Job: Instruction/Reference Librarian

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Job Title:Instruction/Reference Librarian
Job ID:12125
Location:UW Stout
Full/Part Time:Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:Regular
JOB DETAILS:
We are seeking an energetic individual with a commitment to library support of undergraduate teaching and research. This position is responsible for providing instruction and reference services in conjunction with the Instruction and Reference Work Groups. This position will have primary responsibility for refreshing LibGuides to enhance campus teaching and research.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum:
- ALA accredited master's degree in Library/Information Science.
- Demonstrated ability to design, organize and teach instruction sessions.
- Training or experience providing reference services.
- Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Suite, databases and the web.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, students, faculty, and staff.
- Ability to prioritize and organize workload effectively.
- Effective written and oral communication skills.
- Exceptional customer service skills.

Preferred:
- Training or experience providing reference services in academic environment.
- Training or experience in writing or editing instructional materials.
- Training or experience in multi-media software.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach, promote, and evaluates library instruction for one-shot sessions in support of undergraduate teaching and research. Designs, produces and maintains web-based learning aids (LibGuides) in collaboration with other librarians. Shares in the daily and evening reference desk rotation. Participates in library public relations.

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
We think you'll find UW-Stout to be a great place to work. Here's why:

- Community. The University Library encourages a collegial environment with opportunity to pursue intellectual growth and explore new service ideas.
- Service Commitment. The library has a long standing history of service excellence to the campus community. We are always pursuing methods to enhance service in support of undergraduate and graduate learning.
- Technology. New advances in technology are well supported by a team of library technology staff and campus staff.
CAMPUS INFORMATION:
A member of the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Stout serves over 9,500 students in 26 graduate programs, including two terminal degrees and 48 undergraduate programs. As "Wisconsin's Polytechnic University," students, faculty and staff use applied learning, scientific theory and research to solve real-world problems, grow the state's economy and serve society. A leader in adopting new technology, UW-Stout is a digital campus and all faculty and staff are required to use available technology in their positions including course delivery. Increasingly courses are offered via alternative delivery methods and time frames. Faculty members are responsible for teaching, advising, research and scholarly activity, assessment of student learning and service.

The university is located in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, one hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94; located in the scenic Chippewa Valley Region with a population base of more than 200,000. Menomonie is a city of 16,000 surrounded by lakes, streams and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm
SPECIAL NOTES:
This position is a 10-month emergency hire position from August 22, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
TO APPLY:
Please submit the following materials with your online application:

-Cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
-Current resume
- Unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
-Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional references

Please note:
Official copies of transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
Employment contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

Before you get started with the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) by visiting the site below:
https://helpdesk.wisc.edu/images/group61/21900/TAMFAQ_CandidateGateway.pdf

External applicants can also view the FAQs after accessing the online system by clicking on the "Help" link in the upper right corner.

Screening of applications will begin August 3rd and continue until the position is filled.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Susan Lindahl, Interim Library Director
Email: lindahls@uwstout.edu
Phone: 715-232-1184

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
Erin Dunbar
Email: dunbare@uwstout.edu
Phone: 715-232-2149

Job Family: Staff

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