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Louisiana College Library is seeking a Reference Librarian to begin no later than August 2014. The position is a tenure-track faculty position with an eleven-month contract. As a provider of reference services and library information instruction, the candidate must place a strong focus on teaching information literacy and critical thinking skills. This position is an integral part of a small reference department serving undergraduate and masters’ level students. It provides an excellent opportunity for gaining professional experience working within a variety of library functions.
The successful candidate will:
Provide quality reference services and effective library instruction, with the goal of further developing an information literacy program, including assessment of the program.
Collaborate with the other library faculty, library staff, and other academic area faculties, in designing programs, expanding outreach, delivering services, and evaluating outcomes.
Participate in essential library responsibilities of weeding, collection development, circulation, customer service, and assessment of library reference services.
Participate in teaching undergraduate courses as part of a minor in Library Services or as part of the add-on certification for school librarian.
Other duties as required or as assigned in support of the institution’s mission and values.
The Reference Librarian expected to participate in campus committees, activities, and events. The position requires some evening and weekend duty.
ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS
Relevant experience in providing reference service and/or relevant coursework
Teaching experience, including information literacy instruction/or relevant coursework.
Demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate the Christian faith with teaching and learning.
A second Master’s degree in Elementary or Secondary Education;
Candidates with a second Master’s degree in an area other than education will be considered.
Candidates without a second Master’s degree must be willing to earn an appropriate Master’s degree within five years.
Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional and graduate programs, located in Pineville, LA. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts and the names and addresses of three references to: Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P. O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to: email@example.com.
Adjunct Openings (Online Only)
Louisiana College is accepting applications for adjunct online teaching opprotunities in the following areas:
- Christian Studies - Specifically in the fields of Pastoral Leadership and Preaching
- Criminal Justice
- Fine Arts
- Humanities (English and Foreign Languages)
- History and Political Science
Successful candidates are required to hold at least a Master's Degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching field. The openings are for online courses only; therefore, successful candidates need to demonstrate a successful history of offering online courses along with successful student outcomes. Online adjunct instructors need to be comfortable developing and implementing course content across a variety of learning management systems. Louisiana College uses the Jenzabar LMS as its primary platform for offering online courses. Candidates having experience working with this LMS are encouraged to apply.
Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional and graduate programs, located in Pineville, LA. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Interested and qualified candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, , unofficial transcripts and the names, addresses, and contact information of three references to: Dr. Travis Wright, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P. O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to: firstname.lastname@example.org.