Reference/Instruction Librarian

Moscow, Idaho, United States

Job description

Division/College: General Library (Div)

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $33,000 – $35,000 annually

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The University of Idaho Library is now seeking candidates for the position of Reference/Instruction Librarian. The successful candidate will participate as a library faculty member, providing instruction and reference service in support of the academic programs of the University of Idaho. This entry-level position entails significant library instruction, general reference service (including evening and weekend hours), support of reference and instruction initiatives, and serving as a liaison to student groups as part of a first year experience program.

This is a non-tenure track faculty position at instructor rank with an academic year appointment (nine-months). Continuance contingent upon funding and meeting or exceeding performance standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree from an ALA-accredited library program, evidence of a broad knowledge of reference tools and techniques and library instruction methods and technologies; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; effective presentation skills; evidence of strong technology skills (including but not limited to experience with creating and maintaining web-based products and digital instructional materials), strong commitment to innovative public service; ability to work effectively, independently, and collaboratively in a collegial environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Reference and instruction experience in an academic library; demonstration of creativity or innovation in library services; enthusiastic commitment to teaching undergraduates.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Ability to work in an environment that may contain dust and/or mold.

Posting Number: F000683P

Closing Date: 5/30/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

How to apply

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Since 1889, the University of Idaho has been a place that expects more from itself, more from its students, more from knowledge and more from life. We offer a distinctive combination of outstanding majors and graduate programs, accomplished faculty, world-class facilities, renowned research and a residential campus in a spectacular natural setting. It's no wonder we're ranked among the top national universities in the country (U.S. News & World Report). We're also one of the best values in higher education (The Princeton Review).