West Virginia University Libraries seek applications for an Instruction and Public Services Coordinator for the West Virginia & Regional History Center (WVRHC).The WVRHC looking for an energetic, innovative, and adaptable librarian to lead instructional and outreach activities provided to WVU faculty, staff, and students. The Instruction and Public Services Coordinator will also direct the Center's reference and research services.
The successful candidate will:
Actively engage with faculty to provide research and teaching support in a variety of disciplines including History, English, Media, and Art among others. Collaborate with liaison librarians and WVRHC curators to discover new opportunities and build new relationships across campus.
Using the collections at the WVRHC, develop teaching materials, online learning objects, and other resources for use by WVU faculty and staff and in support of K-12 teaching and learning.
Develop and document procedures and workflows for instruction and assessment in collaboration with the Libraries Office of Curriculum and Instruction. Collect and analyze relevant statistics.
Participate in the administration of the West Virginia & Regional History Center with oversight of reference, research and access services. Direct supervision of one library associate and indirect supervision of other staff working at the reference desk.
Provide reference and research services from the reference desk of the West Virginia & Regional History Center and respond to requests for assistance that come in via letter, telephone, electronic mail, and instant message.
Develop and document reference and access services procedures and workflows. Collect and analyze relevant statistics.
May create and support public programming that enhances and supports research and use of West Virginia & Regional History Center materials.
Participate in relevant research, professional development, and service activities as a member of the Library Faculty Assembly.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.