Information Literacy & Assessment Librarian - Georgian Court University Library

The Information Literacy & Assessment Librarian is responsible for all aspects of the information literacy program and library assessment. It is a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track faculty position with some weekend and evening hours. This position also provides reference services. Reports to the Director of Library Services.

Essential Functions:

Information Literacy Program and Assessment
•Plan, design, coordinate, and assess the library's information literacy program.
•Provide information literacy instruction for both online and face-to-face classes at the main campus and offsite locations including video conferencing for remote instruction.
•Collaborate with faculty to integrate information literacy skills in their courses.
•Lead library faculty in developing and revising library assessment plan in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Assessment.

Library Liaison Responsibilities
•Liaise with the General Education program and one or more academic departments.
•Serve as library liaison to the Center for Teaching and Learning, Writing Center, Student Success Office, and Academic Development and Support Center.
•Partner with the Center for Teaching and Learning to foster the research needs of faculty.
•Manage vendor relations, contracts, negotiations, and licensed resources.

Reference Services
•Manage the reference services schedule and adjunct librarians.
•Develop and revise the policies and procedures for reference services.
•Perform assigned reference desk duties, some weekend and evening hours as scheduled.

Other
•Perform original cataloging of resources in assorted formats as needed.
•Provide statistical reports to the library director.
•Participate in library consortia.
•Serve on administrative teams and campus committees.
•Participate in strategic planning.
•Integrate the core values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
•Engage in professional development, research, and scholarly activity.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications/Requirements: 

Requirements:

•An MLS, or other master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a program accredited in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA's Human Resource Development and Recruitment Office. Second masters/advanced degree desirable.
•Experience with library instruction and reference services.
•Ability to work well independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
•Familiarity with LibGuides, Camtasia, and course management systems.
•Knowledge of current information literacy methods (e.g., Framework) and best practices.
•Proficiency in Windows applications and Microsoft Office.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
•Minimum 2 years' experience in an academic library, with experience in information literacy instruction.

 

MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Ocean
Job Focus: 
Academic