Head of Library Teaching and Outreach
Oxford College Library
Head of Library Teaching and Outreach
Job Location: Georgia
Apply By: 08-03-2019
Date Created: 06-04-2019
Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College of Emory University invites candidates to apply for the position of Head of Library Teaching and Outreach. We seek an enthusiastic individual with proven teaching and technology skills to coordinate the library’s instruction program and to develop and deliver innovative, quality services for the Oxford College Library (http://oxford.library.emory.edu/). This position will lead the library’s effort to support the new College curriculum, which includes Discovery Seminars with information literacy as a key outcome. In addition to the Discovery Seminars, the Head will collaborate with faculty and librarians to integrate information literacy into courses across the disciplines.
The Head of Library Teaching and Outreach at Oxford College leads the Library’s efforts in planning, implementing, and managing an information literacy and outreach program. The position’s responsibilities include leading the Research Practices Team, consisting of all teaching librarians, working with faculty members to determine relevant learning outcomes for research projects or assignments, and incorporating evolving information technologies to support instruction and student learning. The Head provides in-person and virtual research assistance. The individual participates in collection development of the assigned subject areas at Oxford College Library, and also develops and maintains content for the library website. The person in this position leads the Events and Outreach Team for the library, is a member of several other internal library teams, serves on Oxford College and Emory University Libraries committees, and has the opportunity to participate in professional organizations.
Required: a graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited institution; three years of demonstrated effective, discipline-specific teaching experience; knowledge and experience in meeting the research needs of students and faculty in a variety of subject areas; self-motivation; flexibility; strong problem-solving, written, and oral communication skills; initiative and the ability to conceive and carry out projects on a deadline, including managing multiple responsibilities and effectively responding to the needs of a campus community that makes heavy demands on library services; ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary based on qualifications and experience. This is a non-tenure track faculty-equivalent librarian position that follows a rank and promotion system based on performance, experience, expertise, and contributions. The library provides generous support for professional development activities. Emory University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including tuition benefits. Several retirement plan options are available, including TIAA/CREF.
Please apply for these positions via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/63746 and include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Review of applications will begin on July 8, 2019; and, this position will remain open until filled.
One of Emory University's four schools collaborating in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.
Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Emory University does not discriminate based on race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. EEO/ AA/ Disability/ Veteran employer.
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