Information Literacy Librarian, Davidson College, Davidson NC
posted February 4, 2014 3:31 PM
Basic Function: The Information Literacy Librarian, collaborating with faculty and other librarians, provides formal and informal instruction to students in order to improve their research skills and to promote the effective and thoughtful use of information. The person in this position also provides research support and outreach services to students, faculty, and staff.
Essential Functions: Teaches information literacy skills to students through the following means: scheduled, course-integrated instruction sessions and stand-alone sessions in all disciplines; consultations; orientation sessions; reference interactions; virtual services; and other activities.
Provides on-demand reference and research assistance to students, faculty, and staff both in person and virtually, in rotation with other librarians and including some evening and weekend shifts.
Assists with the development and creation of instructional, informational, promotional, and training resources, including tutorials and user guides.
Provides outreach to students and other members of the campus community.
Coordinates virtual instruction and assessment with participation from other librarians.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Library/Information Science. MLIS must be from an ALA-accredited program. Teaching or reference experience. Strong interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills; strong service orientation; demonstrated interest in information literacy.