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Research, Instruction & Outreach Librarian (Senior Assistant Librarian) positions

 The Research, Instruction & Outreach Librarian (Senior Assistant Librarian) at Penfield Library will:

  • Serve as a core instruction librarian, sharing responsibility for information literacy and assessment of the library instruction program.
  • Design teaching materials and learning objects.
  • Deliver instruction using best practices for learning, teaching, and information literacy; apply imagination and motivation to create innovative one-shot lesson plans.
  • Collaborate closely with faculty, librarians and other university personnel in order to integrate and assess information literacy in a variety of majors.
  • Contribute to the development of new library initiatives.
  • Serve as liaison to assigned academic departments, with responsibility for subject specialized collection development and instruction.
  • Organize library outreach efforts, including events, exhibits, tours, and other in-person and online engagement activities.
  • Participate in Research Help Desk rotation for on-site and virtual reference, including some evening and weekend shifts.
  • Responsible for mentoring Peer Reference Assistants.
  • May supervise students or staff.
  • Engage in educational opportunities and work to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.
Position: Research, Instruction & Outreach Librarian (Senior Assistant Librarian) positions
Organization: State University of New York, Oswego - Penfield Library
Location: Oswego,  NY 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 10/29/2021

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Librarianship/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program by time of appointment.
  • Minimum one year instruction experience.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively adapt to and use new technologies and software.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Demonstrated interest or engagement with social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion issues, through professional or community experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Knowledge of the ACRL Framework or other best practices in pedagogy, particularly in information literacy instruction.
  • Knowledge of assessment principles.
  • Experience engaging in outreach initiatives that expand, improve, and promote library services.
  • Experience with reference service and/or collection development.
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Status: This listing expires on: 1/27/2022
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Organization Information
State University of New York, Oswego - Penfield Library
Penfield Library
SUNY Oswego
Oswego,  NY 13126
United States
Morgan Bond