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Research & Instruction Librarian

Posted by: Linda Kern

Posted date: 2017-Aug-25

Location: Trustee Library, Brenau University

Position Summary:

Are you an innovative, leading edge, change-oriented librarian integrated into the life of the student body? Our search is extended for an undergraduate instruction librarian with 1-3 years of experience. This position is ideal for a part time instruction librarian with a little experience who wants a full time position or a full time librarian seeking change. Must demonstrate effective engagement, an understanding of learning preferences, excellence, and collegiality. Make a difference in our students' academic lives. MLIS or MLS required.

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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