Murphy Library at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is seeking a creative,
dynamic, service-oriented librarian to provide leadership in the development
of a comprehensive and sustainable library instruction program.
Responsibilities include designing and developing pedagogically rich tools and
experiences to enhance critical thinking and information literacy on campus;
incorporating learning theory and instructional technologies into the
library's teaching and learning experiences; playing a major role in
conducting information literacy instruction sessions; participating in
reference services and collection development in assigned subjects; and
participating in collegial governance and campus and professional activities.
The library recognizes and values diversity in its faculty, staff, and
students. We seek a colleague who shares the library's commitment to diversity
and who will be a dedicated librarian and mentor for students with diverse
backgrounds, preparation, and career goals.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree from an ALA-accredited program or
international equivalent in library or information science; at least one year
of professional academic library experience developing and delivering
information literacy instruction; excellent oral and written communication
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in field or sub-field of Education
and/or coursework in instructional design or educational technology; At least
three years experience with library instruction in an academic library.
Expertise in learning theory, pedagogical methods, and the design and
development of online learning objects and instructional modules. Commitment
to the librarian's teaching role in the University. Evidence of professional
growth potential through publication, professional activities, or other
contributions to the field.
UW-L is an AA/EEO employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most
talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications
from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives.
Please contact the Search and Screen Committee if you have a special
need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A
pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an
applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse
does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
SALARY AND RANK: Competitive salary for 9-month tenure track position at the
rank of Assistant Professor. An approximate 50% summer contract also is
STARTING DATE: August 26, 2013.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Electronic submission of application materials is
required. For additional information about this faculty position, the campus
commitment to diversity, the work/life environment, and to apply, please visit
https://employment.uwlax.edu. First review begins February 4,
2013; this position is open until filled.
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