Tenure Track Faculty Position for a User Experience Librarian

Rohrbach Library

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 8,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The university is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The university is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Rohrbach Library at Kutztown University invites applications for a User Experience Librarian beginning Fall 2024. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty position. Preference will be given to candidates who show demonstrated experience in working with diverse populations. Evening hours may be required. Complete job description available at https://library.kutztown.edu/jobs .

In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited institution; three years of related experience; demonstrated knowledge of user experience and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) issues; effective communication, presentation and organizational skills; and instruction experience. Preferred: experience with webpage editing, design and Springshare software; advanced software skills; experience with library assessment practices; and a second Master’s degree.

A successful interview and demonstration of teaching effectiveness is required. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts need to be supplied at the time of the interview), and contact information for three professional references to: Krista Prock, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, prock@kutztown.edu. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.