Head of Information Literacy, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA

August 13, 2020

Holy Names University Cushing Library seeks a creative, dynamic, team-oriented individual to lead the Library’s Information Literacy initiatives and develop learning outcomes and assessment practices related to instruction. Primary responsibilities include energetically leading information literacy services, providing research assistance, and conducting instructional workshops. Some evening and weekend work is required. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Lead, develop, guide, and evaluate the planning, implementation, and assessment of all information literacy and instruction activities.
  • Collaborate with faculty and librarian liaisons to develop, customize, and integrate library instructional modules into courses using the university’s Learning Management System (Canvas).
  • Lead the development and assessment of broad-based library instruction materials utilized by faculty.
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend technologies essential to the design and delivery of in-person and online instructional services.
  • Maintain knowledge of emerging trends, best practices, and pedagogical principles, including but not limited to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
  • Develop, maintain, and report/disseminate statistical and other information related to the library’s instructional activities.
  • Coordinate and oversee any necessary training for use of instructional facilities and equipment.
  • Oversee Research Desk onboarding, training, and scheduling.
  • Provide specialized research assistance to students, faculty, and visiting scholars, both on-site and remotely.
  • Establish information literacy goals and strategies, and promote instructional offerings.
  • Produce and manage web-based resource guides and similar tools for supporting information literacy and research services.
  • Maintain awareness of best practices and trends in library information literacy and instruction.
  • Serve as a library liaison to one or more academic units providing customized services.
  • Actively evaluate assigned collection areas to determine quality, currency, and relevance; make removal and purchasing recommendations.
  • Participate in marketing and outreach efforts of the library by coordinating orientation efforts, promotional events, and other activities.
  • Actively engage in scholarly and professional activities with campus, local, and national committees, and organizations.

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Student Services Librarian, UC Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco

August 3, 2020

The UC Hastings Law Library seeks a talented and enthusiastic law librarian for the position of Student Services Librarian. Under the general supervision of the Library Deputy Director, the Student Services Librarian provides legal reference, research and instructional services to the UC Hastings community. The Student Services Librarian is the liaison to all student-facing library activities, providing reference assistance, legal research instruction, and collection development to UC Hastings law journals, the Career Development Office, the Bar Passage Support Program, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group (DWEIG), and the Office for Academic Skills Instruction and Support (OASIS). In addition, the Student Services Librarian coordinates the library’s Legal Research Certificate Program and collaborates with student government and other student organizations in developing and marketing library services for UC Hastings students.

For full information or to apply: https://uc-hastings.breezy.hr/p/3d706c85d9c1-student-services-librarian