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Asst University Librarian

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Asst University Librarian

Position Type: Fulltime Faculty

Search Type: External – minimum 7 days

Department: 33R000 – Libraries

Division: 2R0000 – Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt – 43

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Meghan Sullivan

Job Summary/Basic Functions

Information literacy instruction is a core mission of EKU Libraries. Teaching & learning librarians create information literacy educational experiences through designing instructional materials, and developing learning outcomes, assessment tools and learning objects across diverse learning environments. Learning environments can include face-to-face, hybrid, and online classrooms. Teaching and Learning librarians also act as information literacy subject matter experts and liaisons to specific departments and colleges. This position is critical to ensuring that students, faculty, and staff from all academic disciplines have access to a well-resourced subject matter liaison who can dedicate themselves to their research and instruction needs.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: MA/MS in Library/Information Studies from an ALA accredited program

Experience: One-year related Experience.

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with library instruction in an academic library.
Experience with library liaison responsibilities in health sciences

Job Duties:

  • 60% – Reference responsibilities: staff online chat, work at reference desk, teach library instruction, both face to face and online. – (Essential)
  • 25% – Participate in service: activities that contribute to the operations and shared governance of the library, contributions that further the goals of the institution, and/or contributions to professional organizations service. – (Essential)
  • 10% – Participate in Scholarly communication including writing and presenting. – (Essential)
  • 5% – Supports the office function by completing all other duties. – (Essential)

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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