Academic Excellence Librarian at the University of Wyoming – Laramie, WY

JOB PURPOSE:   
The University of Wyoming seeks applicants for an Academic Excellence Librarian.  This new position is designed to support the Honors College.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Serve as the liaison and primary point of contact for students and faculty of the Honors College at the University of Wyoming (http://www.uwyo.edu/honors/).
  • Teach two sections of the 3-credit first-year Honors Colloquium annually.
  • Provide information literacy instruction for Honors courses and for the UW general education curriculum.
  • Support Honors thesis research and other advanced undergraduate research with individual consultations and support for open scholarship.
  • Consult with Honors faculty and other university faculty to develop research-based curricula and assignments.
  • Collaborate with campus partners on programming, which could include workshops on library research or digital scholarship; lectures and exhibits; theater productions for the Honors College; and campus or state-wide reading programs.
  • Coordinate co-curricular opportunities for students, such as a student advisory board or research peer mentoring.
  • Provide support for adoption and development of Open Educational Resources within the Honors curriculum and the UW general education curriculum.
  • Participate in library instructional initiatives, student engagement programs, and outreach activities.
  • This is an endowed position and will require regular reports to funders.

As a member of the library faculty, the successful candidate is expected to pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service and professional development.
(http://www.uwyo.edu/generalcounsel/_files/docs/UW-Reg-7-631.pdf.)

 

Qualifications

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience in an academic library
  • Experience teaching in higher education environments
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in collaboratively in a team environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Additional advanced degree in the liberal arts
  • Subject expertise in fine and performing arts
  • Demonstrated commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion

REQUIRED MATERIALS:  

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.

HIRING STATEMENT:  

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or emailjobapps@uwyo.edu.

 

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