Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Reference and Instruction Librarian (C15-034) - Central Connecticut State University, New Britain

Reference and Instruction Librarian (C15-034) - Central Connecticut State University, New Britain. The Elihu Burritt library at Central Connecticut State University invites innovative and energetic applicants to fill a full-time, tenure-track librarian position that will serve on the Library's Reference and Instruction team. The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks that successfully support the research needs of CCSU's students, faculty, and staff. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and to working with a diverse student body. Required Qualifications: American Library Association accredited Master's degree in Library Science or equivalent. Academic library reference and instruction experience. Demonstrated experience and knowledge of electronic and print information resources. Must have good interpersonal skills and demonstrate a commitment to public service. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Experience working effectively with a highly diverse group of faculty, students, colleagues and the general public. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with online learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard, D2L "Desire to Learn," Moodle, Canvas). Experience providing concise information to undergraduate and graduate students in brief library instructions sessions covering a wide range of subject areas. Experience teaching a semester long information literacy credit course (e.g. ability to create lesson plans and assignments). Familiarity with screen recording and video editing software (e.g. Camtasia, Captivate). Demonstrated ability to effectively use instructional technologies. Familiarity with national information literacy standards/framework (e.g. ACRL). For full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2015. To begin the application process, go to www.ccsu.edu/jobs or click on Apply Now. CCSU is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. The position meets CLA’s minimum salary guidelines.