Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Library Instructional Designer

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Library Instructional Designer. This position is located within the Libraries’ Division of Research and Education. In support of the University Libraries’ mission and shared values, the Research and Education Division fosters collaborations that contribute to our users’ academic success, research, and lifelong learning. The Division positively impacts student learning and supports the research and scholarly agenda of the University. This mission is realized through: instruction of learners using a variety of methods and tools, partnerships with faculty to create an integrated, assessable, information literacy-focused curriculum, provision of targeted information resources, expert, point-of-need research assistance, and a commitment to fostering competencies for lifelong inquiry.

Reporting to the Head of Educational Initiatives, a Library Instructional Designer with expertise in learning theory, pedagogical methods, learning outcomes assessment, and the design and development of digital learning objects is needed to support information literacy instruction in both face-to-face and online environments. 
Responsibilities include: leading the design of pedagogically rich tools and experiences to enhance critical thinking and information literacy learning; designing and developing technology-based learning objects across a broad range of disciplines which integrate graphic, text and audio elements in multi-media learning materials; collaborating with liaison librarians to create effective lesson plans, assignments and assessment strategies; and developing workshops for library and academic faculty to improve instructional effectiveness and promote integration of information literacy into departmental curricula on topics such as pedagogy, assignment design, student-centered instruction, learning theory, learning styles, student learning assessment, and technical training.

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