Faculty and Staff Positions
Business Liaison Research & Instruction Services
Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library seeks a knowledgeable and responsive research & instruction librarian to join its service-oriented, tenure-track faculty in the Research and Instruction Services (RIS) department. The successful applicant will provide general and subject-specific reference and instruction to students, faculty, and the community; participate in an active information literacy program; collaborate with colleagues in library-wide decisions and initiatives; and develop collections. All RIS librarians work some evening and weekend shifts and make trips to the Biltmore Park Instructional Site in Asheville. The subject liaison librarian will assume responsibility for additional duties, projects, assignments, and initiatives as needed or assigned.
The successful candidate will assume primary responsibility for the promotion and delivery of library instruction and services to students and faculty in the growing College of Business. The subjects of focus in the College are accounting, business administration, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality and tourism, information systems, law and sport management, management, marketing, and project management; individuals with interest or experience in one or more of these areas are encouraged to apply. The College of Business is engaged in a number of online and distance initiatives, so this position will require the incumbent to assist patrons on campus, online, and at remote instructional sites.
This is a 12-month, tenure-track position, reporting to the Research and Instruction Services department head. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience with a minimum annual salary of $45,000 and with a generous 24 days of vacation leave annually. The successful candidate will be professionally engaged, intellectually curious, creative, and up to the challenge of serving a growing and evolving College of Business with a diverse offering of undergraduate and graduate programs. Faculty librarians are fully committed to fulfilling tenure expectations and requirements in teaching/librarianship, service, and scholarship.
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