*REVISED* Educational Outreach Librarian, University Libraries [R0130563] -- University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Post date: October 21, 2022

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Educational Outreach Librarian, University Libraries [R0130563]


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries seeks a collaborative and creative librarian who is ready to share expertise in information literacy, instructional design, and co-curricular outreach. Reporting to the Head of Educational Initiatives, the Educational Outreach Librarian will join an innovative and collaborative team that supports undergraduate learning, online education, co-curricular outreach to students, and faculty development.

The Educational Outreach Librarian will collaborate with faculty and staff in the library and across the university to design holistic co-curricular learning experiences and outreach programs for students. The incumbent will lead the development, provision, and assessment of the Libraries’ outreach initiatives, such as new student orientations, programs for first-generation and transfer students, and activities designed to foster student success and lifelong learning. The Educational Outreach Librarian will participate in the planning, development, and assessment of the Libraries instruction services and serve as a central contact with academic and non-academic departments that support undergraduate student learning, primarily first-year students.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work in a complex, changing environment with flexibility and creativity. The incumbent will be able to share examples of working effectively with a group towards accomplishing goals such as in department, division, campus, and committee meetings with students, staff, faculty, and administration. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable of inclusive pedagogies and instruction practices in order to engage students who are historically underrepresented and underserved in traditional academic libraries.


-Serve as library liaison to university colleagues in co-curricular offices that support the student experience such as residential life, service learning programs, student affairs, and student diversity and social justice.

-Coordinate and participate directly in the development, provision, and assessment of outreach initiatives in order for students to feel connected to and empowered by library spaces, resources, faculty, and staff.

-Serve as back-up supervisor for the Mason Undergraduate Peer Research Coach Program.

-Work collaboratively to develop co-curricular programs in partnership with academic support units such as the First-Year Experience, International Programs, the Intersection, the Office of International Students and Scholars, and the Writing Center.

-Participate directly in the development, provision, and assessment of curriculum-integrated instruction sessions, including but not limited to those for first-year composition and other targeted courses in the campus undergraduate curriculum.

-Provide research assistance through individual and small group consultations both in person and online.

-Keep current with trends and developments in outreach, co-curricular learning, and student engagement that support and enhance student success.

-Participate in outreach efforts to promote the UNLV Libraries to campus stakeholders for the Research and Education Division.

-Participate in the activities of the Research and Education Division and contribute significantly to the planning, development and assessment of the Division’s policies and services.

-Participate in faculty governance activities, including attending faculty meetings, voting on bylaws changes, voting in other faculty elections, and serving on committees when elected or appointed.

-As a faculty member, the incumbent will be expected to engage in scholarly activities and to provide service to the university, community, and profession in accordance with UNLV and UNLV Libraries standards for promotion and tenure.

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