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Library Instruction Coordinator

Towson University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Other Professional Fields
Employment Type
Full Time
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Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has almost 900 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 Bachelor’s, 45 Master’s, and 5 Doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington, D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Library Instruction Coordinator

Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as the Library Instruction Coordinator. Our library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse library staff by considering applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. The Library Instruction Coordinator serves as liaison and subject specialist for selected departments and programs as assigned. Provides leadership and vision for the libraries’ inclusive instruction program that supports student success, including leading efforts on curriculum mapping to inform decisions about synchronous and asynchronous offerings. Takes the lead role in the development, promotion, implementation and assessment of the library’s information literacy instruction program, encompassing primary source, visual and data literacies. Plans and teaches information literacy in liaison area and other disciplines. Towson University places a high priority on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates will be expected to explain how they have been and could be involved in advancing this campus goal. This position is a 12-month faculty status position available in Fall 2021. Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent; a strong commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty and staff; demonstrated skill in library instruction and information literacy; and a commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion are required; experience providing leadership in various contexts (e.g. projects, initiatives, committees, etc) preferred. Rank is determined by qualifications at time of appointment. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. LIB-3434

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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. This position is contingent on availability of the funds at the time of hire.

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