This is a full-time, twelve month, tenure track position. Rank is commensurate with experience. This is an Exempt position which falls within the MSCA Union (Massachusetts State College Association).
The George Washington University Libraries seek collaborative, technologically capable, user-focused applicants for the position of Education Liaison Librarian. The position is responsible for direct outreach to the Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD), including the departments of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Educational Leadership, International Education, Human and Organizational Learning, and Special Education and Disability Studies.
Liaison librarians proactively develop partnerships with faculty to develop and deliver value-added services as well as new methods of delivering existing services to support the University’s research and teaching initiatives. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work in a complex, changing environment with a positive, flexible, and innovative attitude, and he or she will have a proven capacity to work effectively and collegially in teams with staff at all levels as well as with faculty and students.
As a strong partner in student learning, GW Libraries foster critical thinking and lifelong learning with innovative services, entrepreneurial staff, over two million volumes, outstanding digital collections, up-to-date technology and Special Collections. The Graduate School of Education offers programs at the main campus of the University (Foggy Bottom) as well as at four additional locations in Virginia (Ashburn, Alexandria, Arlington, and Hampton Roads).
Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Public Services, the Head of Innovative Media will collaborate with colleagues in the library and across campus to develop programs and services that focus on students and faculty creating and using media in course-related activities, including:
- Investigate, plan and implement innovative uses of current and emerging technologies in the provision of information services and resources
- Teach in an expanding information literacy program, with a particular focus on promoting digital literacy
- Assist with the creation and maintenance of digital learning objects (e.g., online tutorials, website) and with the management of e-resources (e.g., link resolvers, database platforms)
- Share responsibility for the ongoing development of Kent Library website content
- Provide reference services both online and in person, which may include nights and weekends
- Work closely with faculty and students across the university (i.e., face-to-face, online, and regional campuses)
- Contribute to library and department committees and activities, and to the University through faculty governance, committees, councils and other working groups
Through active outreach and participation with the campus community, the Educational Technology & Reference Librarian shares responsibility for coordinating and supporting campus educational technology planning, pedagogical applications, support of instructional technology, library reference services and bibliographic instruction to students, faculty and staff. The Educational Technology and Reference librarian interacts directly with faculty and students to serve their library and educational technology needs, partners with academic departments and programs to advance research and learning and plays a major role in Tri-College (Bryn Mawr, Haverford & Swarthmore) library and IT development.
The Research and Instructional Support (RIS) team at Mount Holyoke College seeks an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented new colleague to join us in integrating forward-looking, meaningful library research and instructional technology into the teaching and learning activities at Mount Holyoke College. (Funding through December 2015.)
We are a supportive community of professionals that provides team members with opportunities to learn and try new tasks, and to take leadership roles within the team and beyond. If you: share our excitement engaging with faculty and students to positively affect their teaching and learning; have an enthusiasm for educational design and exploiting new and emerging technologies in higher education; have a demonstrated commitment to work effectively with a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students; and have a passion for learning and for supporting a collaborative work environment, then we encourage you to apply.
The Director of Library Services and Instructional Technology provides strategic leadership for all functions of the library, including oversight of instructional technology, collection development, information literacy, and services for students and faculty. The director is responsible for the overall management of the Library, including personnel administration, program development and evaluation, organization of operations, budgeting, and external relations both within and beyond the College and collaborates with other campus departments in support of the College’s mission.