Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 4:48 PM
Instructional Outreach Librarian Category:Faculty Department:Library Locations:Binghamton, NY Posted:Feb 09, '18 Type:Full-time Share About Binghamton University: Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success. Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service. Job Description: The Instructional Outreach Librarian provides information literacy instruction and conducts outreach activities for the Libraries. They work creatively and collaboratively to develop and implement high-quality, user-centered services and resources for a diverse constituency of students, faculty, researchers and the community. This librarian also oversees the Libraries' social media accounts to promote library resources, services and events. Working collaboratively with library faculty and staff, they will develop a social media strategy, generate content, expand the Libraries' social media presence, and increase engagement with the University community. This position reports to the Instructional Services Coordinator. This is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position. Binghamton University faculty librarians are required to meet the Libraries' standards of job performance, scholarship and service as well as contribute to the profession to achieve tenure (continuing appointment). Duties & Responsibilities + Conduct information literacy instruction with an emphasis on non-discipline-specific introductory-level instruction. + Serve as a liaison to Office of New Student Programs and other campus units as assigned. + Manage the Instruction Lab, including technology and online scheduling. + Design, deliver and assess tools and resources to support general and course-specific instruction. + Develop and run workshops, orientation activities and outreach programs. + Provide in-person and virtual reference service. + Maintain general instruction webpages and guides. + Keep records of all instruction statistics for reporting and assessment. + Oversee the Libraries' social media. + Maintain current awareness of national standards, best practices and emerging trends related to information literacy, instructional design and educational technology. + Represent the Libraries to appropriate campus units and University offices; participate in service within the Libraries, on campus, and in professional associations. Requirements: Required + A graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program, received by the time of appointment. + Experience providing library instruction. + Working knowledge of a variety of electronic databases and technology applications. Preferred Qualifications + Experience serving diverse communities. + Experience providing instruction or reference services in an academic environment. + Experience creating online instructional resources. + Knowledge of and ability to learn new technologies and their applications to instruction. + Knowledge of HTML and CSS. Additional Information: The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be foundhere. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at email@example.com. Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017. Application Instructions: Interested candidates should submit the following items electronically via nterviewexchange.com: (1) a letter of application addressing the qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references who can speak authoritatively concerning the applicant's candidacy. Salary is commensurate with experience. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Review of applications begins March 12.
• Location: Binghamton
• Post ID: 35823117 binghamton