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Academic Library experience preferred, paraprofessional experience accepted. Recent and upcoming December 2023 graduates are encouraged to apply. Resume and cover letter required.

Caldwell University invites application for full-time Instruction & Assessment Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Library, the Instruction and Assessment Librarian  is responsible for  coordinating the Information Literacy Program, fostering student learning and promoting information literacy across the curriculum. The Instruction and Assessment Librarian will also use assessment procedures to ensure a consistent and effective Information Literacy Program. Job duties include but are not limited to:

Coordinating the Information Literacy Program by designing, planning, organizing, implementing, and assessing information literacy education and initiatives.
Assisting in developing and implementing strategic and operational plans for the Information Literacy Program.
Providing vision and leadership on information literacy concepts, trends, pedagogies, and assessment. Actively cultivates new and/or maintains existing partnerships with departments across campus. Serves as liaison to academic departments as assigned.
Designing services to support the curricular, research, and information needs of students and faculty.
Planning and conducting assessment of evolving user needs and adapting services appropriately.
Providing in-person and virtual reference services, including in-depth research employing a combination of print and electronic resources to consult/aid/assist students, faculty, and staff.
Creating and updating library publications, including LibGuides, which foster the development of information literacy skills and competencies.
Providing point of need instruction to students, faculty, and staff and teaching classes as needed in conjunction with a team of librarians.
Covering one evening shift per week and Saturday on weekend staff rotation.
Masters degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution plus one to three years of effective academic library experience  required.  Candidates must be willing to support the Catholic Dominican, liberal arts mission of the University.

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Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Caldwell University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers our diversity and inclusion efforts, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must be willing to support the Catholic Dominican mission of the University.

Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 41 undergraduate and 32 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate, and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities, and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community, and excellence influence academic and campus life.

Caldwell University is an Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion within its community.

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