Affirmative Action No.:: 17H018
First Consideration Date:: 10/26/2016
Department:: Library Public Services
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: $20.25/hr
To collaboratively and under the direction of the Head of Reference & Instruction, assist WSU students, faculty, and staff to find, evaluate, and organize the information sources they need to meet their learning, teaching, research, and professional objectives; and to provide general reference, instruction, and liaison services to the WSU community, specifically the College of Science and Math.
A.L.A. accredited M.L.S./M.L.I.S. by hire date; customer service experience serving a culturally diverse community; demonstrated commitment to teamwork; knowledge of educational technologies and the ability to apply knowledge to the design and delivery of instruction; knowledge of library instructional assessment techniques; strong willingness to promote resources and services to client groups; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to manage time and set priorities, take initiative and produce results; interest in scholarly achievement, professional development and service.
Library instruction and/or teaching experience; academic library experience in reference service and library instruction; experience with library instructional assessment; background in the sciences; additional master's degree.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
35% Library InstructionCollaborates with faculty to design library research assignments enhancing student learning.
Provides the following services to assigned departments, colleges and academic areas:
Designs and teaches classes and workshops to educate students on effective library research strategies, content evaluation, and other information literacy skills.
Conducts assessment in classes taught to gauge student learning.
Designs research guides of library resources to facilitate use by online researchers.
Consults individual students and faculty to teach research skills and locate appropriate resources for assignments or research projects.
Provides library instruction requested by faculty, including nights and weekends.
Records all teaching activities for library statistical purposes.
Some nights and weekends required.
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