Saturday, October 24, 2009

Distance Learning Librarian

Job Title - Distance Learning Librarian
Closing Date - Open until filled.City & State - Portland, OR
Portland State University Library

Distance Learning Librarian
General Description: Develops and coordinates the Library’s distance learning services and programs; coordinates initiatives and training for Library faculty and staff to support distance services in their respective areas; supports course-integrated online information literacy instruction in a collaborative environment; develops policies and procedures for providing access to materials to distributed learning students and faculty; participates in the library’s dynamic reference and instruction programs; and collaborates on the selection of information resources to support the distance education needs of a diverse institution. Some evening and weekend reference duty and/or instruction is required. Fixed-term faculty contribute to faculty governance activities within the Library and the University, engage in community and professional service, and pursue an active publication and research agenda, seeking grants as appropriate. This entry-level, full-time, 12-month fixed-term faculty position, ranked at the Instructor level, reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Public Services.

Required Qualifications
ALA-accredited MLS.; experience developing online learning objects and guides, web applications, digital media, and with post-production editing; demonstrated understanding of, and expressed commitment to the principles and standards of information literacy; work experience in current pedagogy of online information literacy instruction; instructional technology training and experience; ability to successfully complete a criminal background check and provide transcripts.

Deadlines: Review of applications begins November, 2009. Open until finalists identified.
Online ad: Please see the full posting at .
To Apply: Send cover letter (address how your knowledge and experiences meet qualifications); resume; and names, address, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references to: Anne Keech, Search Coordinator, . Applications not containing all requested documents will not be considered. Electronic application materials are strongly preferred (Word or.pdf documents).

PSU is an AA/EO institution and, in keeping with the President's diversity initiative, welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

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