Assistant Librarian - Learning & Engagement Librarian
Laramie, WY 
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Job Description
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.
JOB TITLE:
Assistant Librarian - Learning & Engagement Librarian
JOB PURPOSE:
The University of Wyoming Libraries invites applications for a Learning & Engagement Librarian in the Education & Research Services division. The Learning & Engagement Librarian serves as the Libraries' primary contact for information literacy instruction and outreach during the first-year experience and works collaboratively with other librarians and with teaching faculty to develop services and strategies to actively engage with students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach research and information literacy skills to undergraduate students in support of UW's general education curriculum
  • Participate in library instructional initiatives and research help services as a member of the Research & Instruction team
  • Lead library instruction, student engagement programs, and outreach activities for first-year college students
  • Develop learning resources such as research guides, instructional video, and online tutorials to support asynchronous learning.
  • Partner with university academic support units and disciplines in support of teaching and learning
  • Serve as a liaison to one or more departments or colleges
  • Provide support for adoption and development of Open Educational Resources
SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:
As a member of the library faculty, the successful candidate is expected to pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service, and professional development. ().
UW Libraries are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience working in a multicultural environment. Diversity resources for the University of Wyoming and the community of Laramie can be found at . For more information on UW Libraries, please visit
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with librarians, faculty, and staff
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn new skills and concepts both independently and in team settings
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience providing instruction, research consultation services, and/or workshops in an academic library
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references. Please ensure that any applicable documents related to this application are marked RELEVANT in the application process.Incomplete applications may not be considered.
This position will remain open until filled. Applications received by January 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.
HIRING STATEMENT:
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email .
ABOUT LARAMIE:
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado's Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit


"The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need."


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Open
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