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Instruction Librarian, Radford University, Radford, VA

The John P. McConnell Library at Radford University seeks a creative, enthusiastic, useroriented librarian to join a team of library faculty who value collaboration and are committed to providing exceptional public services to our academic community. As part of our library instruction team, the librarian will design, develop, teach, and assess student-centered, courseintegrated information literacy workshops. The Instruction Librarian will provide generalized research assistance which includes evening hours and may include weekend hours. This is a twelve-month, non-tenured professional faculty position, with starting rank based upon experience and qualifications. It includes responsibilities for collection development, university services, and professional contributions.

Required qualifications:

A Master's degree in library science or equivalent from an ALAaccredited program conferred prior to appointment

  • Demonstrated interest in information literacy theory and practice
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with library instruction, such as orientations, curriculum-integrated workshops, and faculty workshops.
  • Experience in working in an academic library environment

Radford University is a comprehensive public university of more than 9,400 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. The university is focused on providing outstanding academic programs in a student-centered environment. It is well known for its strong faculty/student bonds and innovative use of technology in the learning environment. Radford is located by the New River close to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, 36 miles southwest of Roanoke, VA. 

Apply online at Applicants must complete an online application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references, and unofficial transcript of all degrees earned. Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2018.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans. 

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