Teaching and Learning Resident Librarian @ University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries are currently recruiting for a Teaching and Learning Resident Librarian position.

The Teaching & Learning program coordinates the teaching activities across campus libraries teaching nearly 2,500 instructional sessions reaching over 30,000 learners annually. Library staff collaborates with faculty, instructional staff, and campus administrators to ensure that students develop the skills they need to be effective users and producers of information. College Library provides primary service to undergraduates and Steenbock Library serves the disciplinary areas of life sciences, engineering, human ecology and veterinary medicine, and a broad undergraduate population.

Appointment: This is a three-year placement which is designed to encourage and promote professional growth and development of recent graduates. Desired starting date is around June/July 2019.

Salary: $52,000 with an excellent benefits package

Required Qualifications:

– Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an accredited institution

– Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills

– Self-starter who is eager to contribute to the profession

– Creative problem-solver

– Experience teaching within libraries or other settings

Resident Librarian position will be responsible for:

– Significant teaching for College Library, Steenbock Library, and the Teaching & Learning Program (Communication Requirement, pre-college, ESL, and drop-in workshop sessions), collaborating in the planning and development of instructional materials for classes, and assisting with the promotion of those classes. Occasional evening and weekend hours required.

– For the Teaching & Learning Programs Office, collaborating with the E-Learning Librarian to update, revise, and implement online instructional resources using several instructional technologies.

– Maintaining instructional websites and research guides for both College and Steenbock Libraries using WordPress, Canvas, LibGuides, and other campus tools.

– Assisting College and Steenbock Library Instruction Coordinators in mentoring student interns, planning and delivering training for instruction staff, partnering on daily instruction program management, analyzing statistics, and providing other instructional programmatic support as needed.

– Participating actively on instruction-related committees (e.g. College Library, Steenbock Library, and e-learning instruction and staff meetings).

– Assisting with assessment and evaluation of Communication Requirement A and B.

– Keeping current with developments in librarianship, particularly related to teaching and learning.

– Providing library services as needed (e.g. Reference shifts, orientations/tours, special events and outreach) and other duties as assigned.

A cover letter and resume are required and should be sent to library-hr@library.wisc.edu. Please reference the Teaching and Learning Resident Librarian in the subject line. Applications are due April 24, 2019. A criminal background check is required.