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Student Success and Engagement Librarian

Company: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Department:University Library-550501Career Area :LibrariesPosting Open Date:11/12/2021Open Until Filled:YesPosition Type:Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)Working Title:Student Success and Engagement Librarian Appointment Type:EHRA Non-Faculty InstructionalPosition Number:20040743Vacancy ID:NF0005391Full Time/Part Time:Full-Time PermanentFTE:1Hours per week:40Position Location:North Carolina, USProposed Start Date:01/03/2022Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:The University and The LibrariesThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the countrys oldest state university. UNC Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in medicine, social work, information science, and law. The University Libraries, one of the largest research libraries in the south, is an essential part of the Universitys educational and research efforts. It includes 9 libraries on campus, including the Health Sciences Library, Walter Royal Davis Library, Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, and the R.B. House Undergraduate Library. The University Libraries hold approximately 9.2 million volumes and extensive collections of manuscripts, audiovisual, microforms, graphics, government documents and rare books. The Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Council on Library and Information Resources, and the Center for Research Libraries. Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, healing, and service missions of the universities.The University Libraries are committed to increasing the diversity of its staff, and therefore welcomes applications from candidates who bring additional dimensions to our mission and work. The University Libraries invest proudly in our employees, strive to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourage vision and innovation.Position Summary:The R. B. House Undergraduate Library (UL) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a student-focused and collaborative candidate to fill the new role of Student Success and Engagement Librarian. The Undergraduate Library, part of the University Libraries, is a vibrant, user-centered department committed to supporting the learning, research, and creative needs of the campus community. With a focus on the whole student and core services such as reserves, digital and information literacies, and media collections, Undergraduate Library staff strive to create a welcoming environment where students can shine.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:Requires the Masters in Library Science (MLS) degree (or foreign degree equivalent). In specialized libraries, may substitute an advanced degree in the field of specialization (e.g., legal degree for a law library, or a history degree for a special historical collection within the library setting).Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities- ALA-accredited masters degree in library or information science. Candidates who are currently enrolled in a Masters program and are within one semester of graduating will also be considered and are encouraged to apply.- Experience teaching or providing library instruction- Experience providing user-centered research services - Demonstrated project management and organizational skills- Demonstrated commitment and ability to work effectively with a diverse campus community- Experience using instructional technology to support student learning- Strong written and oral communication skills - Self-motivated, with strong commitment to teamwork and collaboration - This position is primarily based on-sitePreferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities- Coursework in Education or Education-related field - Experience working with high school or undergraduate studentsSpecial Physical/Mental Requirements:This position is primarily based on-siteCampus Security Authority Responsibilities:Not Applicable.

Keywords: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill , Student Success and Engagement Librarian, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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