|Global Learning Librarian|
Florida International University,
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|Global Learning Librarian|
Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be ‘Worlds Ahead’! For more information about FIU, visit fiu.edu.
Global Learning Librarian
Florida International University
The Steven & Dorothea Green Library at Florida International University seeks a knowledgeable, innovative, energetic, collaborative, and service-oriented library professional for the new position, Global Learning Librarian. The Global Learning for Global Citizenship Initiative is the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan for undergraduate education. The plan involves a graduation requirement that all students take at least two of the nearly 140 global learning courses housed across all academic departments. The Global Learning Librarian is expected to provide leadership, creativity, and vision to help enhance and develop the library’s critical role in the success of this exciting initiative.
Reporting to the Head of Information and Research Services at Green Library, the Global Learning Librarian will serve as liaison to the Office of Global Learning Initiatives and its faculty. The position involves coordinating and supporting library faculty in meeting the needs of global learning students, as well as assisting university faculty to develop and teach global learning courses. The responsibilities of this position will include: coordinating and leading library instructional activities; creating instructional materials in print and online; providing research assistance to students and faculty; engaging in outreach activities within the university and community-at-large; assessing the resource needs of Global Learning faculty; and, planning and implementing workshops and programs related to Global Learning. This librarian will work with the various subject liaisons in the collection development process to select global learning, resources and materials. The position also calls for engagement with both the FIU and local, national, and international communities.
Some evenings and weekends may be required. As a library faculty member, the Global Learning Librarian is expected to participate in professional development, research, and service activities in order to meet the Libraries’ and University’s requirements for promotion.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Rank/Salary: Non-tenured faculty status; rank and salary are competitive based on qualifications and experience.
About the Libraries: For information about the FIU Libraries, please visit http://library.fiu.edu.
Review of Applications: Continues until the position is filled.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 506794 at careers.fiu.edu and must attach a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for 3 professional references in a single pdf file. All inquiries should be directed to Shawn Tonner, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at email@example.com . To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 30, 2013. Review will continue until position is filled.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.
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