The Instructional Librarian is responsible for providing research and curriculum support for Saint Paul College's Division of Liberal Arts and Fine Arts. Reporting to the Director of Academic Support and working closely with the Library Director, the person in this position develops and delivers information literacy workshops to students; provides research support to students and faculty; creates print and digital research guides; and assists faculty in designing culturally relevant research projects in a range of modes and media. All library staff provide coverage at the front desk as needed and assist the Library Director in operations. This position has a special focus on providing information literacy instruction and support for students and faculty in English composition, English for Academic Purposes, and Reading. Saint Paul College serves a considerable number of English language learners, and the ideal candidate will have the expertise to develop instructional methods and materials that best serve our culturally and linguistically diverse population. The Instructional Librarian will work closely with the Library Director and liberal arts and fine arts faculty to develop our collection to make it more reflective of the current population of Saint Paul and the current research interests of students and faculty. The library is housed within Academic Support, and the Instructional Librarian will be expected to collaborate with colleagues on student retention and success initiatives.
Master's degree in library science or equivalent degree
At least one year of experience in an academic library
Demonstrated ability to teach information literacy workshops or prior college teaching experience
Experience working with diverse learners and a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion across the curriculum
Demonstrated ability to support multimodal research projects
Second graduate degree in instructional design or a liberal arts field
Success working with English language learners
Proficiency in Somali, Hmong, Spanish, or another language commonly spoken in Saint Paul
Knowledge of instructional design principles
Familiarity with concepts, methods, and software used in audio and video production, photography, and/or graphic design
Demonstrated knowledge of current methodologies and assessment practices in library instruction
Application and Salary Information:
Saint Paul College is committed to supporting diversity in all of its forms. Applicants representing diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://www.saintpaul.edu/AboutUs/employment. Applicants must apply online. Other forms of submission will not be accepted. This position is open until filled with the initial review of applications to begin July 16, 2019. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee. A complete online application will include the following attachments:
Cover letter addressing the applicant's experience and the preferred qualifications listed in this announcement
Unofficial transcript(s) of your highest completed degrees
Three (3) professional references
NOTE: Candidate must be willing to complete Saint Paul College online instructor training prior to teaching in an online format.
Salary and benefits will be based on the collective bargaining agreement between Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF) and the State of Minnesota. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Salary and benefits will be provided according to the negotiated labor agreement. If you should have any questions about this position, please contact Anjali Bajracharya, Human Resources Representative at (651) 846-1449.
This document can be made available in alternative formats such as large print, Braille or audio tape by calling 651-846-1449. The college regrets that it is unable to offer H-1B sponsorship at this time. The successful candidate under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations must be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
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About SAINT PAUL COLLEGE - A COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.