Librarian of Practice III or IV (Part-Time 50%, multiple positions)
Rutgers University Libraries
Job Location: New Jersey
Apply By: Open until filled
Date Created: 10-10-2019
RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY
October 4, 2019 ACADEMIC POSITION PROFILE
: Librarian of Practice III or IV (Part-Time 50%, multiple positions)
Rutgers University Libraries – New Brunswick Libraries
Rutgers University Libraries seeks enthusiastic, creative, innovative and service-oriented librarians to fill our Librarian of Practice III or IV positions for the New Brunswick Libraries:
Business Instruction Librarian, Life Sciences Instruction Librarian, and Information Literacy Instruction Librarian.
The successful candidates will work with undergraduate and graduate programs at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. These non-tenure track positions report to the AVP for Information Services and Director, New Brunswick Libraries, and are members of the New Brunswick Library Faculty, a team of librarians committed to providing first-rate public services to a diverse academic community. As part of the New Brunswick Libraries Faculty, the selected candidates will provide instruction, research assistance and information services. The successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to continual professional development through librarianship and service and understand emerging trends in the field. Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Business Instruction Librarian (Part-Time)
The Business Instruction Librarian will teach instructional sessions, develop guides, and provide support for the Rutgers Business School's programs in New Brunswick. This will include sessions and consultation for RBS courses, both graduate and undergraduate, as well as information literacy instruction for business writing courses. The Business Instruction Librarian will collaborate with other librarians liaising with the Rutgers Business School to develop effective outreach to students and faculty on the New Brunswick campus. Performs related duties as assigned. This position is based out of the Carr Library located on Livingston Campus.
Life Sciences Instruction Librarian (Part-Time)
The Life Sciences Information and Education Librarian will teach instructional sessions and provide research consultations to undergraduate and graduate students in life sciences-related disciplines, and will collaborate with the science librarians team to deliver user services for the sciences in New Brunswick. The successful candidate will develop instructional support tools, such as LibGuides and online tutorials. Performs related duties as assigned. This position is based out of the Library of Science & Medicine located on the Busch Campus.
Information Literacy Instruction Librarian (Part-Time)
The Information Literacy Instruction Librarian will teach instructional sessions to undergraduate students in a variety of programs, including, but not limited to, English writing classes and Students in Transition classes. They will assist in the development of instructional support tools including LibGuides and online tutorials, and will participate in assessment activities. Performs related duties as assigned. This position is based out of the Archibald S. Alexander Library located on College Avenue Campus.
- MLIS degree or equivalent from an ALA-certified program
- Prior experience teaching in an academic environment, preferably to a diverse population in the subject discipline
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work collegially in a team-oriented environment
- Flexible weekday schedule (Monday-Friday during the day and evening)
- Visa sponsorship not available for this position - must be authorized to work in the United States
- Knowledge of instructional techniques and pedagogical principles related to the subject discipline
- Proficiency and experience with instructional software such as Camtasia, Libguides, and/or other educational software
- Additional degree in the subject discipline
: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Non-Tenure Faculty status, twelve-month appointment, annual vacation days will be calculated on a prorated basis. Benefits are not available for this position. Information regarding Part-Time State Health Benefits can be found at the following link: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/health-benefits/part-time-state-health-benefits-program
: Rutgers University Libraries are the intellectual center of the university—serving all members of the university community, supporting all disciplines, and playing a key role in advancing student learning and faculty research. The Libraries serve all institutions that make up Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey: Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Rutgers University–Newark, Rutgers University–Camden, and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. The Libraries have a highly valued staff of about 300, who are committed to developing innovations in access services, information literacy, and digital initiatives. Rutgers University Libraries operate with a budget of $45 million and have outstanding collections, especially in jazz and New Jerseyana. Collectively, the Libraries’ holdings include more than 4.8 million volumes. The Libraries hold memberships in ARL, CNI, CRL, Lyrasis, Metro, NERL, VALEnj, SPARC, and the Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI); use Ex Libris, Alma, Primo, and OCLC as primary bibliographic utilities; and utilize a Fedora-based institutional repository.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick
As the flagship of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers University–New Brunswick supports over 50,000 graduate and undergraduate students in approximately 100 undergraduate programs, more than 80 graduate/professional programs, and 60 doctoral programs. Ranked by US News & World
Report as among the top 25 public universities, Rutgers–New Brunswick is classified as an R1 Doctoral University (Highest research activity) by the Carnegie Classification. Spanning New Brunswick, Piscataway, and adjacent towns in central New Jersey, Rutgers–New Brunswick is accessible by public transit.
TO APPLY: REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY AND CONTINUE UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND NAMES OF THREE REFERENCES: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/102575
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement
The Libraries are strongly and actively committed to diversity, and seek candidates who will contribute creatively to the University’s multicultural environment.
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