Tenure-Track Faculty; Instruction & Scholarly Communications Librarian
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|Position Title||Tenure-Track Faculty; Instruction & Scholarly Communications Librarian|
|Department||Library and Educational Technology Services|
The University of North Alabama seeks an energetic, innovative, outgoing, and proactive tenure-track faculty member to engage in service-oriented instructional and research services. This 12-month position will provide library instruction to undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate will work individually and as part of an instruction team to develop, deliver, and assess traditional and electronic library instruction (including developing technology-based instructional materials).
This position is also responsible for leading scholarly communications efforts by staying abreast of academic publishing trends, serving as the library point of contact for copyright, and keeping the campus community informed on developments in scholarly communications by developing programs, workshops, and other activities to highlight the changing landscape of academic research and publishing.
In addition, librarians are expected to assume leadership roles within the library and the university. Faculty librarians must demonstrate a commitment to professional effectiveness, engage in an ongoing program of scholarship, and participate in professional service suitable to fulfill tenure and promotion requirements.
Review of applications will begin on March 17, 2017.
|Essential Job Duties||
•Plans, develops, promotes, and leads basic instruction, course-related, and information literacy sessions;
•Strong interpersonal skills;
|Knowledge Skills and Abilities||
•Superior written, oral communication, and presentation skills;
MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program required.
|Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations|
|Essential Physical Requirements||Standing, Walking, Sitting, Using Hands, Talking/Hearing, Reaching with Hands/Arms, Stooping/Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds|
|Environmental Working Conditions||Indoor environment|
|Special Vision Requirements||No Special Vision Requirements|
|Salary Grade Chart: (Click Link)||Click here for salary grade chart
|Is the position Full-Time or Part-Time?||Full-Time|
|Duration of Appointment/Assignment|
|Affirmative Action Statement||
UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
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Do you have an MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program?
- No, but my degree will be conferred this year.
Do you have prior experience in an academic library or a related setting?
Do you have professional experience in library instruction in an academic library?
Do you have recent experience and/or coursework in the provision of library instruction/information literacy?
Do you have experience dealing with copyright and working with researchers to resolve details related to copyright?
Do you have experience in, or demonstrated understanding of, scholarly communications including, but not limited to, OER, OAI, institutional repositories, and data curation?
Do you have experience using databases, discovery tools, and web resources?
Do you have experience in creating tutorials, surveys, and guides?
Do you have demonstrated flexibility in dealing with people, technology, and multiple priorities?
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Reference List
- Other Document 1
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Teaching Philosophy
- Letter of Reference 1
- Letter of Reference 2
- Letter of Reference 3
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Unofficial Transcript 3
- Unofficial Transcript 4
- Other Document 2
- Other Document 3
- Other Document 4
- Official Transcript 1 (for HR use only)
- Official Transcript 2 (for HR use only)
- Official Transcript 3 (for HR use only)