Assistant Professor Library Media/Learning Experience Librarian

About the Position

Southern Utah University invites applications from individuals with vision, creativity, energy, and initiative for this full‐time, 10.5‐month, tenure‐track faculty position in the Gerald R. Sherratt Library. The Learning Experience Librarian coordinates, develops and promotes information literacy instruction across the disciplines, F2F and online. As library faculty, s/he will teach library courses, provide one‐shot instruction, work at the general reference desk, select materials for assigned liaison subject area(s) and be responsible for other assigned library tasks/services.

Qualifications

Required: Awarded ALA‐accredited MLS/MLIS, or doctorate in a relevant field; experience in information literacy instruction in face‐to‐face and online environments; demonstrated ability in instructional design and development; ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in an academic environment; ability to work successfully with a wide variety of constituencies including students, faculty, staff, and administration; evidence of ability to work independently and collegially; organizational, written, and oral‐communication skills; commitment to effective service for both internal and external clients.

Preferred: Experience with user‐interface design/assessment; experience with Web design and video editing software; experience with Canvas or comparable learning management system (LMS) software; experience or commitment to teaching at the college level (online and/or faceto‐ face); experience in public‐service librarianship.

First considerations begin January 15, 2019. Desired starting date: July 1, 2019. Complete job description and application online at https://jobs.suu.edu/ or use the direct link at https://jobs.suu.edu/postings/2196 click on “Apply for this job”.

About the University

Founded in 1897, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah, is a caring campus community where students come to explore their interests and prepare for meaningful careers and life experiences. With more than 144 undergraduate programs and 17 graduate and certificate programs across five academic colleges, SUU proudly offers world‐class, project‐based learning opportunities where students gain professional experience before entering the job market.

Located in the world’s best backyard, SUU is the University of the Parks thanks to its close proximity to several outdoor recreational areas and its educational partnerships with the National Park Service. SUU’s safe, residential campus allows students (more than 10,000) to create lifelong friendships along with once‐in‐a‐lifetime outdoor adventures in conjunction with innovative academic endeavors. Cedar City, also known as “Festival City” is the home of the nationally renowned “Utah Shakespeare Festival” as well as many other festival celebrations. 

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We support diversity and inclusion Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy‐related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.