The University of Virginia Library seeks an Undergraduate Student Success Librarian to support the Libraryâ™s teaching and undergraduate outreach efforts. This position will work collaboratively with the others in the Library to support the teaching and research initiatives of both the Library and University; design outreach initiatives which connect undergraduates with the research community; develop programming for underserved populations, including first generation, international, and transfer students; deliver classes and workshops to support information literacy across the university; collaborate on the creation of instructional materials and activities; assess classes, tools, and student information literacy development; and, engage with faculty and instructors to integrate information, digital, media, and data literacy concepts and skills into the curriculum. The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy; awareness of innovations and trends within the library and education fields; and, a commitment to radical inclusivity, continuing professional development, creativity, and resourcefulness.
The Teaching and Learning department strives to deepen the library's connections and partnerships with faculty, students, and other centers on campus. This position will collaborate with a cohort of library staff dedicated to the development of sound pedagogical practices, inspirational teaching methods, innovative outreach programming, and critical attention to the development of research skills, and will join with a team of disciplinary experts to support and promote excellence in research, scholarship, artistic production, teaching and learning for all members of the academic community. The University of Virginia Library is committed to the values of respect, integrity, diversity & inclusion, collaboration, and innovation.
Internal Number: R0002923
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.