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Teaching and Learning Librarian
Do you enjoy teaching and working with undergraduate students? Are you interested in supporting learners in finding, evaluating, and using a wide variety of information sources? Do you enjoy learning and using new technology?
 
The Teaching & Learning Librarian position, located in the UW-Madison Libraries’ Teaching & Learning Programs office, works as part of a team to develop and teach in-person information literacy instruction sessions primarily for undergraduate general education courses. This position also contributes to the office’s Online Learning Team, assisting with the development, assessment, and maintenance of a growing collection of online learning objects that support student research and learning.
 
In addition, this position collaborates with staff in the Libraries’ Teaching & Learning Programs office and with other library instruction staff to develop and conduct assessment of student learning, and create documentation and develop best practices in support of the Libraries’ instruction program.
 
This is an entry-level position. Candidates with demonstrated interest in instruction and online learning are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be provided with professional development, training, and mentoring to support their growth in these areas.
The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.

Teaching & Learning Programs is part of the UW-Madison Libraries, one of the ten largest public university library systems in the United States. Teaching & Learning Programs has a robust portfolio, including coordinating the library instruction program, online learning development, and engagement & outreach. Our mission is to collaborate with faculty, instructional staff and campus administrators to help students develop the skills, attitudes, and knowledge base needed to become efficient, effective users and producers of information. As advocates for the Wisconsin Idea, UW-Madison Libraries offers a work environment notable for its excellent service to patrons within and beyond the University.
 
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

Tasks:
-Provides instruction services for undergraduate general education courses by designing, developing, and delivering library instruction in a variety of formats, including online.
-Collaborates on assessment and evaluation of library instruction, primarily for foundational research and general education courses.
-Uses strong written and verbal communication skills to facilitate successful project management. 
-Participates actively on library committees related to instruction and areas of interest.
-Keeps current with developments in pedagogy, librarianship, online instruction, and relevant technology via engagement in professional organizations and professional development.
-Assists with the coordination of day-to-day tasks related to Library instruction services, including scheduling, referrals, and maintaining statistics.
Position: Teaching and Learning Librarian
Organization: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison,  WI 
United States
Salary: $57,000
Posting Start Date: 6/19/2024
Date Posted: 6/19/2024
Requirements Education Requirements: A Master's degree in Library/Information Studies, Education, Instructional Design, or equivalent degree. 

A resume and cover letter are required. References will be collected from finalists at the time of the interviews. Your cover letter should speak to the qualifications listed below, especially your interest in or experience with in-person or online instruction or the development of online learning resources. 
 
Required qualifications
  • Demonstrated interest in or experience with in-person instruction
  • Demonstrated interest in or experience with online instruction or development of online learning resources
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
Preferred qualifications
  • Interest in exploring and learning new technology
  • Strong communication skills in a team or group context
  • Demonstrated interest in or experience with public speaking or leading training
Status: This listing expires on: 8/18/2024
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Address:
Memorial Library
728 State Street
Madison,  WI 53706
United States
Email:
melissa.ortiz@wisc.edu
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Melissa Ortiz