Monday, March 10, 2008

Information Literacy & Outreach Librarian

Institution: D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at AshevilleUniversity of North Carolina at Asheville’s Ramsey Library seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and service-oriented librarian to coordinate and expand Ramsey Library’s information literacy and outreach services. Working collaboratively in a team-based environment, the Information Literacy & Outreach Librarian will coordinate, plan, and promote the library’s instruction program and its assessment, identify and use technology to develop materials or learning modules that teach research skills, serve as the library’s liaison to the University’s Integrative Liberal Studies (ILS) program, and participate as a member of the ILS Information Intensive Courses Committee. The Information Literacy Librarian will actively pursue outreach partnerships with campus programs and departments and seek opportunities to integrate library resources and instruction into academic and special programs.

Required Qualifications: Master’s in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited graduate program; successful experience or training in library user education and/or instructional technology; successful experience or training in the use of traditional and electronic reference sources available in an academic library; strong understanding of key issues and trends in the design and delivery of library instruction in support of the academic mission of the university; and skills to develop relevant and engaging instruction materials in collaboration with others.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference given to applicants with the following: reference desk experience in an academic library; experience with course management software; experience or training in the use of Web authoring tools and desktop publishing software; experience or training in library collection development; successful teaching experience. A full job description can be found at:

Candidates are required to apply online at the Human Resources Website:
When applying online, include (1) a cover letter and (2) resume/curriculum vitae as attachments (Word doc or pdf preferred).

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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