Teaching and Learning Librarian -- University of Houston

Post date: July 5, 2022

University of Houston

Teaching and Learning Librarian

The University of Houston Libraries seeks a Teaching and Learning Librarian to significantly contribute to the development, implementation, and assessment of information literacy education at the University of Houston. Reporting to the Head of Teaching and Learning, the librarian will further the department’s efforts towards inclusive, learner-centered pedagogy through targeted curricular and co-curricular instruction. The Teaching and Learning Department is focused on teaching transferable information literacy concepts and abilities that are essential to critical inquiry.

This includes teaching (both face-to-face and online); creating lesson plans, learning activities, and assignments; and developing online instructional materials such as asynchronous lessons, videos, and research guides. The librarian will provide one-on-one research consultations for graduate and undergraduate students and faculty, online and in person. The Teaching and Learning Department is highly collaborative, and the librarian will work closely with colleagues in and out of the library on departmental projects and initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

- Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program

- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in and out of the library

- Excellent communication skills

- Interest, coursework, or experience in teaching information literacy

- Engagement with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education

Preferred Qualifications:

- Classroom teaching experience

- Aptitude for learning new technologies

- Knowledge of pedagogical approaches or learning theory

Salary: $63,500 to $65,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package; choice of retirement programs including TIAA; tax-deferred annuity program available; release time to take a class up to 3 hours/week; no state or local income tax.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted at https://libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/teaching-and-learning-librarian/.

Visit UH Libraries Employment page for more information: http://libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/.

Potential applicants seeking further information should contact Christina Gola, Associate Dean for Organizational Development, Learning, and Talent at 713-743-9761 or chgola@uh.edu.

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.