University of South Carolina Upstate — Assistant Librarian, Coordinator of Information Literacy

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The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment.  Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

Position Description: Coordinate an active library instruction program including but not limited to: serve as the lead for library instruction and information literacy, schedule and delegate class sessions to library faculty, assess the library instruction/information literacy program, and maintain documentation. Identify, monitor, and analyze trends in information literacy and library instruction that will impact library services at USC Upstate. Collaborate with faculty and academic staff to support student research and integrate information literacy instruction into courses in both traditional and online formats. Develop and maintain web tutorials, subject course guides. Teach sections of the library’s credit course, LIBR 201, and library instruction sessions for first-year composition and University 101 classes. Provide library instruction and collection development as liaison to a disciplinary subject area. Participate in staffing the reference desk, including Saturday rotation. Report to Dean of the Library. Library faculty have rank and are expected to serve on committees, be involved in professional organizations, and engage in scholarly activities. Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

Required/Preferred Qualification and Application Instructions:   For a complete job description, job qualifications, and to apply, go to: www.uscupstate.edu/jobs.

Contact Information:
Andrew Kearns, Chair
Librarian/Coordinator of Information Literacy Committee
USC Upstate Library
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
akearns@uscupstate.edu
864-503-5403

The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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