Friday, March 2, 2012

Librarian, Online and Distance Learning


Position:    Librarian, Online and Distance Learning                                
Department:    Hugh A. and Edna C. White Library                                            
Schedule:    Full-time, 11 month, tenure-track with faculty rank

    ALA/MLS or completion by start date.  Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Strong computer skills, including demonstrated competence with Microsoft Office and Web 2.0. Willingness to travel occasionally to off-campus sites and to work a flexible schedule as required. Experience in marketing, delivering, and assessing instruction and reference services in a distance learning environment is preferred. Individual will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University concept and community covenant. (Please see

Responsibilities:    Will require collaboration with other library units to create, implement, and promote services for off-campus learners who attend SAU centers throughout Michigan or are enrolled in SAU online programs.  This position will work with the Education and Reference Librarians to coordinate reference, instruction, and information literacy assistance to off-campus students and faculty, and will integrate technologies such as social networking, virtual reference, mobile technologies, & other Web 2.0 applications to support instructional and research activities for remote learners. Important facets of this position include the marketing of existing and newly created services and the assessment of these services
for continuous improvement.

Starting Date:    June 1, 2012                                        
Application     Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted
Deadline:    until position is filled.
Basic     Applicants must be thoroughly supportive of the University's
Requirement:    mission and values as an evangelical Christian university affiliated with the Free Methodist Church.
Process:    Please forward a letter of interest, vitae and references to:
    Academic Affairs,
    Spring Arbor University
    106 E. Main St.
    Spring Arbor, MI  49283-9799
    1.800.968.9103 ext. 1356 or                                                     
    An EEO Employer.

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