Job Ad: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an enthusiastic, collaborative, and experienced professional to serve as the University Library’s Internet Applications Systems Specialist.
Job Opportunity: Scholarly Publishing Librarian – School of Medicine Library, Washington University in St. Louis
An energetic and service oriented librarian is needed to provide library services for the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SCPS), and to be the library’s point person for other online and distance education programs as they emerge at the University of Virginia.
SCPS offers courses to nontraditional adult learners across the Commonwealth of Virginia through centers in Abingdon, Charlottesville, Northern Virginia, Newport News, Richmond, and Roanoke. Students enrolled through SCPS have the option to learn in the classroom, online, and through other modes of delivery. The librarian will provide in-person support for SCPS’s teaching and learning activities (with some travel around Virginia required) as well as teach online workshops/classes and provide remote reference for SCPS students.
In addition, the librarian will actively engage with other online and distance education initiatives at UVA, helping to plan library services, coordinate policies, and provide support for subject librarians in other areas. An enthusiasm for experimentation with emerging technologies and the ability to work with the disparate Schools and Departments across the Grounds will be very important.
Some weekend and evening hours will be required. The librarian may also engage in general reference desk duty, collection development, and special projects.
The Penn State University Libraries in partnership with the College of the Liberal Arts seek a creative, forward-thinking scholar for the new position of Digital Humanities Research Designer. The Digital Humanities Research Designer will be familiar with a range of technologies and have direct experience bringing digital approaches to bear on research and teaching. The scholar in this position will work as an intellectual partner with faculty, students, and staff in the College of the Liberal Arts.
The successful candidate will collaborate with humanities faculty and library colleagues to expand modes of humanistic research through emerging and existing technologies. In providing research project support and conducting workshops on the use of various tools, for example, the Digital Humanities Research Designer will be able to translate and share ideas and concepts effectively across diverse interdisciplinary audiences. The Digital Humanities Research Designer will maintain currency in the field and may pursue his or her own research to do so.
The Digital Communications & Learning Initiatives Librarian will develop and maintain an integrated digital communications platform which provides access to the library and its digital resources, supports law faculty’s effective use of technology to enhance student learning, and facilitates information and communication among various constituencies of the law school.
The digital communications platform is primarily a web based platform and the DC/LIL will, among other things:
- Create and maintain web pages for the platform.
- Support other applications and media that comprise the platform and serve as the information and communications channel for the School of Law.
- Support the faculty in developing technology assisted instruction
- Assist with development and implementation of an ongoing technology education program to augment the teaching/learning process.
Grand Valley State University Libraries, a recipient of the 2012 Association of College and Research Libraries’ Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, seeks an energetic, innovative and self-motivated professional for the User Experience Manager position. Reporting to the Head of Operations and User Services, the User Experience (UX) Manager leads a newly formed User Experience Team that is responsible for the management and day-to-day operation of the single service desk that will provide first tier research assistance, circulation services, resource sharing and document delivery, live chat, and course reserves in the new Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons scheduled to open in June 2013. Working collaboratively with other managers in the Technology and Information Services Division, and across the library, the UX Manager will be an active participant in an agile, forward thinking library environment that promotes and supports innovative, responsive and collaborative user-centered services and spaces.
Under the direction of the Associate University Librarian for Academic Services, this two-year temporary position offers librarians the opportunity to shape the direction and implementation of the library’s pilot open educational resources program. The fellow will work closely with various library units and with strategic partners including Cal Poly campus partners, within the CSU system and at the national level to develop programs, processes, and services that facilitate the compilation and dissemination of open educational resources and open content. Responsibilities include but are not limited to outreach, liaison work to the School of Education, instruction, collection and digital resources development, and service to the campus and community.
The Hampshire College Library Center seeks dynamic and innovating applicants
for the position of Critical Social Inquiry and Digital Pedagogies Librarian.
The ideal candidate will be excited to support the teaching, research and
pedagogical needs of the social sciences and to support digital pedagogies at
Hampshire, a unique academic environment that promotes creativity, design, and
Reporting to the Director of the Library, the primary responsibilities of the
Critical Social Inquiry and Digital Pedagogies Librarian include teaching
research education sessions, one-on-one research support in the
interdisciplinary social sciences that include cross discipline work with
faculty in history, psychology, anthropology, economics, sociology, political
science, law, geography, urban studies, philosophy, cultural studies and
education. The librarian will secondarily play a pivotal role in shaping the
library’s social media identity, supporting the development of digital and
media tools and collections, and interactive spaces.
The Research & Instruction Liaison for the Humanities serves as a research partner, a technology specialist, an educator, an instructional consultant, and a frequent point of contact to faculty and students in the Humanities (with an emphasis on support for literature and languages, art history, history, and digital humanities) within a merged library/information technology organization. The Research & Instruction Liaison for the Humanities facilitates the use of information resources and technology in teaching, learning, and scholarship for faculty and students in the Humanities departments and some interdisciplinary programs. As a member of the Research and Instruction Liaison Team, this librarian/technologist is responsible for research consultations, instructional services, and information resource development for the assigned areas and assists in implementing appropriate educational systems and technologies that support student and faculty learning and scholarship. This librarian/technologist collaborates with other LIS and academic staff to further the mission and priorities of the college.