Hunter Library Jobs

Faculty and Staff Positions

Administrative Support Associate

The purpose of this position is to provide support in the Unit for all office functions including identifying and processing requisitions, travel, maintaining WHRA and SHRA personnel files, mail delivery. This position also provides general support for other functions in the Unit as needed. Other duties as assigned. This position is 20 hours per week.

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Assistant Professor - Outreach & Scholarly Communication Librarian

Lead the planning and delivery of innovative outreach, web content, and instruction to the university community, with an emphasis on scholarly production issues such as open access and copyright. In addition, coordinate general distance education services such as creation of video tutorials, maintenance of the library’s presence at the Biltmore Park instructional site, the course management software (Blackboard) and the Campus Online Portal (MyWCU). Develop outreach related to current events, such as the campus theme and student and faculty research. Outreach efforts include, but are not limited to, workshops, programs, events, and exhibits; marketing and publicity materials; social media; and research guides and tutorials. Create partnerships with other campus entities such as student services and may perform outreach to under-served campus and community groups including transfer, military, and international students. All RIS librarians at Hunter Library provide interdisciplinary, high-quality research assistance and library instruction during weekdays, evenings, and weekends. RIS librarians also participate—both on campus and at other instructional sites—in an active information literacy program; collaborate with colleagues in library-wide decision-making and initiatives; and participate in collection development. The librarian will assume primary responsibility for the promotion and delivery of library instruction and services in one discipline such as Criminal Justice or Parks and Recreation. Assume responsibility for additional duties, projects, assignments, and initiatives as needed or assigned.

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Assistant Professor - Web Development Librarian

Hunter Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, collaborative, and user-oriented librarian for the position of Web Development and User Experience Librarian. This librarian will research, develop, and assess enhancements to the library’s web presence. The person in this position will design new sites and applications to improve the user experience in discovering, finding, and accessing library content and services. Providing vision and leadership in designing, developing and supporting the library website content and integrating it with the larger library web presence, which includes discovery tools, digital collections, and electronic resources; supervision of one technology support analyst, as well as staff/student employees engaged in related work, as assigned. Monitors workflow and deadlines; day-to-day management, including programming and editorial recommendations, of the library’s web pages and intranet; serves as a member of the library’s web steering committee, an advisory group that includes representatives from across the library; development and implementation web applications and tools, particularly for mobile environments. The library values collaboration and broad engagement in library-wide decisions and initiatives. This position reports directly to the Head of Technology, Access, and Special Collections.

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Business Officer

This position will be responsible for coordinating the Library budget and personnel planning activities. These responsibilities include performing budget analysis and projections, and working with appropriate library staff to develop an ongoing staffing plan for the Library. The position reports to the Dean of the library.

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University Library Technician

This position is responsible for public services and collection management for educational materials and equipment at Hunter Library. Duties include inventorying and collating items , updating records in the online library catalog; assisting with selecting and ordering new books, kits and games for the collections and processing of new materials; identifying and requesting textbooks adopted by the state of NC and contacting publishers; collecting and reporting statistics on usage and collection; guiding patrons in defining their information needs; answering basic questions about materials and their use for both curriculum and children’s collections; helping patrons locate materials; answering phone inquiries and phone reference questions; marketing educational materials and equipment with books displays and bulletin boards to promote interest and use ; assisting the Education Liaison Librarian with materials selection, instruction, and tours for the students in the College of Education; providing class instruction and tours in the absence of the Education Liaison. As member of Access Services, works with supervisor and student worker supervisor to identify and manage the personnel needs and projects of the educational materials and equipment of Hunter Library as well as providing customer service at the main Circulation Desk, preparing supply orders and requisitions; special projects as needed. Work schedule is primarily M-F with occasional weekend and evening work required.

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