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Education & Outreach Librarian – History, Latin American & Caribbean Studies

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POSITION: Reporting to the Head of Education and Outreach, the Education and Outreach Librarian specializes in information literacy, outreach; collection development; departmental liaison activities; and information, technology, and research assistance for the University community in assigned subjects and areas of responsibility. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. -Participate as a departmental liaison for faculty and students in designated departments to meet the expectations of the faculty and students as well as develop and promote services and resources to enhance the research, teaching, and learning mission of the University.-Develop resources and implement classes and workshops in real and virtual environments to provide multiple opportunities for teaching critical information literacy skills and library resources. Encourage and develop partnerships and collaborations with faculty when possible.-Participate in the curation of physical and virtual exhibits utilizing all library resources.-Develop outreach activities and communication to promote library programming, resources and services.-Work collaboratively and communicate timely and effectively with University of Miami faculty, students, staff and administrators.-Provide subject based consultations and develop and revise print and digital resources in support of a department and subject area.-Work collaboratively with library faculty and staff to develop, provide and evaluate information, technology, research, and instruction activities and assistance geared towards and appealing to the faculty and the varying interests and learning styles of today’s students.-Select, assess, and manage collections and resources in designated subject areas.-Participate as the Education and Outreach Liaison for the Libraries’ special collections for relevant subject areas.-Monitor budgets, evaluate usage, and make collection development decisions to support the teaching, learning, and research needs of the University community. Work collaboratively with the Director of Collection Strategies and Scholarly Communication.-Supervise or direct library and student assistants.-Keep abreast of relevant literature and studies for current awareness of trends, developments, and best practices in librarianship, information technology, instructional technology, and scholarly communication, with particular emphasis on information and reference service, information literacy and instruction, collection development, and assigned subjects and disciplines.

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