Reporting to the Associate Dean for Student and Scholar Services, the User Experience and Student Outreach Librarian is responsible for liaising with student organizations and student life units; outreach, advocacy, and marketing to student and student life groups; and programming for students. This position leads promotion and public relations around student services and therefore demonstrates creativity in terms of messaging campaigns and ways of connecting with students. This position also assists with assessing the library's public and online services, including working with librarians and staff on aspects of collection development, the development of new services, user-centered space design, and other facets of the physical and online library that enhance the user experience. Participating fully as part of the Reference Department, the librarian provides hour-long general and specialized consultations for students, faculty, and staff in the Research Center, teaches information literacy workshops in assigned disciplines, and participates in instructional programming for first-year foundational courses. Liaison areas of responsibility may include non-traditional and distance learning programs. The librarian actively engages in scholarly activities through research and publication and participates in professional organizations, as well as library and campus committees. Appointments will be made at level of Assistant or Associate Professor, non-tenure track.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The University of Denver Libraries, comprised of the Main Library at the Anderson Academic Commons and the Bonfils Stanton Music Library in the Newman Center, is a highly collaborative, team-based organization that serves a diverse population, ranging from our students, staff, and faculty to public and other academic patrons from the surrounding region. Opened on March 25, 2013, the Anderson Academic Commons is the campus centerpiece for collaborative, technology-infused teaching, learning and engagement. The University of Denver Libraries are central to discovery and creative interaction among students and faculty, and provide collections, services, personnel, and systems that support the teaching and research programs of the University. The institution is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application. Applications received by March 15, 2017 will receive first consideration.
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The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.