***This position is eligible for up to one day of remote work
The Special Programs and Instruction Librarian provides information
literacy instruction, liaises with academic departments, and
develops and publicizes innovative programs and displays that
showcase research, teaching, and creative activities at the
University. In this role, the incumbent will continue to build
close collaborative relationships across the university and work
closely with all members of the library team, especially the
Circulation and Library Logistics Manager, who is a partner in
coordinating and publicizing events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Special Programs and Outreach
- Work creatively and collaboratively with university offices,
academic departments, and student organizations to plan and promote
events in McKillop Library showcasing Salve Regina scholarship and
exploring the Critical Concerns of Mercy and the University
- Coordinate thematic displays of library materials to promote
collections, Salve Regina scholarship, and university events and
- Coordinate marketing and promotion of library programs, events,
and relevant initiatives, working closely with the library's
Circulation and Library Logistics Manager.
Reference and Instruction
- Serve as library liaison to assigned academic departments,
building and fostering collaborative relationships;
- Provide reference service at designated public service points
and assist users in face-to-face, online, and hybrid learning
- Plan, deliver, and assess course-integrated instruction
sessions in partnership with faculty;
- Develop teaching plans, materials, and assignments based on
best practices for teaching information literacy and research
skills, including active learning or problem-based learning
- Engage collaboratively with other academic support units such
as the University's writing center to integrate information
literacy with other student learning outcomes.
- Reach out to faculty in liaison areas to identify information
and research needs and select subject-specific library resources to
support student learning;
- Collaborate with other library units such as the Collections
team on larger projects such as the evaluation of journal packages,
databases, and other collection management activities.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Maintain knowledge of emerging trends, technologies, best
practices, and pedagogical principles in instruction and
- Continue to develop professionally through participation in
professional associations or other professional activity.
- Serve on library and university committees.
- Attend department and library staff meetings.
- Participate in cross-training initiatives to provide occasional
coverage of circulation functions.
- Evening and weekend work required.
- ALA accredited master's degree in library or information
- Knowledge of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for
Higher Education and its use in teaching.
- Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher
- Demonstrated excellence working in a highly service-oriented
and team-focused environment.
- Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills including a positive,
patient, friendly, and approachable demeanor.
- Some experience with instruction and familiarity and aptitude
with educational technology.
- Flexibility, ability to prioritize competing demands, and
willingness to work in a dynamic environment.
- Demonstrated history of excellent organization, self-direction
and seeing a project through from conception to completion.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible
employees including (waiting periods apply):
health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the
month following date of hire
403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer
contributions as well as access to advising services
long-term disability coverage
employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and
robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness
Other available benefits include:
supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
Tuition Exchange scholarship program. Application available for
qualified dependents of eligible employees working full-time
discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
discounted auto and home insurance through Liberty Mutual
employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
health savings accounts
529 collegebound saver program
For more detailed information on Salve's benefits, visit https://salve.edu/human-resources/benefits
Salve Regina University strives to cultivate belonging and values
through diversity, equity, and inclusion in order to foster a
welcoming culture for our staff, faculty and students, as well as
the wider community. Salve Regina University embraces all people
with grace. No matter the path traveled to get here, the University
acknowledges that many identities will intersect. Salve Regina
belongs to all in its community.
Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty
positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment
background checks and reference checks are required of successful
candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.