Undergraduate Experience Librarian

Location
Clemson, SC
Posted
Jan 12, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Clemson University: Libraries
Undergraduate Experience Librarian

Location: Cooper Library

Clemson University Libraries invites candidates for a tenure-track Undergraduate Experience Librarian. The Undergraduate Experience Librarian will provide library instruction for first-year students, teach curriculum-integrated information literacy sessions for undergraduate students, create research guides and online learning objects, and support outreach initiatives to increase awareness of library resources and services. Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month position with faculty rank and status and works under the direction of the Head of Information and Research Services.

Responsibilities include: Librarianship, Instruction & Outreach • Provide library instruction for first year students and teach curriculum-integrated information literacy sessions to undergraduate classes. • Collaborate with instruction team to create learning outcomes and assessment modules for instruction initiatives. • Work with campus partners that support academic success; design and lead workshops on topics such as plagiarism and critical thinking. • Create and maintain library research guides (LibGuides) and other instructional tools and learning objects to support undergraduate research. • Create content and provide updates for the Library FAQ. • Provide general library research and information services in person, by appointment, and virtually through email and chat. • Create new opportunities for the Libraries to engage with the undergraduate community • Plan and facilitate orientation activities for undergraduate students. • Raise awareness of library services and resources across campus. • Contribute to outreach efforts geared toward undergraduates via the Libraries' website and social media platforms. • Engage in professional development activities, such as attending conferences, workshops and webinars related to job functions. Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities • Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries' mission and goals. Service • Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the libraries, university, profession, and community.


QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications:

• A graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited program or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field. • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. • Experience teaching in an academic environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. • Experience designing, teaching, and assessing library instruction. • Experience with outreach to students or community groups. • Experience with web-based technologies and creating online learning objects. • Evidence of, or potential for, scholarly and professional activity.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by February 28, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.



Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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