Assistant/Associate Professor, tenure track ~ Head of Instruction and Outreach
Nazareth College is seeking a proactive and dynamic librarian to lead the Research and Instruction department at the Lorette Wilmot Library as we embark on a period of growth and transition.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Library Director, this tenure track position will have primary responsibility for the planning, implementation, and coordination of a library instruction program that supports student retention and success. The successful candidate will play a major role in conducting information literacy instruction sessions and will also coordinate the library team to provide additional instructional sessions. This includes developing methods that use active learning pedagogy within courses and mentoring other librarians in the use of effective pedagogical methods. The Head of Instruction and Outreach will be instrumental in creating the overall vision and guiding the process of setting priorities, developing appropriate strategies in achieving objectives and enabling successful outcomes through the best use of library assets.
Minimum qualifications: ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science. Requires at least 3 years of experience in the provision of research and instruction, including their assessment, plus flexibility in adapting to changing organizational priorities and technological environments, strong customer focus with a passion for the profession, demonstrated leadership in the management of projects and strategic initiatives, and evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, community residents, librarians, and support staff are essential.
Preferred qualifications: Previous supervisory experience, knowledge of current practices and trends in managing electronic resources, serials and integrated library systems is preferable.
Second master’s degree required for tenure.
To apply send a letter of application, resume and the names and addresses of three references by December 11th to:
Cathy Doyle, MSLS, MALS
Lorette Wilmot Library
4245 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, prepares its graduates to serve local and global communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth seeks to hire faculty with a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching, student success, and civic engagement, and an understanding of the educational benefits of ethnic and racial diversity in the campus community. The college is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for its rich arts and cultural community and its international businesses and industry. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged. EOE