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Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction, Alfred University (Alfred, NY)

Position Description: The Art Librarian/Coordinator of Library Instruction will be the lead professional in direct support of the distinguished undergraduate and graduate programs of the School of Art and Design.  The primary focus of this position is to work alongside art faculty to offer creative and meaningful instruction, learning assessment, and attentive library service.

Qualifications: A Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required.  Strong subject expertise, or degree in an Art related field is required.  Evidence of creativity and an understanding of best practices in instruction are required. The ability to work independently on multiple projects and excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.  The successful candidate will possess strengths in project management, leadership in team environments, and experience in the use of technology for instruction.
Formal training and/or experience in instruction is highly desirable.  Experience with social media promotion, outreach programming, and knowledge of special collections is also desirable.   A degree in Art or Education is not required, but is a plus.
To apply, please submit:
1) A letter of introduction outlining how your qualifications and experience match this opportunity;
2) A separate, short statement (up to 1 page) regarding your philosophy of information literacy instruction;
3) Current Resume/Vitae;
4) Names, email, and phone numbers of three appropriate references
Submit materials to: Alfred University, Human Resources, One Saxon Drive, Alfred NY 14802; or email humanresources@alfred.edu.
Review of applications will begin on August 1st, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits including tuition remission.
 

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