Instruction and Outreach Librarian – Concordia University, St. Paul

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Location: 55104, MN
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Library
Job Number: 700202

The mission of Concordia University, St Paul, a university of The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod, is to prepare students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity, and for enlighted care of God’s creation, all within the context of the Christian gospel. This mission is rooted in academic excellence and Christian vocation. The vision of Concordia University, St Paul is to acknowledged as the leading Lutheran university offering exceptional opportunities for students from all backgrounds who seek relevant career preparation and a challenging academic experience coupled with the insights of Lutheran theology. Concordia University, St. Paul promises to empower students to discover and engage their purpose for life, career and service, in a dynamic, multicultural, urban environment, where Christ is honored, all are welcome, and Lutheran convictions inform intellectual inquiry and academic pursuits. Concordia is known to have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse university student bodies in the state of Minnesota.
Essential Duties

The Instruction and Outreach Librarian position serves as a critical point of contact between the Library’s services and various academic colleges, programs, and departments at Concordia. This position contributes to the University’s mission of preparing students for “thoughtful and informed living” by: providing library and information literacy instruction to students and serving as the library’s primary representative to the College of Business and Technology and/or other assigned programs for the purposes of advocating for and directly supporting new and existing library services. In addition, this position works closely with Concordia’s curriculum and instruction design team to foster and enhance faculty knowledge and skills around online curriculum design as well as maintaining institutional standards for online and in-person instruction.

Education and Experience
• Master’s Degree Required
• 3-5 Years of instruction experience in an academic library. Experience providing research assistance in multiple formats and venues (in-person, online, group, and individually). Knowledge of information resources across multiple formats and licensing models.
• Experience working with faculty, academic departments, and others to advocate for and support library services and collections.
• Experience designing and assessing online instructional materials. Experience with instructional technology, such as Blackboard, WebEx, and other collaborative tools.

Supplemental Information
Concordia University owns a 41-acre campus just West of Downtown St. Paul with easy access to light-rail and bus transportation. Only blocks away from popular Summit and Grand Avenues, restaurants, shopping, and cultural activities abound. Concordia is known to have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse university student bodies in the state of Minnesota.

In keeping with the mission of our Lutheran University, candidates who are active in their Christian faith are encouraged to apply. For more information about Concordia University, St. Paul, visit:

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