Library Instructor, Department of Instructional Services and Assessment

Lamar University
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Mary and John Gray Library at Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, is seeking an innovative and motivated individual to serve as Library Instructor. The successful candidate will provide information literacy instruction in the library’s credit-bearing courses as well as in course-integrated library instruction sessions. The instructor will also work with the Head, Instructional Services and Assessment to promote and grow our information literacy program and on various library assessment projects.

This is a 12 month, non-tenure track faculty position.

Duties will include designing and delivering course-integrated session lesson plans, creating learning objects, assessing student learning outcomes, participating in the library’s credit-bearing information literacy courses, helping to create a library of re-usable lesson plans, assessments, and learning objects, collaborating with university faculty, staff, and students to promote and integrate information literacy into the broader university curricula, participating in the selection, implementation, and promotion of appropriate assessment tools to improve library services, and participating in the interpretation and communication of assessment data to a variety of library stakeholders.

The successful candidate will hold a master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program and experience as an instructor in an academic library setting. We are looking for someone with strong organizational skills and an attention to detail, knowledge of current and emerging technologies and their application to academic library instruction, experience or demonstrated potential in online learning techniques, and experience or demonstrated potential in conducting assessment projects and communicating findings.

With an enrollment of over 17,000 students, Lamar University is one of Texas’ fastest growing universities. The university has been nationally recognized for the quality of its core curriculum and the diversity of its student body. Beaumont is a Texas Gulf Coast city located between Houston and New Orleans. With an interesting blend of cultures, it offers much to do with a wide variety of restaurants, museums, and arts venues. Winters are mild and the attractions of Houston are close by.

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Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.