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Visiting Information Literacy Librarian
Linfield College

Date Posted Apr. 28, 2020
Title Visiting Information Literacy Librarian
University Linfield College
McMinnville, OR, United States
Department Library
Application Deadline May 25, 2020
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2020
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
  • Library Sciences (all categories)

Linfield College, a comprehensive college that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs, invites applications for a Full-time Visiting Librarian position in Libraries & Media Services beginning August 1, 2020. The Visiting Information Literacy Librarian supports the library’s mission as "a teaching library serving Linfield students, faculty, and staff by providing and encouraging access to the intellectual resources necessary for teaching, learning and scholarly achievement in the liberal arts". Linfield Librarians enjoy full faculty status and teach integrated information literacy across the curriculum. The Visiting Information Literacy Librarian will lead efforts to continue and improve instruction services for faculty, staff, and students.

Qualifications include 1) American Library Association accredited Master’s degree; 2) evidence of excellence in teaching (undergraduate teaching experience highly desirable); 3) demonstrated potential for success in scholarly professional achievement and department/college service; 4) ability to work effectively with colleagues and students in a small college setting; and 5) demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Desirable qualifications include experience mentoring undergraduate students, including first generation students, and evidence of relevant library experience.

To apply complete the online application process at and attach the following documents: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, including approach to diversity and inclusion in the classroom, and 4) the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly/professional achievement, and college/university transcripts will be required prior to on-campus interview. Review of applications begins immediately, and applications received by May 15, 2020 will receive full consideration.

  • We Value Diversity: Linfield College is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts.

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Contact Information

  • Lisa McKinney
    Human Resources
    Linfield College
    McMinnville, OR 97128


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