The J. Murrey Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking an Instruction Librarian to teach bibliographic, learning, and writing courses to UNC Charlotte undergraduates. The successful candidate will also serve as Atkins Library’s primary outreach contact to University College and Honors College, as well as an outreach contact to the English Department’s Rhetoric and Writing Program.
For further details about the Library, please consult our web site: http://library.uncc.edu.
Teach bibliographic, learning, and writing courses to UNC Charlotte undergraduates
Develop appropriate instructional aids (methodologies, assessments, handouts, web pages, tutorials, Web 2.0 offerings, etc.)
Serve as Atkins Library’s primary outreach contact to University College and Honors College, as well as an outreach contact to the English Department’s Rhetoric and Writing Program
Assess Atkins Library resources for proposed or revised courses and/or degree programs related to University College, Honors College, and the English Department’s Rhetoric and Writing Program
Assess Atkins Library resources for departmental accreditation and self-study reports related to University College, Honors College, and the English Department’s Rhetoric and Writing Program
Advance initiatives by Information Commons, Atkins Library and UNC Charlotte
Communicate effectively with people within and beyond Atkins Library and UNC Charlotte
Participate in relevant professional activities, including Atkins Library and UNC Charlotte faculty governance
Perform other duties as assigned
Master’s degree in Library Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association required
Undergraduate degree required
Experience providing bibliographic, learning, and writing courses to undergraduates preferred
Experience providing library reference services preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, ATTRIBUTES:
Knowledge of needs of undergraduates and faculty in a public Doctoral Intensive university
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
Ability to work effectively with diverse groups, creating an environment of mutual respect
Knowledge of technological applications with which to improve library services
Knowledge of professional issues in library services
Ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing organizational and technological environment
Ability to meet core competencies in instruction librarianship and reference service, including use and provision of electronic and Web 2.0 resources
Faculty status. Librarians are expected to show evidence of ongoing professional development and services to the profession.
Reports to the Head of Information Services
Excellent benefits package
Salary – competitive and dependent upon education and experience.
Commitment to public service
ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/
(Search Faculty Vacancies - Position #8659)
The following Application Materials must be attached to your electronic submission:
1. Your letter of interest indicating your qualifications for this position
3. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references*
This position is also posted at http://library.uncc.edu/jobs/
*The Search Committee will not contact references without contacting the candidate first and verifying permission.
Applications received by November 17th, 2009 will receive priority consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Members of minority groups, persons with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply for this position. AA/EOE
For additional information about The University of North Carolina at Charlotte visit our Web site: http://www.uncc.edu