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RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN

Company name
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

Salary
Commensurate with experience

Location
Edinburg, TX
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SCOPE OF JOB

Responsible for providing research assistance and library instruction to students, faculty, and other library users, with particular emphasis placed on the use of electronic resources and educational technology.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

- Provides research assistance at library service points, online, and in individual consultation sessions.

- Provides classroom instruction, tours, and workshops on the use of electronic resources and library research tools.

- Participates in and maintains social networking for the library.

- Develops online and print subject guides (e.g. LibGuides).

- Develops the library collection, acting as liaison for assigned academic departments within the university. Recommends the purchase of print and electronic materials necessary to support the academic programs of UTRGV. Assists in evaluation of the library collection.

- Participates in embedded librarian services in collaboration with the Center for Online Learning and Teaching Technology (COLTT).

- Maintains knowledge of library trends and best practices in academic libraries, including reference/research materials, instruction methodologies, educational technologies, and principles of information literacy.

- Works cooperatively with other library departments and supervisors on all UTRGV campuses.

- Serves on library committees and standing university committees as required.

- Participates in continuing education and professional development opportunities (e.g. conferences, workshops, webinars, etc.) as needed to maintain required skills.

- Performs other duties as assigned.

Institution:

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

Type of Library:

Academic

City:

Edinburg, Texas

Annual Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Salary Comment:

Commensurate with experience

Telephone:

(956) 665-2451

Fax:

Email Address:

careers@utrgv.edu

Website Address:

careers.utrgv.edu/postings/16956

Required Education:

REQUIRED

Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited library school.

PREFERRED

Additional Master’s degree or PhD.

Required Experience:

REQUIRED

Three (3) years of experience working in an academic library, preferably in a research or instructional role.

DESIRED

Experience in providing instruction and research assistance at the graduate level.

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