Hunter Library Jobs

Faculty and Staff Positions

Research & Instruction Librarian/Business Liaison

Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library seeks a Reference & Instruction Librarian/Business Liaison to join its highly engaged and service-oriented faculty in the Research and Instruction Services (RIS) department. The librarian in this position collaborates and builds relationships with the faculty, staff, and students of College of Business in support of their research, teaching, and learning.

All RIS librarians at Hunter Library provide interdisciplinary, high-quality research assistance and library instruction during weekdays, evenings, and weekends, and build an ongoing understanding of the disciplines and library resources for all fields of study. RIS librarians participate in an active information literacy instruction program (on and off-campus), contribute to the development of collections and research tools, and collaborate with colleagues in library-wide decision-making and initiatives. The successful candidate will be intellectually curious, flexible, and up to the challenge of serving a diverse offering of undergraduate and graduate programs, including a number of online and distance education initiatives. All library employees assume responsibility for additional duties, projects, assignments, and initiatives as needed or assigned. New graduates are encouraged to apply.
This is a 12 month tenure track position.

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Web and User Experience Librarian

Hunter Library at Western Carolina University 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. Specific projects may include improving search functionality on the library homepage, developing virtual exhibits, supporting digital projects, or enhancing the user experience with existing services such as interlibrary loan, room reservation systems, chat reference, and course reserves. Projects will also likely include implementation of open source code created in other libraries, as well as integrating various APIs and third-party software. The Web Development and User Experience Librarian will also be assigned other digital library projects as the need arises. This position supervises one Technology Support Analyst and may also supervise student employees.

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