University and college employers are looking for librarians with instruction and teaching skills. Below are academic library job postings from various academic institutions that desire/require librarians with teaching experience.

1. Systems Librarian | Paul J. Gutman Library | Philadelphia University

  • Technical expertise and understanding of library software, systems and applications
  • Library instruction and Reference skills
  • Knowledge of e-book and e-video cataloging, including an understanding of MARC record format
  • Ability to learn new technical skills and apply them in the library setting
  • Web development and design skills
  • Academic library experience preferred

2. College Archivist | Florida Southern College

  • Experience with the collection and preservation of born-digital materials
  • Instructional experience
  • Successful grant writing or participation in successful grant writing activity
  • Familiarity with the history and governance of the United Methodist Church
  • Certification through the Academy of Certified Archivists

3. Reference and Instruction Librarian | University Libraries/Reese Library | Georgia Regents University (GRU)

  • Experience using a variety of a research resources including library databases and web-based tools in the provision of reference and instruction
  • Ability to design tutorials, guides, and other research assistance products for both in-house and distance education programs
  • Understanding of learning management systems
  • Experience serving diverse communities

4. Reference Archivist | Bowling Green State University

  • Knowledge of content management systems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of digitization of audio and print materials
  • Knowledge of classical and popular music literature and music reference sources
  • Knowledge of copyright as it relates to digitization and reserves
  • Experience with academic instruction (preferred)
  • Bibliographic familiarity with Western European languages (German, French, Italian) (preferred)

5. Librarian | The Alberta College of Art + Design | Canada

  • Demonstrated competency with electronic information resources, collections management, general office systems, research skills and advanced Microsoft Office skills are essential
  • Previous experience in customer service and technology training is essential
  • Strong and demonstrated experience of Canadian Copyright Legislation
  • Experience in delivering workshops and providing training
  • Experience of digital learning
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and provide information accurately and quickly in a variety of forms upon request
6. Education Librarian | Keene State College | Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position
  • Provide, lead, and assess programs in support of students and faculty in the Educator Preparation Programs
  • Collaboratively develop and maintain information literacy and educational technologies curriculum specific to students in the Educator Preparation Programs
  • Organize, develop, and enhance physical facilities and collections of the Curriculum Materials Library
  • Work with Technical Services to develop and implement standards of processing for various materials in the Curriculum Materials Library
  • Maintain currency in local and state preK-12 curriculum and national education standards
  • Select, assess, and manage the Curriculum Materials Library and Education collections to support the teaching, learning, and research needs of students and faculty in the Educator Preparation Program.

7. Information Literacy/Instruction Coordinator Librarian | Indiana University of Pennsylvania

  • A minimum of three years of experience developing and delivering library instruction and information literacy-focused curriculum in an academic setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy practices and information retrieval systems
  • Experience leading library instruction services and information literacy programs
  • Experience working with academic administration to meet accreditation requirements
  • Working knowledge of contemporary online instructional aids and trends
  • Evidence of recent scholarly growth and/or contribution to the library profession

8. Research and Instruction Librarian | Lafayette

  • Strong academic background in the liberal arts
  • Facility with methods and tools for at least one area of digital scholarship
  • Superior teaching skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and service orientation
  • Knowledge of a wide range of information sources and technologies
  • Knowledge of new models of scholarly communication
  • Ability to work collegially and communicate effectively with faculty and students

9. Head of Reference, Research, & Instruction/Coordinator Information Literacy, Associate/Full Librarian | Florida GulfCoast University

10. Instruction & Reference Librarian | Gallaudet University | Washington DC

  • A minimum two years of teaching or library experience
  • Commitment to patron services, active learning, and development of information literacy skills
  • Experience with an integrated library system
  • Documented evidence of ability to use technology to produce instructional materials
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of MARC, AACR2, RDA, and DDC23

11. Integrated Learning Librarian | Central college | Pella, IA;jsessionid=EEAA820CB397785B2114D1C7E9D9E212?JOBID=54043

  • Teaching or library instruction experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with college students and faculty
  • Knowledge of a wide range of information resources
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues

12. North Carolina Research and Instruction Librarian | UNC-Chapel Hill | Chapel Hill, NC

  • Experience in special collections reference services
  • Strong knowledge of North Carolina history, culture, and literature
  • Knowledge of reference sources for North Carolina research
  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills
  • Active participation in appropriate professional organizations

13. Behavioral Sciences Librarian | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Experience with instructional design and delivery, both in-person and online
  • Training and/or experience in webpage development, design and maintenance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Evidence of the ability to do research, publication, and service consonant with University standards for tenure and promotion.

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