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Consisting of Roesch Library, Marian Library, and University Archives and Special Collections, the UD Libraries form an academic focal point, enriching the intellectual and cultural life at and beyond the University. Our faculty and staff are recognized for seamlessly connecting information and services to users, contributing to the educational mission, and preserving the history of the University of Dayton. Roesch Library recently underwent a significant renovation designed to meet present and future needs with an emphasis on student preferences, technology, inclusion, and welcome.

At the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply as positions become available, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Current Openings

This position is for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters.  As part of the library instruction team, the librarian will design, create, teach, and assess student-centered, course-integrated information literacy sessions.  The position is also part of the research team; as such, the librarian will provide generalized research assistance both in person and through other mediums.  The work schedule is Monday-Thursday for 20 hours a week.  The librarian will attend monthly instruction team and research team meetings, in addition to other meetings as needed.  

Duties for this position include: Teach library instruction for ENG114, ENG198, ENG200, SSC200 and other 100- and 200-level courses; maintain online tutorial support for ENG100 and other English courses, updating online tutorials as needed; provide assistance in instructional design related to the English and SSC courses identified above; provide research support to students, faculty, staff, and others, both in person and through other mediums (email, IM, texting, Zoom, and telephone); generate monthly research statistics, provide support for other research data requests within the department; in consultation with the Coordinator of Research and Instruction, conduct assessment activities related to research and instruction; attend department meetings and other meetings as needed; may staff public service desks on certain occasions; perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree, teaching experience, and demonstrated experience with & proficiency in providing excellent reference support.

Preferred Qualifications:  MLIS or MPH in Archives or Masters degree in education, Experience with undergraduate library instruction, such as orientations and  curriculum-integrated workshops;  Knowledge or familiarity with LibGuides; Experience working in an academic library environment.

Prospective applicants can apply online on the University of Dayton's Employment website.


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