DATE ENTERED: October 22, 2018
POSITION: Reference Librarian
LOCATION: University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC
APPLY BY: November 15, 2018


Description of Responsibilities and Duties

  • Liaises with all shareholders of the School of Design and Production and School of Drama to provide instructional services and collection planning to support the unique needs of the curriculum and classes in these two arts areas. Creates instructional guides on the Springshare platform to support these efforts.
  • Maintains statistics on instruction and assessment of student learning. Collects and culls all instruction statistics for the Library and Archives to identify opportunities for service improvement and track usage trends.
  • Conducts outreach and relationship-building with faculty to ascertain their library and curricular needs as well as demonstrate the value of the library across the various campus communities.
  • Collect user-focused materials in a variety of formats, including print books and journals and online databases, to support the Schools of Design and Production and Drama. Works directly with the Head of Acquisitions to acquire materials outside of Gobi.
  • In collaboration with the University Librarian, lead overall strategic collection development for the library. This may include tasks such as weeding, selection of new materials through the Gobi interface and workflow tracking to ensure patron access.
  • Conduct systematic collection analysis by tracking usage statistics of all databases to determine what resources are most-used by the UNCSA community. Participates in retention decisions for existing databases along with discovering new offerings. Helps to promote content in databases through student and faculty training sessions.
  • Works within the Public Services group, collaboratively with other librarians and staff to provide excellent service to UNCSA Library and Learning Commons users. Works as a part of a team to move the Library forward in innovative use of space and practice.
  • Supports researchers at UNCSA and external to the institution with an ability to adapt to new research paradigms in the arts and humanities.
  • Serves on campus-wide committees as needed and remains professionally active to stay current with trends and changes in the profession. Collaborates with a broad spectrum of campus faculty and staff.

For more information or to apply, please use the following link: https://employment.uncsa.edu/postings/4019