- Actively engage with academic programs, university and external programs in English, Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Languages & Culture Studies. - Teach research instruction sessions for assigned subjects and academic programs. - Develop appropriate instructional and informational aids for students, faculty, and community patrons. - Serve as a collection development liaison for assigned subjects, and expend budget lines for acquisition of materials. - Provide research and reference support for assigned subjects to students, faculty, and community patrons. - Conduct collection evaluations for all proposed new courses and curriculum changes in assigned departments. - Engage in professional service and scholarly contributions; participate in committees and faculty governance in the library and on campus. - Communicate effectively and positively with diverse groups of individuals.
Additional Duties & Responsibilities
- Participate in the provision of in-person and virtual research services and of instruction for first-year undergraduate students. - Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Experience / Education:
The minimum academic credential required for applicants for faculty positions in Atkins Library is completion of a master's degree in the field of library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association by time of interview.
Graduation with master's degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. A second masters in another discipline or an earned doctorate is highly desirable.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
- Degree or significant coursework in one or more disciplines of the Humanities, or professional experience working with Humanities students and faculty in a research library setting. - Two or more years of instruction or liaison experience in an academic research library. - Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in the humanities, including familiarity with digital humanities research tools and methods. - Knowledge of the research needs of students and faculty at a Doctoral Intensive Institution. - Knowledge of the structure, use, and preservation of information resources in assigned areas. - Excellent oral and written communication skills. - Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently. - Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and to create an environment of mutual respect. - Knowledge of relevant professional and technological issues in assigned areas. - Ability to work effectively in an organization in which change is both necessary and constant. - Demonstrated commitment to exceptional public service. - Intellectual curiosity and adaptability. - Proficiency in a language other than English.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.