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Job Title:Information Literacy Fellow
Employer:University of Missouri-Kansas City
Address:Miller Nichols Library, 800 East 51st Street,
City:Kansas City
Description: The Learning & Research Support team at Miller Nichols Library is delighted to offer Fellowships to a second cohort of library science graduate students or recent graduates. We seek a creative, curious, motivated individual who is new to librarianship and looks forward to developing a leading-edge skill set in academic public services, teaching, and e-learning. The Fellowships are situated in the main library at a mid-sized university in the heart of Kansas City’s vibrant, socially-conscious, entrepreneurial community and are a perfect place to accrue an impressive breadth and depth of experience for your resume. Fellows will receive training for all job duties including teaching at the college level, instructional pedagogy, e-learning technologies, instructional design, research service, and more. Fellows will develop or be assigned to projects tailored to their individual goals within the Libraries’ innovative, university-wide information literacy program and in keeping with the overall strategic plan. Our focus is on turning good Fellows into excellent librarians.
Responsibilities: Duties: As a member of the Libraries' Research Essentials Team, plans and teaches weeklong information literacy instruction sessions, primarily for general education classes. Instruction training will be provided. Completes assigned projects related to developing instructional materials or managing online instructional content and technology. Answers reference questions at the service desk and through chat, email and text. Assists with Public Services Department projects as needed. Other library duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Because this is a pre-career developmental program designed for students in Library Science, you must be a current student in an ALA-accredited graduate degree program for Library and Information Science to apply. We encourage students to apply early in their degree programs. Service-oriented; willingness to go above and beyond. Dependable, mature, flexible. Good oral and written communication skills; highly comfortable with public speaking. Self-starter. Thrives in a team environment. Demonstrably high comfort level using computer and web applications; ability to quickly learn new software and programs.
Preferred Qualifications:
Type:Term appointment, renewable dependent upon performance for up to approximately one year post-graduat
Salary & Benefits:Pay: $13.20 per hour with support for professional development.
Instructions: Application Instructions: Application materials must be submitted online at Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF and upload as a resume attachment. Application materials must include: Personal letter of interest Resume or curriculum vitae List of LIS coursework completed List of references Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11 MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.) For questions about how applicants apply, please call (816) 235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002. You may address your cover letter to: Dani Wellemeyer and Jess Williams. For inquiries, please contact 816-235-1531 or email us:
Deadlines:Position open until further notice
Contact:816-235-1531 -
Date Added:2017-05-12 17:51:10
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