To support the Bethel community in the promotion, facilitation, and teaching of information literacy, research skills, active lifelong learning, and truth seeking. To evaluate and communicate the effectiveness and value of the University Library achieved within the context of a broad array of resources the library collects and/or promotes.
• Familiarity with library processes, a wide array of library resources, and with the academic environment.
• Skill with teaching, presentation, and design of learning objects for the classroom or the online course environment.
• Knowledge of customer service best practices and strategies.
• Ability to multi-task and to work both independently and collaboratively, with or without direct supervision.
• Ability to work within online course management system.
• Skill with the research process, and communicating this process to individuals or groups.
• Strong ability to work collaboratively with groups outside the library, whether on committees or other joint projects.
• Must have a strong grasp of quantitative and qualitative research methods and their application in a library context; ability to monitor trends in library/higher education assessment.
• Fluency with software for gathering and manipulating data (Excel, SPSS, Access) is highly desired.
• Strong communication skills.
2 years’ experience in an academic library setting preferred.
MLIS from an ALA accredited program required.
Must be able to work in a sitting position at a computer for extended periods of time, lift and carry books up to 20 pounds, teach in a standing position at a computer workstation for at least 2 hours at a time.
This is a 1.0 FTE, 12 months position including evening and weekend shifts at the reference desk and scheduled instruction classes.