Tuesday, December 20, 2011

E-Learning and Instruction Librarian

E-Learning and Instruction Librarian

Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries seeks an innovative and service-oriented individual for the position of E-Learning and Instruction Librarian. The E-Learning and Instruction Librarian will provide leadership and support for library-related e-learning initiatives and coordinate on campus English 1001 Library Workshops. This position reports to the Head of Research and Instructional Services.

·         Provide leadership and support for library-related e-learning initiatives
·         With the support of an Instructional Designer, design and develop library-related digital learning objects and online instructional resources
·         Collaborate with faculty and librarians on the integration of information literacy into online curriculum (e.g. via learning objects in the university’s course management system)
·         Identify and assess new technologies for use in library instruction
·         Coordinate English 1001 Library Workshops
·         Provide general reference services
·         Engage in collection management duties
·         Assist in collaborative planning, analysis, and assessment of departmental programs and services 
·         Contribute to and learn from the profession through such avenues as local, state, and national professional organizations, presentations, and publications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
·         MLS from an ALA accredited program
·         Minimum of two years relevant professional library experience
·         Knowledge of instructional design principles and information literacy concepts in an academic library setting
·         Experience using web development applications, such as Dreamweaver, Flash, and scripting languages
·         Knowledge of relevant Web 2.0 technologies and social networking tools
·         Experience teaching library instruction classes in an academic environment
·         Strong service orientation and commitment to library user needs
·         Ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population of faculty, students, and staff
·         Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
·         Strong organizational and project management skills
·         Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
·         Evidence of innovative online instructional development
·         Experience with graphic design tools
Appointment at Assistant or Associate Librarian rank

Marquette University is an independent, Catholic, Jesuit doctoral-granting institution with an enrollment of 12,000 located near downtown Milwaukee. Two adjacent and connected library buildings seat 2,150 and house a 1.7 million volume collection, 500 networked resources, and over 22,000 electronic journals. www.marquette.edu/library/

For full consideration submit application online by January 31, 2012 to the university’s application site:  Careers.marquette.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53590

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