Information Literacy Lecturer

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Functional Title:

Information Literacy Lecturer

Position Type:

Non-Tenure Stream

Position Eclass:

ED - EHRA 9 month leave earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

A wide range of student and faculty-centered services are the cornerstone of the UNC Greensboro University Libraries’ integral role in the community. As an essential component of education and research at UNC Greensboro, University Libraries offer access to more than four million print and digital items along with innovative programs, support services and expert personnel to assist patrons in achieving their academic and scholarly goals. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG University Libraries on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Position Summary:

Re-Post, Previous Applicants Need Not RE-Apply, Still Under Consideration. Previous applicants who are no longer interested in this position should withdraw their application.

UNC Greensboro University Libraries invites applications for the position of Information Literacy Lecturer (9 months). We are looking for a collaborative individual who loves teaching to participate in our active information literacy program. Reporting to the Information Literacy Coordinator, the successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to serve as the main contact for the College Writing Program, working closely with the program director and with English 101 and 102 instructors. The successful candidate will also provide teaching support for the First-Year Communication Program and other instructional support as needed. This nine-month position is at the rank of Lecturer. Recent graduates from ALA-accredited library schools are encouraged to apply.

•Teach one-shot, curriculum-integrated information literacy sessions to classes in the College Writing and First-Year Communication Programs
•Provide synchronous and/or asynchronous instructional support for online classes as needed
•Coordinating with College Writing instructors each semester to schedule class sessions
•Collect and report student learning assessment data for instruction sessions
•Provide research support through consultations and reference desk work

Minimum Qualifications:

•Masters degree from an ALA-accredited institution
•Coursework and/or experience in teaching, instructional design, or equivalent
•Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong organizational skills
•Knowledge of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications:
•Demonstrated ability to work with first-year college students
•Experience creating online learning objects, such as tutorials, learning management system modules, or LibGuides
•Experience providing library instruction to introductory English, Communications, or related courses

Tenure Status:

Not on Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:

UNCG has a strong commitment to serve its highly diverse community. As such, UNCG welcomes applications from women, underrepresented racial/ethnic minority group members, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who would enrich the University’s mission. UNCG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Recruitment Range:

Salary commensurate with experience

Org #-Department:

University Libraries - 11601

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For Best Consideration Date:


Open Until Filled:




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Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - 30, Reading - 50, Writing - 30, Talking - 50, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - 25




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Job No:
Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 1/17/2021
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