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Library Instruction Coordinator (Tenure Track - 12 mon)

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A LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POSTING UNDER “Documents Needed to Apply”. In your Diversity Statement, please address the following: As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working environment for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you learned working with diverse populations? Please limit your response to 500 words.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Library Instruction Coordinator (Tenure Track - 12 mon)
Job Code 2920-Librarian 12 month
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant/Associate Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Library Dept
Hiring Department Summary

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library’s mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities. The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with new leadership, a forward-thinking vision, and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment.
Under the general direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Services, the Library Instruction Coordinator develops and maintains an inclusive instruction program that supports student success by building innovative approaches to course-driven instruction that is subject specific and non-subject specific, face-to-face and online. This position is the lead for instruction design and pedagogy and defines the Library’s role in the adoption and evaluation of new instructional models and information literacy techniques, including integrating emerging technologies and use of online learning tools and platforms.

Essential Duties

Under the general direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Services, the Library Instruction Coordinator develops and maintains an inclusive instruction program that supports student success by building innovative approaches to course-driven instruction that is subject specific and non-subject specific, face-to-face and online. This position is the lead for instruction design and pedagogy and defines the Library’s role in the adoption and evaluation of new instructional models and information literacy techniques, including integrating emerging technologies and use of online learning tools and platforms.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Academic Services, the Library Instruction Coordinator:
- Leads the setting of goals, objectives and priorities for library instruction consistent with the Library’s strategic plan, national standards, and best practices;
- Develops an inclusive library instructional program, which includes training librarian instructors;
- Designs reusable digital learning objects that teach information literacy core concepts and integrates them into the instruction program;
- Partners with teaching faculty, the Undergraduate Experience Librarian and subject librarians to develop meaningful instructional content that fosters critical thinking skills;
- Promotes the Sacramento State Library instruction program to campus entities, faculty and students.
- Assesses and anticipates information needs and evaluates effective ways of meeting them.
Scholarly or creative achievement, contributions to the Library and the University, professional development, and contributions to the community are all responsibilities of Library Faculty.

Required Qualifications

1. American Library Association (ALA) accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science (or foreign equivalent) OR equivalent combination of advanced degree in education or instructional design and academic library experience
2. Three years of professional library experience
3. Ability to develop an inclusive instruction program
4. Practical knowledge of library instructional design and pedagogy
5. Experience with active learning techniques
6. Ability to evaluate new instruction models and information literacy techniques
7. Demonstrated teaching ability and strong commitment to student learning
8. Demonstrated service orientation, interpersonal skills and organizational skills
9. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations that are reflective of a wide range of background and cultural heritage and social identities

Preferred Qualifications

1. Degree, certificate or coursework in instructional design
2. Experience in collaborating with campus partners to develop meaningful instructional content
3. Knowledge of instructional design theory, principles and practices
4. Experience with outreach, marketing and promotion of library services to the campus and community
5. Experience with curriculum mapping
6. Experience in designing reusable digital learning objects
7. Demonstrated understanding of the learning and research process in higher education
8. Experience working with assessment tools
9. Experience training librarian instructors
10. Experience developing and/or implementing an inclusive instruction program

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0021P
Anticipated Start Date December 2017
Initial Application Review 09/30/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

A LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POSTING UNDER “Documents Needed to Apply”.
In your Diversity Statement, please address the following: As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working environment for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you learned working with diverse populations? Please limit your response to 500 words.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.

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A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  2. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents