Job Announcement- Assistant Professor Library Media/Learning Experience

Assistant Professor Library Media/Learning Experience Librarian

Southern Utah University invites applications from individuals with vision, creativity, energy, and initiative for this full-time, 10.5-month, tenure-track faculty position in the Gerald R. Sherratt Library. The Learning Experience Librarian coordinates, develops and promotes information literacy instruction across the disciplines, F2F and online. As library faculty, s/he will teach library courses, provide one-shot instruction, work at the general reference desk, select materials for assigned liaison subject area(s) and be responsible for other assigned library tasks/services.

Founded in 1897, Southern Utah University, located in Cedar City, Utah, is a caring campus community where students come to explore their interests and prepare for meaningful careers and life experiences. With more than 144 undergraduate programs and 17 graduate and certificate programs across five academic colleges, SUU proudly offers world-class, project-based learning opportunities where students gain professional experience before entering the job market.

Located in the world’s best backyard, SUU is the University of the Parks thanks to its close proximity to several outdoor recreational areas and its educational partnerships with the National Park Service. SUU’s safe, residential campus allows students (more than 10,000) to create lifelong friendships along with once-in-a-lifetime outdoor adventures in conjunction with innovative academic endeavors.


Required: Awarded ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS, or doctorate in a relevant field; experience in information literacy instruction in face-to-face and online environments; demonstrated ability in instructional design and development; ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in an academic environment; ability to work successfully with a wide variety of constituencies including students, faculty, staff, and administration; evidence of ability to work independently and collegially; organizational, written, and oral-communication skills; commitment to effective service for both internal and external clients. Preferred: Experience with user-interface design/assessment; experience with Web design and video editing software; experience with Canvas or comparable learning management system (LMS) software; experience or commitment to teaching at the college level (online and/or face-to-face); experience in public-service librarianship.

First considerations begin January 15, 2019. Desired starting date: July 1, 2019. Complete job description and application online at click on “Apply for this job”.