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Instruction Librarian

  • Post Date:September 13, 2019
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  • Offered Salary 40,000 - 60,000
    Employer Name University of the Arts
Job Description

Lead information literacy instruction in a diverse and vibrant arts community! 


A newly created position, UArts’ Instruction Librarian will guide a team of librarians in developing effective methods of instruction and assessment in alignment with our adoption of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy


We seek an outgoing colleague with excellent presentation skills, who will build rapport with our creative students and practicing-artist faculty. We actively support and strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups and those with experience with diverse populations to apply.


The Instruction Librarian takes the lead in designing, delivering, organizing, and assessing the University Libraries’ instruction program. Within the Libraries, they chair the Information Literacy, Reference, and Liaison working group, comprised of the librarians with instructional responsibilities, in support of the Libraries’ information literacy program. This position also conducts liaison duties in the visual arts.


The University of the Arts, an independent non-profit visual and performing arts institution founded in 1876, is a supportive community committed to individual and artistic integrity and inclusion, and to the advancement of human creativity. Our campus is South Broad Street, the “Avenue of the Arts”, in the heart of downtown Philadelphia. We are well-served by public transportation locally and as part of the Northeast Corridor. 


The UArts Libraries are committed to providing excellent services in an environment that fosters the creative process, collaboration, inclusiveness, lifelong learning, and exploration. 


This is a full-time, year-round position. UArts librarians are non-faculty ranked; professional development and service are strongly encouraged and supported. As the first person in this position, you will 

actively help to define your role. 


We offer a competitive, comprehensive benefits package:

  • 24 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days (annual accrual)

  • 15 or so paid holidays, dependent on the calendar, including an approximately two-week winter break

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Competitive retirement plan (1:2 employer match)

  • Tuition remission and tuition exchange program

  • Domestic partner/same-sex partner benefits


For the full job description and application information see

Careers @ UArts.


Applications submitted by October 25, 2019 will receive priority consideration.

Position will remain open until filled.