Thursday, January 24, 2008

Instruction Coordinator/Education Reference Librarian

Clemson University seeks an energetic, creative, and service-oriented librarian who will coordinate the library’s instruction program, develop innovative and effective approaches to teaching, and apply new technologies to enhance the learning experiences of our students. This librarian will also serve as the liaison to the students, faculty, and staff of the Eugene T. Moore School of Education. This is a 12-month, tenure-track position with faculty rank.

Requirements: ALA-accredited graduate degree; a minimum of two years' experience providing instruction, and a minimum of two years' experience providing reference services.

Preferred Qualifications: instructional design experience; familiarity with Library 2.0 and information utilities such as social networking and multimedia; educational background in the social sciences; knowledge of current collection development practices; knowledge of electronic databases and internet searching; ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff; evidence of ability to do self-directed work without close supervision; excellent oral/written communication skills; strong commitment to client-centered service; evidence of ability to do professional/scholarly activity.

Salary: minimum $40,000; rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience.

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Application process: submit a letter of interest addressing the requirements for the position, your resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Bobby Hollandsworth, Search Committee Chair, Instruction Coordinator/Education Reference Librarian, RM Cooper Library, Box 343001, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634-3001; phone 864-656-3118; fax 864-656-0758. This information may also be submitted electronically as a single attachment in Word, PDF, or RTF format to: Only applications postmarked by February 15, 2008 will be guaranteed a full review.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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