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Job ID: 153256

Instruction Librarian
Auburn University


Date Posted Jan. 27, 2021
Title Instruction Librarian
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Library
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Library
 
 

Auburn University Libraries invites applications and nominations for Instruction Librarian. We seek a creative, enthusiastic, and user-focused librarian, with a commitment to student learning, to join our Research and Instruction Services Department. Reporting to the Head of Research and Instruction Services, the successful candidate will work with the Instruction Coordinator and departmental faculty to support the Libraries’ information literacy instruction program. Information literacy is a core general education outcome at Auburn University. This twelve-month tenure-track position requires professional and scholarly activity as well as service on library and university committees.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate, promote, and assess the Libraries’ online information literacy instruction program for first-year composition courses
  • Coordinate, promote, and assess use of the Libraries’ instructional modules within the university’s learning management system (Canvas).
  • Collaborate with faculty to provide information literacy instruction face-to-face and online, both synchronously and asynchronously
  • Create online resources that support information literacy instruction
  • Serve as liaison to programs on campus that teach and serve first-year students
  • Collaborate with the Instruction Coordinator to prioritize and coordinate instruction-related projects and initiatives
  • Provide reference services face-to-face and online, for the university community as well as members of the public

SALARY / BENEFITS: Starting salary of $56,410 for an Assistant Professor. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience/qualifications. This is a twelve-month tenure-track position. Benefits include 20 days of vacation leave/12 days of sick leave per year; participation in State Teachers’ Retirement System (mandatory); additional voluntary retirement plans available; health/dental/life/disability insurance.

Auburn University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL), Hathi Trust, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), and other organizations of academic institutions. The Libraries completed a strategic plan in alignment with the Auburn University Strategic Plan which is available at: http://ocm.auburn.edu/strategic_plan/2019/ausp2019-2024.pdf.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2020, it was ranked 44th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2019 enrollment of 30,460 students includes 24,594 undergraduates and 5,866 graduate and professional students. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the "best small towns in America," with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. Additional information can be found on our website: http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/pdf/guidelines-dual-career-services…..

Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.


 
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