Temporary Librarian Pool 2016/2017 – Humboldt State University

Temporary Librarian Pool 2016/2017

Humboldt State University

Temporary Librarian Pool 2016/2017

3 full-time 12 month positions available:

• College of Professional Studies Librarian

• Digital Media & Learning Librarian

• Instruction & Reference Librarian

College of Professional Studies Librarian

DESCRIPTION: The Humboldt State University Library invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, temporary Librarian for the College of Professional Studies. We seek a collaborative and innovative instruction librarian to focus on the development and delivery of user-centered library services to the students, faculty and staff to the College of Professional Studies (CPS). As a member of the Library’s Outreach, Instruction, and Programming Unit, the successful candidate will collaborate on instruction, outreach and research services programs, assessment of programs, and collection development activities. Programs served by the College of Professional Studies Librarian include: Business, Child Development, Economics, Education, Indian Tribal & Educational Personnel Program, Kinesiology & Recreation Administration, Liberal Studies Elementary Education, Psychology, and Social Work.

DUTIES:

• Provide effective outreach to and expert research consultation and services in support of learning, research, teaching, and scholarship to CPS students, faculty, and staff, including collaborating on CPS programs;

• Work with faculty to design, teach, and assess instruction sessions and learning tools that integrate and support the curriculum;

• Apply learning theory and outcomes, pedagogical methods, and assessment to create effective instruction and learning objects, that support face-to-face, hybrid and online courses;

• Participate in the Library’s shared instruction program, including instruction to liaison areas, and information literacy assessment;

• Provide synchronous and asynchronous online instruction and reference services to support the College’s hybrid and online courses and programs;

• Provide general reference assistance, such as assisting students and faculty in locating appropriate scholarly resources, data sets, etc.;

• Consult with faculty to identify and integrate appropriate library resources and services, and open educational resources in the curriculum or projects;

• Collaborate with CPS faculty and students, and with Librarians in Collection Development, to assess and develop high-quality digital and print collections that support CPS and University at large;

• Provide reference and research support in retrieving statistical data, quantitative and qualitative data sets, including advising cataloging or collection development on data set acquisition, and working with the Scholarly Communication & Digital Scholarship Librarian to support the institutional repository hosting data sets;

• Collaborate with Library Marketing Team on outreach and programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• An earned Master’s degree in Library Science or related discipline from an ALA accredited college or university is required at the time of appointment.

• Professional (post-MLS) experience with instruction or information literacy instruction;

• Experience in specialized and general reference service or consultation service.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• A degree in one of the disciplines taught in the College (Business, Child Development, Economics, Education, Kinesiology, Recreation Administration,Psychology, or Social Work);

• One or more years of professional (post-MLS) academic or research library experience relevant to this position;

• Outstanding instruction, information literacy instruction, or training skills;

• Expertise in assessment and/or instructional design;

• Willingness to stay up-to-date and improve knowledge and skills pertaining to user needs and trends in academic libraries, information tools and resources, emerging trends in teaching and learning, instructional design, and related fields.

Digital Media & Learning Librarian

DESCRIPTION: The Humboldt State University Library invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, temporary librarian for the position of Digital Media & Learning Librarian. The DML Librarian provides guidance, instruction, planning, and support to advance the Library’s educational role, engaging faculty and students to foster a culture of exploration, experimentation, and innovation in teaching and learning with digital media. The primary purpose of this position is to develop engaging digital literacy educational programs to support student and faculty success, to increase awareness of pedagogy, teaching and learning with technology, and accessibility standards of those technologies. The DML Librarian Provides workshops, training, and consultation, and assesses effectiveness of programs. In addition to providing information literacy instruction, reference and research services, this position is responsible for Digital Media Lab (DML) operations and related services including workshops that teach digital production skills and literacies. DML services include student and faculty consultation, educational programs and instruction with: audio/video production, copyright, creative commons, creativity and innovation, desktop publishing, graphic design and poster printing, information and project management, online tutorials, some web design and programming. As a member of the Library’s Outreach, Instruction, and Programming Unit, the successful candidate will collaborate on instruction, outreach and research services programs, assessment of programs, and collection development activities. This position works closely with the Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian, and Special Collections Librarian to provide expertise and services at the Humboldt Scholars Lab. In-semester hours of obligation for this position: Monday – Friday 11 – 7pm.

DUTIES:

• Provide expertise, training, educational outreach programs, and assistance to enhance digital learning and develop digital media production skills among students, faculty, and staff, including accessibility strategies for learning objects and curriculum; and fostering innovation and creativity in learning environments;

• Conduct learner and project needs assessment for digital pedagogy across the curriculum, and non-curricular educational programs to design innovative and effective instruction, implement curriculum and learning experiences that enhance critical thinking and digital literacy skills;

• Apply learning theory, pedagogical methods, universal design, and assessment to digital media and learning programs, and Library Instruction and Research programs;

• Collaborate with Academic Affairs, Faculty, Information Technology, University colleges, College of eLearning & Extended Education, and others to teach effective integrative uses of digital media and learning technologies, including accessibility resources and tools to enhance teaching and learning, and to promote acquisition of digital literacies using the Digital Media Lab, Collaboration Lab, etc.;

