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|Company||Creighton University, Reinert-Alumni Library, Omaha, Nebraska|
|Position||Reference & Instructional Services Librarian|
|Close||Review begins May 31, 2012|
|Posted 5/1/2012: Reference & Instructional Services Librarian, Creighton University, Reinert-Alumni Library, Omaha, Nebraska
Creighton University seeks an energetic, collaborative, and creative Reference Librarian to coordinate instructional services. This position provides general reference service, with subject specialization in designated social science areas. Responsibilities include student consultations, faculty liaison, classroom teaching, online course instruction, and some collection development.
This position will also lead the Library in developing and cultivating the information literacy program for the College of Arts & Sciences and College of Business. The ideal candidate will effectively team with library colleagues, teaching faculty, and instructional designers in the planning, delivery, and assessment of critical thinking instruction in the University’s emerging core curriculum. This position reports to the Head of Reference and includes some nights and weekends.
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program
Significant undergraduate coursework in the social sciences
2-3 years experience providing reference and instructional services in an academic library
Knowledge of information literacy and assessment standards, trends, and best practices
Demonstrated ability to create tutorials, learning objects, surveys, and other curricular resources using appropriate instructional technologies
Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Effective presentation skills
Strong public service orientation
Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, communication studies, history, sociology, or political science
Teaching experience and demonstrated proficiency with learning outcomes assessment
Proficiency with screencasting software such as Captivate or Camtasia
Experience with LibGuides and HTML code
Familiarity with learning management systems such as Canvas or Angel
Creighton University is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive institution committed to excellence in a range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, located in the thriving heartland community of Omaha, Nebraska. Applicants may visit the Library at http://creighton.edu/reinert/. Creighton offers a competitive salary, benefits package, and 22 days vacation. Apply online at https://careers.creighton.edu/ and refer to position number 20120175. Include letter of application, résumé, and the names and contact information for three references. Open until filled. Review process will begin May 31st, 2012.
Creighton University is an equal opportunity employer and strives to create and maintain a diverse community.