UW-Green Bay

Career Opportunities


Research and Instruction Librarian

Posting Date

6/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Research and Instruction Librarian
UW System Title:  Associate Academic Librarian

Essential Job Functions

This position supports the UW-Green Bay research and teaching mission through providing effective and efficient research and instruction services to University community. Serves as a point person for the coordination of the library’s information literacy & instruction program. Reports to the Assistant Director for Research & Outreach Services.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Develop, teach, and evaluate information literacy and library instruction session.
  • Update and maintain a variety of library guides and instruction web pages.
  • Actively engage with faculty, students, and staff to develop strong working relationships.
  • Assist patrons at the reference desk, including rotating weekend and evening duty.
  • Stay current on relevant trends in information literacy, library instruction and reference.
  • Provide quality customer service to library patrons.
  • Promote critical thinking and information literacy through general library instruction.
  • Collaborate with faculty to design library instruction sessions and tutorials to meet specific learning goals.
  • Participate in marketing library services and collections.
  • Develop, maintain, and evaluate online learning objects, tutorials, user guides, and other technologically enhanced instructional materials.
  • Participate on library, campus and statewide committees as appropriate.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities.



  • A Masters of Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution


  • 1-2 years of instruction and reference experience in an academic library
The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

This position is a full-time, 100% Academic Staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Salary range of $44,000 - $48,000.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "14457"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Research and Instruction Librarian"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial transcripts of highest degree achieved

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Kathy Gajeski
Phone: (920) 465-2383
Email:  gajeskik@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, July 20, 2018.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.