Emory

  • Library Special Assistant

    Job Number
    26936
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    Oxford College
    Department
    Oxford College
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Required Documents
    Cover letter, List of 3 Recommenders
  • Description

    Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford Georgia, Oxford College of Emory University invites candidates to apply for two Teaching and Learning Librarian positions.  We seek enthusiastic individuals with proven teaching and technology skills to work with the library’s instruction program to develop and deliver innovative, quality services for the Oxford College Library (http://oxford.library.emory.edu/).  We are expanding the number of teaching librarians to support the new college curriculum which includes Discovery Seminars with information literacy as a key outcome. In addition to the Discovery Seminars, the librarians will partner with faculty to integrate information literacy into courses across the disciplines.

     

    Responsibilities:

    The successful candidates for these positions will develop innovative instruction and learning opportunities, modules, and programs to assist first- and second-year students in building important information literacy abilities.  Librarians play an integral role in support of the College’s inquiry-driven curriculum in collaboration with other teaching librarians and faculty.  Candidates should be comfortable with current and evolving information technologies, including the development and implementation of flipped classroom techniques and tools.  Librarians will, based on interest and expertise, support other library initiatives, such as digital projects, collection development, outreach, and assessment.  Librarians are active members of internal library teams, College and University groups, and have the opportunity to participate in professional organizations.

     

    Qualifications:

    Required: a graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited institution; demonstrated effective, discipline-specific teaching experience; knowledge and experience in meeting the research needs of students and faculty in a variety of subject areas; self-motivation; flexibility; strong problem-solving, written, and oral communication skills; initiative and the ability to conceive and carry out projects on a deadline, including managing multiple responsibilities and effectively responding to the needs of a campus community that makes heavy demands on library services; ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

     

    Salary and Benefits:

    Salary based on qualifications and experience.  These are non-tenure track faculty-equivalent librarian positions that follow a rank and promotion system based on performance, experience, expertise, and contributions.  The library provides generous support for professional development and activities.  Emory University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including tuition benefits.  Several retirement plan options are available, including TIAA.

     

    Application Procedures:

    Please apply for these positions via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/554933 and include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.  Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2018; These positions will remain open until filled.

     

     

    Additional Details

    Additional Details:

    Rank of Assistant Librarian is for new professionals or early career with less than six (6) years of professional experience with appropriate service, professional development, and scholarly contributions. Generally responsible for a full range of library services to include subject specialty/curator, collection/digital archivist, expertise in preservation, research and reference, outreach and education, and technical services. Individual contributor to the collaborative work of the department and the library. Specialist may supervise students.

     

    One of Emory University's four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree.  We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community.  Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.

     

    Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.  Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran employer.

     

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