Information Literacy Coordinator Librarian

Deadline

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Location

Houston, Texas

Sponsor Organization

University of Houston - Downtown

Description

The Information Literacy Librarian Leads face-to-face instruction design and provision, including planning assessment, and promotion. Designs instruction and teaches library instruction classes, and collaborates with faculty and other librarians to integrate information literacy concepts into their classes. Facilitates involvement of other library staff in library instruction. Represents the needs of the face-to-face instruction programs in planning and resource allocation with the Public Services division.

Duties

  • Oversees logistical aspects of providing face-to-face instruction on campus, including responses to the requester, scheduling involvement of other library staff in the provision of instruction, instruction room conditions, and other factors as needed. Teaches classes as needed.
  • Daily supervises and leads in developing and maintaining information literacy competencies at different student levels, including student learning outcomes and assessment.
  • Collaborates with classroom faculty to integrate appropriate information literacy competencies, concepts, and skills into library instruction sessions, assignments, and course content.
  • Provides reference assistance in a variety of formats to the University community and members of the general public.
  • Collaborates with other related Library units as needed to support instruction, including Web Management and Distance and Online Learning.

Marginal Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices to support the creation of a learner-centered environment

Skills:

  • Candidate must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
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