Friday, November 7, 2008

Instruction Coordinator

Job ID:4898731
Posted:October 31, 2008
Company Name: Southern Connecticut State University
Industry: Education / Teaching / Administration
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Master's Degree
Job Number:6745
Job Function:Professional Services
Required Travel:None
Min Experience:2-3 Years
Position Title:Instruction Coordinator
Job Type: Full-Time
Location(s): New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Entry Level: No

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities: The Instruction Coordinator provides the leadership, direction, planning, and assessment for a creative and effective library instruction program, integrating the use of print, media, and electronic sources into the university curriculum. The Coordinator will provide reference service in a cooperative centralized reference environment, as well as specialized reference services for assigned academic areas. Serves as liaison with two or more academic departments, developing library collections in those areas. Provides general and subject-specific instruction, creates instructional materials and web pages, and participates in evening and weekend reference rotation.

Required Qualifications: ALA accredited M.L.S., or equivalent. Minimum of two years of professional experience in public services in an academic library setting. Recent teaching experience and current professional library experience, including teaching information literacy employing appropriate instruction methods and technologies. Knowledge of current issues and practices, emerging technologies and innovations, and national trends in reference and instruction. Broad experience with a wide variety of print and electronic reference materials. Demonstrated ability to work creatively and collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and colleagues; commitment to public service and information literacy. Excellent oral and written communication/presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in instructional program planning, design, and evaluation. Experience working with campus-wide information literacy initiatives.

Application Process: Please submit Letter of Interest, Current Curriculum Vita, Official Graduate Transcripts, and Three Letters of Recommendation to:

Dr. Christina Baum, DirectorHilton C. Buley LibrarySouthern Connecticut State UniversityNew Haven, CT 06515

In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by November 28, 2008. Position will remain open until filled.

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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