Western Washington University (WWU) Libraries invites applications for up to four full-time, tenure-track Teaching & Learning Division librarians to support research, writing, and reading academic literacies and also serve as subject librarians for the sciences, social sciences, or humanities. These librarians will work with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, staff, and community members. They will also facilitate workshops, develop inclusive curricula and learning objects, engage in ongoing professional development to build cultural competence, and collaborate on the collections team. At Western, librarians participate in faculty shared governance and engage in scholarship. Western is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Cultural competence to communicate and collaborate effectively with people of diverse social identities and backgrounds.
Experience providing instruction in higher education that fosters sensitivity, openness, and a spirit of inquiry.
Ability to implement innovative teaching and learning pedagogies with an understanding of their social and cultural impact.
Demonstrated potential to facilitate online instruction and adapt pedagogies across teaching and learning modalities.
Demonstrated potential to engage in scholarship.
MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or international equivalent before July 1, 2019.
4 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based upon qualifications and experience
About Western Washington University / Western Libraries
Western Libraries is an innovative partner in Western's teaching and research mission. In this important leadership role, librarians, staff, and student employees embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Libraries vigorously opposes any form of prejudice, discrimination, and hate, and works to advance cultural competence. The Libraries is particularly committed to diversity and excellence in our faculty, staff, and students, and we especially encourage applications from candidates who share and can contribute to this commitment through active engagement in the Libraries, university, and wider community.
Western Washington University is located in Bellingham, Washington, on the ancestral homelands of the Lummi Nation and the Nooksack Tribe, Indigenous Peoples who have lived in the Salish Sea basin and the North Cascades watershed from time immemorial. The university acknowledges historical injustices, seeks respectful relationships with our indigenous neighbors, and expresses gratitude for their ongoing stewardship of our shared lands and waterways.
Bellingham is a community of 88,500 with the advantages of a larger city and the charm of a coastal town. Amenities include ...a robust arts scene, a thriving local and sustainable food movement, and ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, with proximity to two major metropolitan areas, Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia