This non-tenure track part-time faculty position reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Teaching, Research, and Engagement. Provides face-to-face and online research assistance to students, faculty, and staff. Provides instruction sessions and one-on-one assistance with EndNote citation management software. Develops and maintains online research guides as assigned. May serve on library committees as assigned. Works nineteen hours weekly including evenings and weekends.
Provide research assistance in accordance with the library’s mission and user service guidelines.
Provide instruction and assistance with citation management software.
Work collaboratively with faculty and other librarians to create online research guides and tutorials.
Provide instruction through individual consultations, classes, and online presentations.
Serve the library through participation in committees and task forces as assigned.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
M.L.S. or M.L.I.S. from an American Library Association accredited institution
Experience answering reference questions
Effective instructional skills including the ability to develop instructional videos and tutorials
Effective interpersonal, organizational, analytical, written, and oral communication skills
Ability to work effectively with diverse user groups including students, faculty, staff, and other library users
Ability to work in a collaborative work environment and maintain positive professional working relationships with disciplinary faculty members, supervisors, and peers
Experience using EndNote, Zotero, or other citation management software
Experience creating online research guides and tutorials
Master’s degree in an academic discipline
Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit your cover letter describing your interest and experience, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/65739. While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by July 31, 2019.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.