• Work closely with Instruction Librarians to design and provide a wide-range of workshops such as: ‘skillshops’, writing for the web and effective use of web services, effective use of social media, managing digital identity and eportfolios, creating open educational resources, managing projects, and marketing;

• Utilize, support, and teach creativity and collaboration software and technologies such as blogs, wikis, Camtasia, Adobe Cloud, LibGuides, Garage Band, Audacity, digital repositories, etc. to teach digital media production and digital literacy skills, support open educational resource authoring, and develop innovative educational programs and services;

• Utilize project management to initiate and coordinate innovative projects;

• Provide approximately 10 hours of reference during evenings and weekends;

• Maintain awareness of best practices and resources, and provides up-to-date content on the library website and library guides;

• Provide some undergraduate library instruction as needed;

• Assist with library events and outreach activities, including actively collaborate with the Library Marketing Team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• An earned ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or an ALA-accredited degree from an equivalent program, or Master’s degree in Instructional Design or Educational Technology or related discipline from an accredited academic institution.

• Experience working with digital media productivity systems and services;

• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing;

• Ability to work independently, and to collaborate with teams.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience with instruction, information literacy instruction, or training skills;

• One year of experience working in library media services, library instruction, or instructional design;

• Demonstrated competence using online tools such as; video creation and editing software, digital cameras, learning management systems, web content management systems, screen capture, graphic design, and web publishing software and systems;

• Experience managing a digital media lab or digital media service;

• ​Familiar with tools and approaches to digital pedagogy and scholarship, including project management, creativity workshops, open educational resources, or programming;

• Willingness to stay up-to-date and improve knowledge and skills pertaining to user needs and trends in academic libraries, information tools and resources, emerging trends in teaching and learning, instructional design, web design, accessibility, and related fields​;

• ​​Demonstrated experience with principles of web design, writing for the web, universal design, accessibility, and html;

• Experience with promoting and marketing library services and programs.

Instruction & Research Librarian

DESCRIPTION: In collaboration with the Coordinator of Instruction and Reference and the Instructional Working Group, this position will provide creativity in the design and delivery of library programs designed to support undergraduate success. The emphasis of this position is to support serving the general education, freshman/sophomore courses, workshops, and international students. The Humboldt State University Library invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, temporary Instruction & Research Librarian to provide outstanding instruction and reference services. In-semester obligation: Sunday – Thursday 11 am-7 pm.

DUTIES:

• Develop and deliver effective and efficient instructional services, including ‘SkillShop’ workshops, information literacy instruction, online tutorials and guides, and other teaching and learning activities;

• Provide research services, including assessing needs and providing point-of-need assistance and consultation, supporting students, faculty, staff, and campus community;

• Promote and market library services and programs;

• Willingness to stay up-to-date and improve knowledge and skills pertaining to user needs and trends in academic libraries, information tools and resources, emerging trends in teaching and learning, instructional design, web design, accessibility, and related fields;

• Contribute to library initiatives as appropriate, such as Instructional Working Group, evolving learning commons, etc.;

• Foster strong and collaborative relationships with librarians, faculty, students, and staff in support of teaching, learning, research, and scholarship;

• Provide approximately 15 hours of reference during evenings and weekends;

• Maintain awareness of best practices and resources, and provides up-to-date content on the library website and library guides;

• Occasional shift changes occur during break, summer, and finals hours.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• An earned Master’s degree in Library Science or related discipline from an ALA accredited college or university;

• Experience or demonstrated interest in teaching undergraduate students;

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Demonstrated experience with library instruction to undergraduate students;

• Experience in specialized and general reference service or consultation service;

• Experience with marketing and outreach to undergraduate student or youth populations;

• Expertise in learning assessment, learning theory, and pedagogical methods.

APPLICATION:

Qualified candidates should submit electronically the following application materials:

• Form 590: Application for Temporary Appointment – Coaches/Counselors/Librarians: http://www.humboldt.edu/forms/content/form-590-application-temporary-appointment-coachescounselorslibrarians

• Application for Academic Employment: http://www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/757

• Supplemental Application for Academic Employment: http://www.humboldt.edu/applicantsurvey/

• Current CV

• Names and contact information of at least 3 references

Submission of the application materials and any questions regarding available assignments and application procedures should be sent to:

University Library (Job #7227)

Humboldt State University

1 Harpst Street

Arcata, CA 95521

(707) 826-3441 / (707) 826-3440 fax

To view more information about the Temporary Faculty Pool process, please visit: http://www.humboldt.edu/aps/employment/pool.html.

First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than April 17th. Applications received after this date will be added to the pool and considered if an assignment becomes available for which there are no other qualified applicants in the pool. Assignments are open until filled.

Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Human Resources

Siemens Hall – Room 211

Arcata, CA 95521-8299

(707) 826-3626

Fax: (707) 826-3625

http://www.humboldt.edu/jobs

Email: careers@humboldt.edu

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education – or activities only part of which are qualifying- -will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.

Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. The successful candidate for a position at HSU is required to be fingerprinted through the Humboldt State University Police Department or their local law enforcement agency. The results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate’s appointment. The cost of the fingerprinting is borne by the university.

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at http://www.humboldt.edu.

Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race,religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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