Joyner Library seeks a knowledgeable, creative and service-oriented instruction librarian. Reporting to the North Carolina Librarian, the Outreach and Instruction Librarian will serve as a member of a team of librarians and staff committed to effectively managing Joyner Library's growing special collections. This position participates in the Special Collections Division's public service activities, including instruction, reference, and social media services, with some weekend and evening work as required.
The position coordinates outreach and instruction activities, including the development of events and exhibits for campus and community audiences, news features and social media for the entire Special Collections Division. This librarian works as a liaison with other library groups involved in outreach, marketing, and exhibits.
This position oversees the development of the North Carolina Periodicals Index and promotes access to regional resources. The Outreach and Instruction Librarian helps to develop metadata and improve the effectiveness of the index by working with Special Collections Cataloging and Application and Digital Services.
Joyner Library Special Collections include the Verona Joyner Langford North Carolina Collection, University Archives, and Manuscripts and Rare Books. A staff of 14 FTE help collect, arrange, promote and provide access to a wide range of primary source materials. Collection strengths include North Carolina, American and maritime history, exploration, civil rights, communism, the Civil War, the Second World War, Southern literature and science fiction.
Special Instructions To Application:
Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online via the PeopleAdmin system. Finalists will be asked to make a presentation during the on-campus interview.
At least two, preferably three, original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to:
Leigh Boyd Joyner Library Academic Library Services Mailstop 516 East Carolina University Greenville, NC 27858
ALA-accredited master's degree or international equivalent; experience in instruction; experience with reference or public services; demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment; excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to effectively interact with audiences of diverse backgrounds.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 942033
Organizational Unit Overview:
Joyner Library is the intellectual heart of East Carolina University. We serve ECU's campus and distance education communities, act as a resource for the people of eastern North Carolina, and support ECU's contributions to the research community worldwide. We connect people to information and empower their lifelong learning by developing robust collections, superior services, and people-friendly spaces.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.