Student Engagement Librarian -- University of Arkansas -- Little Rock, AR

Position Available: Student Engagement Librarian (Assistant Professor)

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Collections and Archives (C&A) division is seeking applicants for the position of Student Engagement Librarian (R99682) at the Ottenheimer Library.

The Student Engagement Librarian is a 12-month library faculty position with rank leading to tenure. Reporting to the Student Success Coordinator, the Student Engagement Librarian collaborates with personnel across the Collections and Archives division and throughout the university to develop and promote library services that support student success, recruitment, and retention. The Student Engagement Librarian provides in-person and online research assistance and instruction; develops online instructional materials; promotes library instruction for first-year experience classes, the first year writing program and other core curriculum courses; and provides outreach to students and faculty at K-12 schools, concurrent programs, external campuses, and two-year partner institutions.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is located in the state’s capital city, a center of government, commerce, education, and arts and culture. The city is listed as one of America’s Top Ten Best Value Cities (trivago.com), ranked #1 is “America’s 10 Great Places to Live”(Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine), and named one of America’s “Five Secret Foodie Cities” (Forbes Travel Guide). Rich in history, the city is also home to future-oriented ventures like Heifer Village (imagine a world free of hunger and poverty) and the new Technology Park (a 21st-century idea factory). With a mild climate and a variety of scenic experiences, Little Rock offers outdoor adventures for runners, bicyclists, campers, or just the occasional walk along the river trail.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited school.

Preferred Qualifications: One (1) or more years’ professional experience in an academic library setting;
Experience with instructional design, online course software, electronic resource management and web design.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available on the Human Resources' website at https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6845. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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