Outreach and Instruction Librarian, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly)

The Robert E. Kennedy Library at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in beautiful San Luis Obispo, California, seeks an energetic, creative, collaborative, user-focused professional to join us in a new tenure-track faculty position as Outreach and Instruction Librarian. We are looking for someone with synergistic passions for advancing the mission of the library, engaging directly with students, and collaborating with a variety of partners to create dynamic and effective outreach programming.

Core responsibilities for this position include developing outreach strategies, partnerships and initiatives to enhance library-wide programming efforts, both instructional and co-curricular, to support student success; participating in the library’s program of instructional outreach and services delivered in both physical and online learning environments; and collaborating with librarian colleagues and the library’s communications team in developing online learning modules, tutorials, and outreach collateral to broaden the reach of library instruction beyond the physical classroom.

The successful candidate will be creative and flexible, adept at working effectively both independently and collaboratively, and capable of building relationships with a variety of stakeholders. Passion for student success, organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate effectively across diverse audiences are essential. The successful candidate will also have a strong dedication to working with campus programs supporting underrepresented, first generation, transfer, military veteran and LGBTQ students. This position requires an MLS from an ALA accredited program or comparable, relevant advanced degree in addition to three or more years of relevant experience.

To apply, please visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG , complete a required online faculty application and apply to requisition #104617. Attach a cover letter, a current resume and copies of transcripts. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing your application. For full consideration, please apply by the review begin date of November 27, 2017. Applications received after that date may be considered until an acceptable candidate is secured. For additional information contact: the search committee chair, Brett Bodemer (805) 756-2203. Selected applicants will be required to submit sealed official transcripts of highest degree prior to appointment. EEO

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly’s commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
For more information about the Kennedy Library, please see: http://lib.calpoly.edu/about/jobs/

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