Scholarly Communications, Research and Instruction Librarian
Job posted to this site on September 11th at 3:42pm
Application Deadline: October 11th 2023
The Scholarly Communications, Research and Instruction Librarian is responsible for developing and delivering information literacy instruction, research support, and other programming related to scholarly publishing. These responsibilities combine current and emerging technology skills with outreach activities across the curriculum at Quinnipiac University. This position will serve as the primary library liaison to faculty and students within the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The successful candidate will provide outreach and education around scholarly digital publishing issues including Open Education Resources, Open Access Publishing, and citation metrics. In addition, this position will help design and conduct assessment of University Libraries’ instructional design efforts and multimodal activities.
- Participate in all aspects of library instructional services, research assistance, and creation of course-specific resources, guides, online tutorials, and web pages for use in both traditional and virtual environments that meet student learning needs
- Communicate and collaborate across library units to represent the perspectives of STEM students, faculty, and staff in shaping and delivering library services.
- Promote awareness, adoption, and support for Open Education Resources and for Open Access Publishing. Manage the library’s outreach on topics relevant to scholarly communication, including intellectual property rights and options such as creative common licenses
- Coordinate data collection, analysis, and documentation to help support decision-making with an evidenced-based approach to achieving the library’s strategic objectives related to library reference services and instructions
- Develop and assess the library instructional activities and programs, often incorporating new technologies into the instruction process
- Participate in the development and assessment of innovative digital projects (i.e., virtual library exhibitions)
- Support the library and the University’s commitment and efforts towards equity, diversity, and inclusion (DEI)
- Serve on library and university committees and participate in projects to develop and improve library services
- Responsibilities may include evenings and weekends
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master of Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution
- 2-3 years of experience in the areas of information literacy or e-learning approaches, and working knowledge of online pedagogies
- Demonstrated teaching skills and an understanding of trends in information literacy instruction and instructional technologies
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated experience with emerging technologies for access to information resources
- Strong public service orientation
- Science education/background preferred
- Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges". Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.
Location275 Mt. Carmel Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518
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