Liaison Librarian in the following subject areas: Undergraduate and First Year Experience Liaison / Outreach Role & Responsibilities:
- Serve as the Library’s expert on the needs of the faculty and students in designated areas.
- Collect information and data both anecdotal and statistical to identify points in programs that would benefit from library instruction or intervention.
- Maintain knowledge of the evolving content of the curriculum, goals, and expected outcomes.
- Identify first courses or early courses where students need to develop information literacy skills.
- Identify, establish, and maintain contact (outreach) with the key stakeholders in the academic programs, academic centers, and course development.
- Identify opportunities for library content to be updated, created, and integrated into courses and programs. (course maintenance and development)
- Maintain awareness of program structures and understand program expectations.
- Follow professional trends, industry standards, and benchmark services against other comparable institutions.
- Develop an annual review schedule of programs to identify upgrades, outdated materials, and new opportunities to support students and faculty.
- Review course scope and sequence documents and identify problems and/or needs for instruction development.
- Complete faculty and staff research support on request.
- Develop internal training related to assigned programs and subject areas for staff librarians.
Instruction Role & Responsibilities:
- All Liaison Librarians must be trained and involved in the production of instructional pieces including assignment guides, quick answers, library labs, tutorials, videos, etc.
- Develop and deliver instruction targeted to first year and undergraduate students.
- Liaisons will staff in-person and virtual Residencies and develop instructional and informational materials to improve Residency-based Library experience for students and faculty.
Reference Role & Responsibilities:
- All Liaison Librarians will staff the reference desk.
- ALA accredited master’s degree.
- Experience searching the major academic databases.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Reliable high-speed internet connection.
- Expert-level research ability in online databases.
- Experience in library instruction, information literacy skills development, or other applicable teaching experience
- Previous work with undergraduate and first-year populations.
- Experience in an online academic library serving students at a distance.
- Experience supporting doctoral level information literacy outcomes.
- This is a virtual position.
- This is a salaried, 40 hour per week, associate librarian position with full benefits.
- Regular hours are Monday through Friday with occasional nights and weekends.
- Travel may be required up to four times per year.