Librarian - K12 Librarian (S04531P)

University of Texas at Arlington
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$50,000
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Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

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Posting Number S04531P

Position Title Librarian - K12 Librarian (S04531P) Department Library Location Arlington Job Family Library Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

  • This position will include non-traditional work hours such as nights, weekends, and holidays depending on the needs of the university community.
  • Some positions will have permanent overnight shifts.
  • Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate with experience in the range of $50,000 - $60,000. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

    Reporting to the Director of Experiential Learning the K12 Librarian provides experiential learning opportunities, through ideation, experimentation, and creation in both formal and informal settings, that positively impacts the academic and professional success and retention of current and future UTA students. Additionally, this position will serve as liaison librarian to one or more departments on campus. The library has various locations across campus. This is a non-tenure track position.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains a working, interactive, and dynamic relationship with faculty, students, and staff in assigned disciplines and programs.
  • Collaborates with external K12 partners and those from across campus to develop experiential learning curricula and programming (both formal and informal) that positively impact the academic and professional success of current and future students through ideation, experimentation, and creation. This includes providing instructional opportunities related to maker, digital, and information literacy.
  • Supervises peer educators and GRAs and develops pedagogical approaches that utilize these students to increase the capacity for and effectiveness of grant-funded programming targeting future UTA students.
  • Develops and maintains online teaching materials and guides and participates in digital learning initiatives.
  • Extends services through office hours and social media.
  • Performs other duties assigned.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in library and/or information science from an ALA- accredited program or a related graduate degree.
  • Experience teaching, training, and/or presenting.
  • Experience with diverse K12 student populations.
  • Knowledge of experiential learning theory and practice, various teaching methodologies, and research related to pedagogy.
  • Ability to complete all physical tasks as needed.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing experiential learning curricula and programs.
  • Experience with liaison responsibilities to those engaged with education focused scholarship and teaching.
  • Experience with current and emerging technologies and their application in academic libraries, including creative technologies and digital technologies.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Project planning and management skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Ability to lead, cultivate, and empower staff.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to transfer and apply knowledge and experience to new situations.
  • Ability to follow through on projects.
  • Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions.
  • Collaboration and coordination skills.
  • Ability to excel in a “perpetual beta” environment, with frequent change and intelligent risk-taking.
  • Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title K12 Librarian EEO Statement

    UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program (Please specify in your resume)?
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • None of the above
  • How many years of experience do you have as a librarian or a related field?
  • None/less than 3 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 to 6 years
  • 7 years or more
  • Do you have teaching experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How much experience do you have with diverse K12 student populations?
  • None/less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

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