Information Literacy Librarian, University of the District of Columbia
The University of the District of Columbia is currently seeking candidates for the position of Information Literacy Librarian. This highly visible position supports the mission of the university and library by leading in the development and maintenance of the library’s information literacy program. Reporting to the director of the library, the librarian works collaboratively with academic faculty and librarians in planning and implementing a program for teaching and fostering information literacy skills relevant to the university curriculum, and for developing students' competence to discover, access, evaluate, and use electronic and print resources. This is a 12-month position. Some evening and weekend work is required. We strongly encourage candidates who demonstrate professional and pedagogical commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion to apply.
The only public institution of higher education in the nation’s capital, the University of the District of Columbia is a land-grant institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality, career-focused undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare its highly diverse students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to launch, enhance, or change careers. The university is a member of the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC), which manages the shared integrated library catalog, the high-density off-site shared collections facility, the consortium and interlibrary loan systems, and other initiatives. Librarians are expected to serve on appropriate WRLC committees and other task forces, as assigned.
Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit:
Applications received before April 3, 2020 will receive first consideration.
Please note that, as a tenure-track faculty position, the posting includes standard language from the university regarding terminal degrees and teaching. However, this librarian position does not primarily involve course teaching, so those without the listed years of teaching experience should not hesitate to apply. The MLS is the appropriate terminal degree for librarians.