Temporary Learning and Curriculum Support Librarian
Brescia University College campus is situated on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Haundenosaunee, Lūnaapéewak and Chonnonton Nations. This territory falls under the London Township Treaty and Sombra Treaty 1796, and the Dish with One Spoon Wampum. Brescia University College accepts responsibility as a public institution to contribute toward revealing and correcting miseducation as well as renewing respectful relationships with Indigenous Communities through teaching, research, and community service.
Brescia University College (www.brescia.uwo.ca), a Catholic university college affiliated with Western University, is Canada’s only women’s university. For over a century, the university experience at Brescia challenges students to lead with wisdom, justice, and compassion. Our student-centered institution is committed to providing women with a transformative education as we prepare our students for life-long leadership. Our students benefit from a small, supportive atmosphere at Brescia while having access to resources at Western.
Brescia is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to fill a position as:
Learning & Curriculum Support Librarian
Temporary Full-time, November 6, 2023 – To be determined (12 or 18 months)
Salary Grade 7 – $32.99
Reporting to the Director of Library Services and working in support of Brescia’s institutional Competencies, the Learning and Curriculum Support Librarian is team leader of the Library’s information literacy, curriculum support, and reference programs. Key responsibilities include leading university-wide information literacy curriculum development and assessment, information literacy instruction for in-person and online courses in both single-session and embedded environments and providing pedagogical support to the other instruction librarians. This role is also responsible for the overall direction, management and assessment of reference and research support services. As part of our liaison program, the successful candidate will be responsible for collection development, reference support, and library outreach for several of Brescia’s academic programs.
The Learning and Curriculum Support Librarian position requires an energetic individual, knowledgeable in information literacy, instructional design, eLearning, and outcomes-based education. An ALA-accredited Master of Library and Information Science degree plus at least three years experience teaching information literacy or equivalent experience is required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of best pedagogical practices for information literacy and higher education. Extremely strong communication, project management, and time management skills are required. The successful candidate must be an independent and creative problem solver, able to work autonomously in areas of responsibility while collaborating with other members of the library team. This position also requires experience in public services for regularly scheduled service desk shifts. Regular hours of work are Monday – Friday during business hours, however, some evening hours are required.
Wisdom, Justice, and Compassion are at the core of our Ursuline values. We acknowledge our responsibility to attain a diverse and equitable employment environment that is inclusive of every person. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from women, racialized persons / persons of colour, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, persons of any gender identity or gender expression and others who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity.
We are committed to providing an accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation for interviews or throughout the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at bu******@uw*.ca
How to ApplyPlease submit a letter of application and resume by October 1, 2023, to:
Brescia University College
c/o Human Resources
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