The Research and Instruction Librarian is a team-oriented librarian that participates in the development and delivery of reference and information services. Responsibilities include reference and research assistance, creation of online instructional and informational resources, coordination and delivery of instruction in online and face-to-face classroom settings, collection development, and participation on library and university wide committees. This promotion-track, faculty position works closely with all library departments and collaborates with students, staff, and faculty across campus. Duties and responsibilities are understood in reference to the terms and conditions set forth in the Library Faculty Handbook. This is a 12-month faculty appointment at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide research help and assistance to library users in Dayton Memorial Library and beyond through appropriate technologies, effectively utilizing print and electronic resources.
- Participate in the library instruction program across all campuses and online classrooms, including the development of faculty collaborations, instructional materials, and presentations in support of a diverse community of learners.
- Create, develop, and enhance access to library resources and services in a multi-modal learning environment that includes face-to-face, hybrid, and online interactions.
- Participates in professional activities, including research, publications, professional presentations, and service to the university to fulfill requirements for academic rank and promotion. Library faculty are encouraged, in consultation with their immediate supervisor, to pursue research and service opportunities in areas of personal and professional interest that they are most passionate about.
- Participate in the development and execution of Research & Instruction Department policies and procedures.
- Serves as bibliographer and faculty liaison to teaching departments for collection development within assigned subject areas.
- As a member of the library faculty, serves on library and university-wide committees. Participates in various functions of the university to support the values and mission of Regis University.
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA -accredited library school or evidence of progress toward completion of the degree by August 31, 2022.
- Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
- Thorough knowledge of print and electronic reference sources in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, and health care.
- Demonstrated excellence in offering instruction to a diverse student body.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
- 0-3 years' experience in a professional library setting for the rank of Instructor.
- 3–6 years’ experience in an academic library setting for the rank of Assistant.
1-3 years of experience providing business, finance, and accounting reference and research support in a higher education setting.
Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
Working at Regis University
As Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university’s culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community.
Regis University offers a generous tuition benefit to employees, spouses, and dependents, as well as flexible work options. In addition, we offer Mission Leave to give employees the opportunity to volunteer in the community.
Human Resources / Job Listings
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