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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/5/2016

Walden University Minneapolis, MN

Company
Walden University
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16096BR
AJE Ref #
576053092
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Job Description
Liaison Librarian in the following subject areas: Education

Liaison / Outreach Role & Responsibilities

* Serve as the Library s expert on the needs of the faculty and students in designated programs.

* Collect information and data both anecdotal and statistical to identify points in programs that would benefit from library instruction or intervention.

* Maintain knowledge of the evolving content of the curriculum, goals, and expected outcomes.

* Identify first courses or early courses where students need to develop information literacy skills and final or large scale research projects where students need advanced research skills.

* Identify, establish, and maintain contact (outreach) with the key stakeholders in the academic programs, academic centers, and course development.

* Identify opportunities for library content to be updated, created, and integrated into courses and programs. (course maintenance and development)

* Networking and awareness of program structure, benchmarking with appropriate institutions and understanding program expectations.

* Develop an annual review schedule of programs to identify upgrades, outdated materials and new opportunities to support students and faculty.

* Review course scope and sequence documents and identify problems and/or needs for instruction development.

* Provide literature review consultations, and support for doctoral students.

* Complete faculty and staff research support on request.

* Develop internal training related to assigned programs and subject areas for staff librarians.


Instruction Role & Responsibilities

* All Liaison Librarians must be trained and involved in production of instructional pieces including assignment guides, quick answers, library labs, tutorials, videos, etc.

* Liaisons will work more specifically within their programs to develop and deliver instruction.

* Liaisons will staff in-person and virtual Residencies and develop instructional and informational materials to improve Residency-based Library experience for students and faculty.


Reference Role & Responsibilities

* All Liaison Librarians will staff the reference desk.

External Requirements
Requirements:

* ALA accredited master's degree.

* Experience searching the major academic databases.

* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


Desired:

* Subject knowledge related to Education programs bachelors through doctoral.

* Expert-level research ability in online databases.

* Experience teaching information literacy skills including the use of online databases.

* Experience in an online academic library serving students at a distance.

* Experience supporting doctoral level information literacy outcomes.


Other information:

* This position can be done either virtually or from our office in Minneapolis, MN

* This is a salaried, 30 hour per week, associate librarian position with full benefits.

* Regular hours are Monday through Friday with occasional nights and weekends.

* Travel may be required up to four times per year.

Job Category
Library Services

State/Province/Region
MN

Country
United States

Position Type
Staff

Employment Type
Regular

Job Type
Full Time

Laureate Education, Inc. and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. EOE.