Job Description

Do you want to be part of a growing university library with a teaching-focused mission?  Do you have a passion for working with students and teaching information literacy and research skills to further enhance academic success, scholarship, and lifelong learning? We are looking for library staff to provide personalized, on-demand library assistance to enrich the learning experience and support intellectual inquiry and discovery.

Phoenix metro area in-person position with potential work from home option one day a week dependent on schedule needs.


The schedule is: Sunday - Monday 2pm - 10:30pm and Thursday - Saturday 11:45am - 8:15pm

What you will do:

  • Provides on-demand individualized reference assistance to students, staff, and faculty in a high-volume customer service environment.
  • Designs and delivers group and individual instruction ranging from general information literacy sessions and library orientations to advanced subject-specific class sessions to teach how to find, use, and evaluate information.
  • Develops expected learning outcomes for library instruction sessions that align with professional standards and pedagogical practices.
  • Promotes library resources and services to the University community.
  • Participates in activities of professional organizations and keeps abreast of library trends in the professional literature.
  • Maintains awareness of technology and tools used in academic research.
  • Maintains familiarity with scholarly communications for teaching, learning, and research.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment to share best practices.
  • Provides a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement, and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
  • Position may require evening and weekend hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will have:

  • American Library Association accredited master’s degree in library or information science
  • Professional experience in an academic library preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to assist others in the use of personal computers
  • Experience teaching students with diverse backgrounds and varying levels of proficiency
  • Must pass pre-employment background check
  • Library databases and online search engines
  • Must possess excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Videoconference software

Application Instructions

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