The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Librarian I - Information Literacy Librarian

Hiring department UT Libraries
Monthly salary $4,166+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-10-22-01-0088
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

The University of Texas Libraries welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and the services that we provide as well as in our recruiting, hiring and retention practices.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Statement of salary requirement Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information

Purpose

To support the development of information literacy skills for students in their first year at the University.

Essential Functions

Provides information literacy instruction through in-person or online sessions, research guides, tutorials, assignments and exercises. Consults and collaborates with faculty and teaching assistants. Manages the assessment of student learning with the goal of program improvement. Mentors graduate student assistants from UT's iSchool to teach. Works closely with Teaching and Learning Services on departmental projects. Provides expert research assistance to UT Libraries users. Serves on Libraries and University committees and working groups, including a Libraries-wide instruction learning community.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program. Experience planning and teaching library instruction sessions to undergraduates. Experience creating library instruction materials such as tutorials, research guides and assignments. Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the first-year experience and current trends in information literacy instruction. Strong service orientation with a demonstrated commitment to public and customer service. Experience providing reference service in an academic library. Evidence of excellent communication, writing, public speaking, teaching, interpersonal and analytical skills. Proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and work cooperatively and collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented and student-centered environment. Demonstrated willingness to respond to new opportunities with initiative and creative energy.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience collaborating with faculty on information literacy initiatives. Experience assessing student learning. Experience mentoring people to teach. Experience with creating online learning objects, such as tutorials and guides.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Work as team member and work independently. Regular and punctual attendance required. Ability to work on multiple, overlapping projects. Work in a shared decision-making environment.

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