Instruction Librarian— University of Houston

Post date: Oct 15, 2020

The University of Houston seeks a creative, learner-focused Instruction Librarian to join the Instruction Team within the Liaison Services Department. The Instruction Team’s approach to teaching is rooted in learner-centered pedagogy and critical inquiry, with the intent of cultivating inclusive learning environments. Our focus is on teaching transferable information literacy concepts and abilities that are essential to critical thinking.

As a member of the Instruction Team, the Instruction Librarian will contribute significantly to the development, teaching, and assessment of undergraduate face-to-face and online information literacy programs. This includes the creation of lesson plans, learning activities, assignments, online learning videos, self-paced online lessons, and formative assessments. The librarian will also collaborate with colleagues in and out of the library to enhance information literacy and research education at the undergraduate and graduate levels through targeted, curricular integration. This librarian will contribute to the Instruction Team’s mentoring and training of teaching librarians on face-to-face and online instruction and assessment methods.

Other responsibilities include liaising with academic support units and leading Instruction Team initiatives. The Instruction Librarian will have opportunities for mentorship and training in job responsibilities, and will have the opportunity to build skills for leading programs and initiatives. The position reports to the Coordinator of Instruction.

Salary: $60,000 to $64,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted at:

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We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the university prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.