Instruction and Student Engagement Librarian


The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Library Type: 
Academic Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time

Position Summary

With More than 4,300 students (including on-ground locations in Chicago, Washington, D.C., XULA, Dallas, and Southern California—as well as online programming) The Chicago School has a long tradition of being an innovator in the field for 40 years –working to push the boundaries and the impact that psychology and the health sciences have on our world.

In order to continue to push these boundaries, The Chicago School seeks a creative, dynamic and technologically savvy individual to join the University Library as our Instruction and Student Engagement Librarian. The Instruction and Student Engagement Librarian will be responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing a modern information literacy program built on the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Instruction. Additionally, this individual will work to partner with other departments to build student engagement opportunities for the library through programming, events and workshops. This position serves as the Liaison to The Chicago School's Online Campus.

Essential Functions

· Develop, Implement and Assess an Information Literacy Program built on the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Instruction

· Serve as the Liaison to the Online Campus

· Collaborate with University Departments to create events, programs, and workshops, to build and encourage student engagement

· Measure instructional outcomes, promotes integration of library instruction into curriculum, and assesses programming in support of student success

· Compiles assessments based on instruction and outreach feedback

· Participates in the shared responsibility of providing reference services across campuses, via chat and research consultations

· Shared responsibility in training and mentoring Graduate Student Assistants

· Serve on University Committees

· Additional duties as required

Required Qualifications

· American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master's degree (or international equivalent)

· Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy principles and practices including but not limited to Critical Information Literacy and Metaliteracy

· Familiar with best practices in pedagogy, with emphasis on library instruction

· Evidence of ability to work independently and with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where collaboration, consultation, and cooperation are essential.

· Familiar with current digital tools in libraries and interest in future trends

Preferred Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in Psychology, or related Behavioral or Health Science

· Knowledge of psychological assessment instruments and supporting resources and databases

· Ability to multitask in a dynamic and deadline-driven environment

· Ability to write and speak Spanish

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Applicants should submit a Resume/CV, a Cover Letter and 3 Professional References to the posting. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Apply To:
325 N. Wells St.
Chicago , IL 60654 41° 53' 17.3076" N, 87° 38' 1.2336" W