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Instruction and Serials Librarian

6/19/2013

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Instruction and Serials Librarian

Waggoner Library

Trevecca Nazarene University

University Mission Statement

Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.

 

Overall Responsibilities

Coordinates the Library’s instruction program for both undergraduate and graduate students.  Manages  the periodical collection in both print and electronic formats.  Serves as a liaison to one or more academic departments, which includes collection development responsibilities.  The position is a full-time, 12-month faculty-administrator position which reports to the Director of Library Services.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility (includes, but not limited to the following)

1. Instruction:

Oversees the library instruction program to build student skills in research and information literacy.Integrates ACRL Information Literacy standards into instruction program.Works with subject faculty to determine student research needs and coordinate appropriate library instruction for classes. Provides instruction when the librarian who serves as departmental liaison is not able to do so.

 

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Coordinate the selection, acquisition, maintenance and access to periodicals in print, microform, and electronic formats.Communicate with and assist teaching faculty in selection and use of periodicals within their discipline.Maintain usage statistics and other information regarding the collection.Supervise student workers assigned to periodicals.

 

3.Departmental Liaison:

Communicates with assigned departments regarding funds available for purchase of library materials; keeps departmental faculty informed of expenditures; provides assistance in identifying materials for purchase as requested.As part of the library instruction program, provides instruction in research and the use of library resources; develops research guides and other instructional materials and publicizes them to departmental faculty and students.

 

4.Library Responsibilities:

Regularly staff the Reference Desk and participate in evening and weekend rotation; other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • ALA or AASL accredited Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science
  • Ability to work both independently and collegially in a changing environment
  • Excellent organizational, technological, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to the ideals of information literacy and knowledge of IL standards
  • Interest and ability to provide library instruction and assistance to a wide variety of faculty and students in multiple formats

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Additional advanced degree
  • Previous library experience, especially in instruction and serials
  • Currency and knowledge in the fields of serials and library instruction
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems, particularly Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
  • Evidence of professional involvement
  • Experience in teaching

 

Interested parties who are in agreement with the mission and goals of Trevecca Nazarene University should send a cover letter stating qualifications, and resume, to rkinnersley@trevecca.edu.            

 

 

Please no agencies or telephone calls.

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