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JOB POSTING: Information Literacy Library for the Social Sciences

  • 1.  JOB POSTING: Information Literacy Library for the Social Sciences

    Posted Apr 14, 2021 09:43 AM

    Come join us at Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University in beautiful Boone, North Carolina! 

    Belk Library is seeking an Information Literacy Library for the Social Sciences. This is a full-time (12 month), tenure track position.

    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 social sciences, including: Anthropology, Communication, Government and Justice Studies, Human Development & Psychological Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology. The position involves strong outreach efforts across undergraduate and graduate programs.
    • Work collaboratively with university social sciences 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
    • 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 teaching.
    • Opportunity to develop and manage collections in relevant disciplines in close collaboration Collection Management Services team
    • Meet library faculty guidelines for promotion and tenure, including requirements for scholarship and service to the library, the university, and the profession.

    Closing Date: May 13, 2021

    Review of applications begins: May 14, 2021

    For more information and to apply:

    Mark Coltrain (he, him, his)
    Associate Professor | First Year Experience Librarian
    Belk Library & Information Commons
    Appalachian State University | 828.262.2085


    Mark Coltrain
    First Year Experience Librarian
    Appalachian State University