Approximate date of posting November 16, 2017
Position: Residency –Research and Education Services
Eligibility MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited program. Degree must be received by date of hire.
Location: San Antonio Texas
Company/Organization University of Texas San Antonio
The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries seeks an outgoing, energetic Student Success Resident Librarian to provide instruction, research and outreach services to first‐ and second‐ year students of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and academic backgrounds. This entry‐ level position will develop and implement fresh ideas and new directions for a library instruction and assessment program focused on undergraduates’ academic success and retention.
The successful candidate will enjoy teaching and engaging with students. As a social connector, the Student Success librarian will foster undergraduates’ sense of belonging and inclusion, collaborating with diverse UTSA student organizations and services and participating in outreach programs across campus.
Time Frame three years from date of hire.
Compensation: $43,104/annualized; flexible depending on experience
* This position is eligible for relocation reimbursement of up to 10% of the approved annualized salary for a candidate who meets distance test criteria. Relocation reimbursements are paid according to university guidelines.
Experience using active and experiential learning methods in a higher education setting.
Demonstrated ability to build professional relationships among diverse constituencies.
Description of Job Duties
Provides instruction, research and outreach services to first- and second-year students of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and academic backgrounds. Develops and implements fresh ideas and new directions for an information literacy instruction and assessment program focused on undergraduates’ academic success and their retention.
Teaches research and information literacy skills to first- and second-year undergraduate students. Collaborates with librarians, course instructors, and university partners to develop course-related library instruction, web-based tutorials, and guides, focusing on building foundational research skills needed for academic success.
Fosters undergraduates’ sense of belonging and inclusion, collaborating with diverse UTSA student services and organizations. Plans and participates in student engagement programs and outreach activities across campus.
Maintains current knowledge of curriculum, academic success and retention programs, academic goals of faculty, and scholarly needs of diverse students. Partners with the first-year Writing and Pathways programs.
Builds partnerships with student support units, raising awareness about the ways the library can help students achieve academic success and persist at school.
Assesses library instruction and outreach programs for the first- and second-year undergraduate students.
Provides research assistance to students, faculty, and staff via chat, email, phone, and in person.
Serves on library and university committees and task forces.
Participates in usability studies and focus groups to better understand the needs and behaviors of first- and second-year students.
Attends appropriate conferences and training sessions in area of specialization.
May represent UTSA at local, regional and national meetings.
How to Apply online application, access the UTSA, Human Resources, STARS, website athttps://jobs.utsa.edu.