Librarian - Instruction/Evening Reference - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Assistant Library Director – Public Services, provides professional reference service to students and faculty from a variety of educational backgrounds, conducts information literacy instruction sessions to diverse populations, oversees collection development for assigned areas, and manages assigned library services to support a dynamic, open-enrollment university.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited ALA library college or university with a master’s of Library Science degree is required. Additional graduate study and/or professional experience in library science or related fields and computer-related library operations helpful.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assessment and data analysis. Experience with creating, interpreting, and analyzing data and reports for use in decision-making.


Knowledge of information literacy standards and instruction best practices. Knowledge of methods in the evaluation and selection of print and non-print sources. Knowledge of the use and content of reference sources as well as ability to match a wide variety of user needs with appropriate resources. Knowledge of current library and educational trends. Knowledge of current assessment issues/trends for academic libraries.


Proficiency in the use of computers, peripherals, and software applications, such as the Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to assist patrons with their use.


Must have the ability to deliver information literacy instruction both in-person and online. Must demonstrate the ability to be self-directed, meet deadlines, and be responsive and provide innovative services. Must have the ability to learn and take responsibility for assigned areas within the library. Must have the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. Must demonstrate the ability to work flexibly and creatively with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds. Must have the ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

Pay Range

$34, 656 - $46,207

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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