Humanities Liaison Librarian, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Title: Humanities Liaison Librarian

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent advanced degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Knowledge of trends and best practices in academic library instruction.
  • Demonstrated commitment to user services.
  • Subject knowledge and experience with one or more humanities disciplines.
  • One or more years of teaching experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in a robust library instruction program, providing in-person and online library instruction for the general education program and courses in the humanities, especially in the English Department.
  • Work collaboratively with university humanities and library faculty to develop innovative and effective approaches to strengthening student information literacy skills.
  • Develop relationships with faculty and in-depth knowledge of the curriculum and research of the assigned departments.
  • Collaboratively develop and participate in library outreach and engagement programs.
  • Develop and manage collections (electronic, multimedia, and print) in relevant disciplines to support the research and teaching needs of faculty and students.
  • Assist users in person and online with finding information, conducting research, and using the Library’s resources.
  • Engage with a dynamic university community using both traditional research methods and emerging modes of scholarship and pedagogies.
  • Meet library faculty guidelines for promotion and tenure, including requirements for scholarship and service to the library, the university, and the profession.

For more information and to apply: https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/23794

For any questions, contact the Committee Chair, Hannah Pope at popehl@appstate.edu.

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