tools
Team player able to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and library team members
Initiative in promoting the Library 's instruction program
Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and oral
Dependable and collegial
Application Instructions Submit the webform, cover letter, CV, and informal transcripts. References and formal transcripts will be required of finalists.
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