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TEACHING & LEARNING LIBRARIAN

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Goucher College Library is seeking an innovative, collaborative, and dynamic librarian who understands public services, information literacy instruction, and the changing technological environment in an academic library for the position of teaching & learning librarian. This full-time position will focus on providing users with information literacy skills and research expertise.

Reporting to the college librarian, the teaching & learning librarian will provide leadership and coordination of an information literacy curriculum that incorporates teaching and learning theory in support of a diverse community of users.  The librarian will coordinate the design, implementation, and assessment of innovative, user-centered research and course-integrated curriculum support activities.  The incumbent will also research, implement, and engage with technology supporting library instructional programs; work creatively and collaboratively to build partnerships with faculty, campus departments, and community groups; collaborate with other librarians to implement the Library's strategic goals; and develop a program to improve teaching and learning through regular assessments.  

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualified candidates will possess a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent.  At least three years of teaching experience (secondary education, college-level, non-profit or corporate settings) with increasing level of responsibility for program components and assessment of impact on student success is required.  The ideal candidate will have experience teaching diverse, inclusive, and/or international populations. The successful candidate will possess a significant, demonstrable talent for developing and delivering information literacy/research instruction with evidence of using active learning techniques.  The ability and knowledge to create virtual and physical learning materials and tools are also required.  Experience using Springshare's library software is a plus.  We are seeking candidates with excellent interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills.  Some evening and/or weekend work may be required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following application materials online:

  • Cover letter, with salary requirement
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • A learning materials example (handout, library guide, video tutorials, etc.)

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Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities do arise occasionally.  If you are interested in volunteering at Goucher College Library, please read our Volunteer Policy and contact the College Librarian's office at 410-337-6362.

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