Undergraduate Engagement Librarian at University of Oregon- Eugene, OR

The University of Oregon Libraries are currently seeking a passionate and innovative Undergraduate Engagement Librarian who works collaboratively with library and campus partners to infuse information literacy instruction and library engagement throughout the undergraduate experience.

Department: Library
Rank: Assistant Librarian
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins
August 1, 2017; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit the following with your online application:
1. Resume or CV
2. Letter of interest
3. Three professional references, one of whom must be your current supervisor.

Department Summary
The University of Oregon Libraries is the only Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member in Oregon. The library is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, LOEX, the Council on Library and Information Resources, Coalition for Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, and other major organizations. In addition to a full range of research library programs, the UO Libraries provides many of the university’s central educational technology services, including learning management system administration, classroom technology support, broadcast-quality video production, distance education delivery, streaming media, educational technology support, and technology-related faculty development and training.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Head of Research and Instructional Services, the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian is a passionate and innovative educator who works collaboratively with library and campus partners to infuse information literacy instruction and library engagement throughout the undergraduate experience. This person is actively engaged in developing and coordinating initiatives to enhance the quality and quantity of instruction provided by the Libraries. The Undergraduate Engagement Librarian will be expected to advance and adapt the library’s involvement with undergraduate students. Key to the position will be the ability to communicate and encourage library colleagues on all aspects of providing services to promote undergraduate student success. Building and maintaining relationships with university-wide groups by representing the UO Libraries’ educational mission and goals will be crucial.

Minimum Requirements
• Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science/Studies by ALA-accredited program
• Two years of providing research assistance and instruction in an academic setting

Professional Competencies
• Knowledge and experience employing instructional design, creating outcomes, and using assessment
• Knowledge and experience with evidence-based pedagogy and the scholarship of teaching and learning
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Record of professional scholarship and service
• Ability to support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment

Preferred Qualifications
• Advanced degree in an academic discipline
• Supervisory experience
• Experience with strategic planning
• Experience with teaching and learning pedagogies
• Experience in collaborative project and portfolio management
• Experience working with new information technologies
• Grant writing experience

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits .

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination .

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