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University of Idaho
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Posted: 05/13/2016
Library Faculty, Science Librarian

University of Idaho

Library Faculty, Science Librarian

Location: Moscow

Division/College: General Library (Div)

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $46,000 annually

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The University of Idaho Library invites applications from innovative and service-oriented individuals for the position of Reference/Instruction Librarian with an emphasis in the Sciences. This position will work closely with the Head of User and Research Services as part of the Reference & Instruction team and serve as the library's liaison to the College of Science. An ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, an agile and flexible approach to working with instructional technology, and the ability to adapt to an evolving environment. As a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, the library collaborates extensively with thirty-six other academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree from an ALA -accredited library program or the equivalent; evidence of a broad knowledge of print and electronic information sources; evidence of teaching abilities; excellent oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills including effective presentation skills; familiarity with current technologies used in libraries; strong, enthusiastic commitment to innovative public service; ability to work effectively, independently, and collaboratively in a collegial environment; and ability to meet requirements for promotion and tenure.

Preferred Qualifications:

Instruction experience; reference experience; academic library experience; experience in selecting and developing library collections; demonstration of creativity or innovation in library services; experience with project planning and assessment; evidence of ability to provide service through electronic delivery; bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline; two years of relevant subject liaison or collection development experience in a STEM field; two years of demonstrated experience with instruction or outreach to STEM students in an educational context; knowledge of data management and metadata schema; evidence of scholarly engagement in the field of library or information sciences.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Ability to lift and/or otherwise move 35 lbs and to work in an environment that may contain dust/mold.

Posting Number: F000417P

Posting Date: 05/10/2016

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

First consideration will be given to those who apply by 6/10/16.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.