Instructional Services Librarian, Minnesota State Univ.

Instructional Services Librarian, Assistant Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato


In collaboration with the Instruction Program and Design Librarian, librarians, and teaching faculty, provide leadership in the development, provision, and evaluation of information literacy and library instruction. Position responsibilities include: coordinate and promote library instruction for large, general education courses such as English composition, public speaking and first year experience to support undergraduate student success and retention. Schedule library instruction sessions and participate with other library faculty in providing in-person, online or hybrid instruction. Work with the Library Outreach Committee to explore opportunities to connect with campus offices, programs and organizations. In consultation with library administration and systems, develop and support the effective use of library classroom spaces. Collaborate with colleagues to provide reference and research services in a busy library commons setting. All library faculty serve on teams as a subject liaison to one or more disciplines/programs, with responsibility for collection development, library instruction sessions and the development of class and subject guides; share in providing introductory library instruction sessions; contribute to Library Services Department committees/activities; and may participate in university governance through membership on committees and task forces.


  • MLS (or related Master’s Degree) from ALA accredited program
  • Minimum two years post-MLS professional experience in providing library instruction for an academic institution.

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APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Official vacancy notice and application information available at: .

Review of applications will begin January 14, 2013 and will continue until finalists are selected. Contact Information: Search Committee – Instructional Services Librarian, Phone: 507-389-5956, TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711,

Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an AA/EO university and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

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