Health Sciences & Outreach Services Library Faculty - Washington State University in Vancouver Washington

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Washington State University

Vancouver, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

WSU Vancouver Library supports the research and scholarship of the students and faculty at the Vancouver campus. The Library combines physical and digital collections, robust document delivery services and user-focused public services to continually build and adapt to WSU Vancouver’s dynamic and growing environment. As part of the WSU Libraries multi-campus system, collaboration and strong partnerships are central to our work.

Position Responsibilities:
Reference: Staff reference desk approximately 10 hours per week that may include evening or weekend shifts.
Instruction: Provide course-integrated instruction in-person or online. Participate in other instructional activities, including teaching a 1-credit course, as needed. Working with other Library faculty, provide leadership in developing embedded library services to online courses.
Liaison: Provide liaison services to Nursing, Anthropology, and Human Development. This includes collection development, information literacy instruction, and communication with faculty and students in these areas. Provide leadership in working with groups outside of the Library to further institutional Diversity and retention goals.
Faculty Role: Conduct research resulting in published papers and professional presentations; participate in professional organizations; participate in faculty governance and other campus faculty activities and responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.

Required Qualifications

ALA accredited MLS; a minimum of 5 years of experience in providing reference and liaison services; demonstrated excellence in providing services to nursing faculty and students; experience in teaching both in-person and online courses; demonstrated competence in learning new technologies; demonstrated experience in working with groups outside the library to further institutional diversity and retention goals; consistent record of research, publication and service activities.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated leadership in regional and/or national professional associations; minimum of 2 years experience in teaching online courses; demonstrated competence with using assessment methods for learning and teaching; demonstrated experience with embedding library services into hybrid university courses.

Monthly Salary

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

WSU Vancouver is one campus of Washington State University, a multi-campus land grant Tier 1 research institution with a commitment to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral instruction, research, and extension. WSU Vancouver is located on a beautiful 351-acre campus across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. A personal atmosphere, small classes, and interaction with world-class faculty attract more than 3,100 students and approximately 140 full-time faculty members.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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