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Assistant Library Director/Instructor (RNTT), Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MI

Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 08/23/13
Deadline: 09/22/13

Assistant Library Director/Instructor (RNTT)
Information Literacy Librarian
Kent Library

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director in planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, and communicating an effective program of library services for the University community
  • Contribute to information literacy education and assessment within the core curriculum and across majors
  • Assist with digital learning initiatives (e.g. online tutorials, web pages, LibGuides, LMS)
  • Participate in library outreach to the main campus, regional campuses and online programs
  • Help the Director and Dean promote and maintain a collaborative work environment with library faculty and staff
  • Serve on library and university committees, other working groups, and as the state-wide representative for the library
  • Provide leadership for the Information Services Unit
  • Serve as acting director when requested by the Director or Dean

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
  • Minimum of three years professional experience in an academic library
  • Experience with information literacy instruction and the application of ACRL information literacy standards
  • Experience with the creation of digital learning objects
  • Knowledge of current practices in information services, library collections, and operations
  • Knowledge of a broad perspective of professional library operations and current library practices relative to an academic library
  • Ability to work closely with faculty and students throughout the university
  • Strong service orientation, flexibility, and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well as a member of a group and individually
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities

Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic academicians able to develop and maintain academic quality verified by measured student learning. Southeast seeks candidates who will embrace and promote innovative methods of course delivery, appropriate applications of technology, and progressive pedagogical methods.

Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience.

Application Deadline: The position is available January, 2014 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 22, 2013.

Required Information: To apply, submit the following items online at:

Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
Current curriculum vitae
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
Names, telephone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses of three professional references