Lecturer - Instruction and Research Help Librarian

Oakland University

United States

June 14, 2021


Position Approval Information School/College: Kresge Library

Department: 0080 - Library Position Title: Lecturer Field of Specialty: Information Literacy and Research Help Name of Department Chair: Amanda Nichols Hess Expected Hire Date: 07/01/2021

Posting Details Job Title: Lecturer - Instruction and Research Help Librarian

Job Description Summary:

Oakland University Libraries seek a part-time librarian to provide information literacy instruction and research help services. Instruction-related duties include course-embedded instruction for WRT 1060, a first-year composition course. Research Help-related duties include offering research help to library patrons over chat, phone, and email, as well as providing one-on-one research consultations. Instruction and Research Help Librarians also work on relevant projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

The job candidate must have an ALA-accredited MLS and strong orientation towards instruction and research help services. Teaching and research help experience, particularly in an academic library, is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Hours: 15-25 hours per week Salary: $22.50 per hour Start date: As soon as possible, but anticipated as July 1, 2021

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; review of applications begins on Monday, June 14, 2021.

Contact Amanda Nichols Hess, Coordinator of Instruction & Research Help, at nichols@oakland.edu with any questions.

Oakland University Standard Language

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor's degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Open Date: 06/07/2021 Open Until Filled: Yes Job Category: Part-time Faculty EEO Statement Summary:

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Optional Documents