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Head of Library Teaching and Outreach, Emory University, Oxford, GA

Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory's original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College of Emory
University invites candidates to apply for the position of Head of Library Teaching and Outreach. We
seek an enthusiastic individual with proven teaching and technology skills to coordinate the library's
instruction program and to develop and deliver innovative, quality services for the Oxford College Library
(http://oxford.library.emory.edu/). This position will lead the library's effort to support the new College
curriculum, which includes Discovery Seminars with information literacy as a key outcome. In addition to
the Discovery Seminars, the Head will collaborate with faculty and librarians to integrate information
literacy into courses across the disciplines.


Responsibilities:
The Head of Library Teaching and Outreach at Oxford College leads the Library's efforts in planning,
implementing, and managing an information literacy and outreach program. The position's responsibilities
include leading the Research Practices Team, consisting of all teaching librarians, working with faculty
members to determine relevant learning outcomes for research projects or assignments, and
incorporating evolving information technologies to support instruction and student learning. The Head
provides in-person and virtual research assistance. The individual participates in collection development
of the assigned subject areas at Oxford College Library, and also develops and maintains content for the
library website. The person in this position leads the Events and Outreach Team for the library, is a
member of several other internal library teams, serves on Oxford College and Emory University Libraries
committees, and has the opportunity to participate in professional organizations.


Qualifications:
Required: a graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited institution; three years of
demonstrated effective, discipline-specific teaching experience; knowledge and experience in meeting the
research needs of students and faculty in a variety of subject areas; self-motivation; flexibility; strong
problem-solving, written, and oral communication skills; initiative and the ability to conceive and carry out
projects on a deadline, including managing multiple responsibilities and effectively responding to the
needs of a campus community that makes heavy demands on library services; ability to work in a
collaborative team environment.


Salary and Benefits:
Salary based on qualifications and experience. This is a non-tenure track faculty-equivalent librarian
position that follows a rank and promotion system based on performance, experience, expertise, and
contributions. The library provides generous support for professional development activities. Emory
University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including tuition benefits. Several retirement plan
options are available, including TIAA/CREF.


Application Procedures:
Please apply for these positions via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/63746 and include a letter
of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.
Review of applications will begin on July 8, 2019; and, this position will remain open until filled.
One of Emory University's four schools collaborating in undergraduate education, Oxford College
provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for
the first two years of their Emory bachelor's degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment
to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community. Applications from
women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.

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