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Pauline A. Young Resident, Museums and Instructional Services

  • Post Date:January 21, 2020
  • Apply Before: May 14, 2020
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Job Description

Pay Grade: 29E 

The Resident will also have opportunities to participate in the following activities:

  • Design tours of Museums exhibitions that encourage students to develop visual literacy skills;

  • Participate in the English 110 working group to teach research skills and concepts to freshman composition courses, with particular emphasis on sections that have multimedia assignments;

  • Contribute to the development of programming for first-year students, including programs related to the university’s Common Reader;

  • Participate in a structured instruction training program which will include classroom observation, reflection, and discussion with the various departments in the library and museums that provide educational services;

  • Develop co-curricular outreach and educational programs for students with a focus on visual literacy in collaboration with the Student Success and Outreach librarian.

In addition, as a member of the Reference and Instructional Services department, the Resident will provide general research assistance in person and online, including some evening and weekend hours.

General Information:The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press is committed to student success, scholarly research and inclusive excellence. The Library is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense.The Library collaborates with strategic campus partners to achieve these priorities, as well as with national professional organizations including the Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Coalition for Networked Information, Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Greater Western Library Alliance, OCLC Research Partnership, SPARC, HathiTrust, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and the ACRL Diversity Alliance. More information about the Library is available at library.udel.edu/.

The Museums include a diverse collection of art, with special strengths in American art of the 20th century (especially prints, photographs and work by African American artists), European prints, Inuit art, Pre-Columbian art, and minerals. Art exhibitions in Old College Gallery and Mechanical Hall Gallery, mineralogical exhibitions in Penny Hall, and exhibitions in the Morris Library engage students, scholars, the UD community and the general public. Collaborative initiatives and programming with students, faculty and departments across campus foster diversity and enhance interdisciplinary research and teaching. Additional information about the Museums is available at library.udel.edu/special.

Benefits:22 vacation days. Generous 403(b) retirement plan. Tuition remission for dependents and spouses, and course fee waiver for employee. Full information about University of Delaware benefits is available at: www.udel.edu/benefits/.

Appointment: Appointment expected at the rank of Affiliate Assistant Librarian, pay grade 29E. This position is part of the librarian career ladder governed by the University of Delaware Library Rank and Promotion System.

To Apply: Include cover letter and resume, along with the names and contact information of three employment references, following University of Delaware application instructions at www.udel.edu/udjobs/

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at www.udel.edu/home/legal-notices/

Employment offers will be conditional upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.