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Librarian, Instruction

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Director, Learning Commons

Position Status:

Full-Time, Benefited

Posted Pay Range: 

$18.41 - $23.02 per hour


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Position Summary:

The Instruction Librarian plays an integral role in building, guiding, and assessing an effective information literacy instruction program at The College of Western Idaho Library. In collaboration with the library’s team of teaching librarians, they set instructional direction and priorities, coordinate instruction requests and scheduling, ensure adequate assessment to inform future improvements and lead the creation and implementation of new initiatives. This position represents the library on campus committees that address the college curriculum. This position additionally functions in a generalist capacity, serving as a faculty liaison and participating in overall instruction, reference, and collection development for the library.


Essential Functions:

• Coordinates and leads a library instructional program that effectively and proactively integrates information literacy across the curriculum for both in-person and online students.
• Designs, creates, and maintains various learning objects, information literacy modules, and online tutorials to support library instruction.
• Creates, implements, and analyzes results of assessment for the library’s information literacy instruction program.
• Manages the library’s badging program, including content development, assessment, and improvement.
• In collaboration with the User Experience Librarian, develops academic programming to increase awareness of library services and resources and to build partnerships with faculty and students across campus.
• Provides instruction for classes and tours as part of the library’s information literacy instruction program.
• Manages the scheduling of library instruction spaces and equipment.
• Provides support for the college's Open Educational Resources (OER) initiatives.
• Represents the library on college committees that address curriculum development and changes.
• Provides proactive, user-centered reference assistance in-person and via email, online chat, phone, or other means.
• Participates in collection development.
• Serves as a liaison to specified departments and programs.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program.
• Library work experience; academic library experience preferred.
• Deep knowledge of information literacy theory and pedagogy..
• Articulated strong customer service ethic, focusing on student, faculty, and staff needs.
• Demonstrated excellent spoken and written communication skills, and experience presenting information to varied audiences.
• Evidence of strong team orientation and a track record of successful collaboration.
• Ability to adapt quickly to a rapidly changing environment.


Additional Instructions for Applicants:

Please include a cover letter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other applicable legally protected status.


We look forward to receiving your application!