Social Sciences Librarian for Education - req# 10767
Social Sciences Librarian for Education
|Hiring Department||CULLS (107A)|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Benefits Eligible||The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.|
The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (CUL&LS) seeks a Social Sciences Librarian for Education to support a library system with a strong outreach and instruction program. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position. The desired start date is Spring 2020. The annual salary is negotiable based on qualifications and includes full benefits.
The Social Sciences Librarian for Education serves as subject specialist for education, focusing on outreach, instruction, research assistance, and collection management for the College of Education, the interdisciplinary Organization, Information and Learning Sciences (OILS) program and the library’s Children’s Literature collection. The individual in this position is part of the Learning & Outreach Services group and also collaborates with colleagues across the CUL&LS. We seek an engaged, innovative, and service-oriented individual who contributes to a dynamic team environment. UNM values the diversity of our campus and the larger community; the successful candidate is expected to engage in their primary duties in support of these diverse stakeholders.
Some evening and weekend work is required.
CUL&LS integrates UNM values of Academic Freedom, Diversity Within the Academic Community, Creativity and Initiative, Excellence, Integrity and Professionalism, and Access and Student Success into all we do. As identified in the CUL&LS strategic plan, we strive to be "a leader in imagining, creating, and realizing the 21st century academic research library and university."
The University of New Mexico is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, and the New Mexico Consortium of Academic Libraries, and it leads the LIBROS Consortium of seventeen academic libraries in New Mexico. CUL&LS contains over 3 million volumes and includes four branch libraries: Centennial Science & Engineering Library, Fine Arts & Design Library, Parish Memorial Library (business and economics), and Zimmerman Library (humanities, social sciences, and education). Zimmerman Library also houses the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections and the Indigenous Nations Library Program. CUL&LS grants bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees in its OILS program, which prepares professionals to help individuals, groups, and organizations to learn in more effective ways. CUL&LS is home to the UNM Press, a respected publisher of scholarly monographs and the largest book publisher in the state of New Mexico. UNM is a Tier I Research Institution and a Hispanic-Serving Institution. For more information about UNM and the community, please see https://advance.unm.edu/why-unm/.
Education and Experience
Preferred (Desired) Qualifications:
Undergraduate or graduate degree in a social science;
Experience in library instruction in face-to-face and online environments;
Experience or demonstrated knowledge with research methods and materials used by social science and education researchers;
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with information literacy concepts and trends (e.g., the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy);
|Application Instructions||Instructions: Please prepare the following documents: CV, Cover Letter addressing each Minimum and Preferred Qualification, and a list of three professional references including email and phone contact information. Questions may be directed to Leah Boetger, search coordinator, at email@example.com. |
Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.
|For Best Consideration||For best consideration, please apply by 10/24/2019. This position will remain open until filled.|
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.