Job Opening Title: Instruction and Reference Librarian
Institution/Organization Name: Institute of American Indian Arts
Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Santa Fe, NM, USA
Link to job posting: https://iaia.edu/about/employment/
Years of experience required: 2 years
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico has an opening for an Instruction and Reference Librarian
Reporting to the Library Director, the Instruction and Reference Librarian provides a wide range of library services for students, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities include providing information literacy, reference services, overseeing patron workstations, engaging in collection development, and supporting IAIA’s mission, vision, and core values.
• Teach information literacy courses and provide student, faculty, and staff with research assistance, which includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities: o Provide leadership in teaching, expanding, and enhancing information literacy. o Teach information literacy sessions as requested by instructors. o Design instructional material as needed. o Participate in assessment of instruction. o Assess and determine the information needs of library’s patrons. o Use print and digital resources to conduct research. o Create library webinars and/or learning modules for online courses.
• Use technologies to create, deliver, and improve on a wide-range of library services, which includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities: o Provide leadership in managing the library’s Libguides. o Develop and maintain the library’s presence in a course management system. o Participate in evaluating services with view to improvement via appropriate technologies. o Participate in selection of technologies for improved service. o Troubleshoot problems with databases. o Communicate and collaborate with the Information Technology department to ensure online off campus access to databases.
• Participate in the management of library activities , which includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities: o Work in a team environment, and lead projects when necessary. o Manage the library donation projects, including book sales. o Oversee collection development in assigned areas. 2 o Contribute to the development of library policies and procedures. o Prepare reports as needed or assigned. o Collaborate in the creation of exhibits that encourage library use and the exploration of resources. o Collaborate on the development and delivery of public programming. o Provide support services in the day to day library operation, such as circulation. o Oversees student workers, as assigned/required. o Participate in the assessment and evaluation of library collections and services. o Assist with the general maintenance of equipment. o Provide backup services for interlibrary loan and serials. o Assist in maintaining a safe and secure library environment. o When designated, assume authority for library operations when Director is absent.
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