Monday, October 15, 2012

Head, Library Liaison Program

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries invites applications for Head, Library Liaison Program.

This position is located within the Libraries’ Division of Research and Education. In support of the University Libraries’ mission and shared values, the Research and Education Division fosters collaborations that contribute to our users’ academic success, research, and lifelong learning. The Division positively impacts student learning and supports the research and scholarly agenda of the University. This mission is realized through: instruction of learners using a variety of methods and tools, partnerships with faculty to create an integrated, assessable, information literacy-focused curriculum, provision of targeted information resources, expert, point-of need research assistance, and a commitment to fostering competencies for lifelong inquiry.

Reporting to the Director of Research and Education, responsibilities include: providing guidance, mentorship, and supervision to nine discipline-based liaison librarians in all aspects of their work, including teaching curriculum-integrated instructional sessions at all degree levels, collaborating with teaching faculty to develop course content, participating in assessing student learning, providing research and technology assistance, creating online tools and user guides, and shaping new directions for development and access to collections; collaborating with fellow department heads in leading the creation of programs and services for the UNLV community that will advance the research enterprise and foster a climate of scholarly inquiry and student achievement; leading outreach programs to the campus and local communities; and working in a team environment with a focus on continuously enhancing the user experience. The successful candidate may also be assigned one or more curricular or co-curricular liaison areas. As a tenure-track library faculty member, the incumbent will be expected to work collaboratively with others; engage in scholarly activities; and provide service to the university, the community, and the profession in accordance with Libraries and University standards for promotion and tenure.

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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer Committed to Achieving Excellence Through Diversity.

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