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Information Literacy Coordinator Librarian

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 2785

Title: Information Literacy Coordinator Librarian

Department: Library

Essential Personnel: N

Job Family: Academic Administration

Job Sub-Family: Library

FLSA Classification: E

Job Grade: 15

Grade Min: $58,809

Grade Mid: $70,571

UHD Succession Plan: N

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: In-Range

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: N

Motor Vehicle Record Check: N

Job Summary

The Information Literacy Coordinator Librarian supports student success through leading the planning, implementation, assessment, development, and promotion of the information literacy and library instruction programs on campus.

Duties

  • Oversees and coordinates the logistical aspects of providing on campus face-to-face and online instruction, including responding to requesters, providing instruction on delivery options, and facilitating the involvement of other library staff in the provision of instruction.
  • Leads the development and maintenance of information literacy competencies at different student levels, including student learning outcomes and assessment.
  • Collaborates with faculty and other librarians to integrate information literacy competencies, concepts, and skills into library instruction sessions, assignments, and course contents.
  • Collaborates with the Online Learning Librarian, Inter-library Loan and Distance Education Librarian, other librarians, and university colleagues as required to initiate projects to promote information literacy, awareness of open educational resources, and research education on campus.
  • Provides reference research assistance to students, faculty, and other affiliated patrons.
  • Serves as a subject librarian and faculty liaison, with duties including collection development through the selection and marketing of library resources.
  • Teaches classes as needed.

Marginal Duties

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • Student Employees

Delegation of Work:

  • Regularly assigns work to subordinate(s)

Supervision Given:

  • Trains and counsels subordinate(s). Does not conduct performance evaluations, but opinion is considered when a supervisor is making hiring, promotion, and dismissal decisions.

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science or a related field from a University accredited by the American Library Association.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of related job experience

License/Certification:

  • None required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic library experience is preferred; supervisory experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of pedagogical theory in higher education.

Skills:

  • Good technical skills, including proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good organizational and leadership skills.

Abilities:

  • Ability to create digital learning tools, including instructional videos; ability to search databases;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse university community.

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Works in an office environment, lobby customer service island or reception area, computer laboratory, classroom, training room, auditorium, and library environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Work is performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements; individual has discretion in relation to walking, standing etc., and has minimal exposure to physical risks.

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Computer/Automated System Proficiency

  • Proficient in the use of university applications or automated systems to perform job duties.
  • Complies with related policies, procedures, and work rules to maintain system security and data integrity.

Dependability

  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.

Flexibility

  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.

Focus on Customer Service

  • Focuses on customer's needs and expectations. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
  • Respectfully ascertains customer's needs and determines appropriate response.
  • Promptly responds by providing requested information, takes appropriate action, or refers customer to appropriate individual or department.
  • If further actions need to be taken, advises customers of realistic timeframes for a response to their request.
  • Follows up with customers on outstanding requests in a timely manner.
  • Tactfully explains to customers why their needs and/or expectations cannot be met if the university does not provide the requested information or services.

Instruction/Training

  • Demonstrates the ability to orally convey subject or message clearly and concisely to the intended audience.
  • Generates interest and enthusiasm in the subject or message from the participants.
  • Responds to participants' reactions or comments, and adjusts delivery style and/or format of presentation as needed.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of the subject or topic to provide practical responses to questions or issues.
  • Displays applicable visuals and provides appropriate written materials to support the presentation.

Integrity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.

Proficiency

  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

Work Leadership

  • Leads the work of assigned staff.
  • Assigns projects and tasks with clear instructions and understanding of work to be performed.
  • Mentors and guides by sharing expertise, knowledge of work rules and procedures, and best practices.
  • Follows up to ensure tasks and projects are completed within reasonable timeframes.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:11 AM