Friday, October 26, 2012

Instruction Design and Web Librarian; Assistant Professor in the University Libraries

Colgate University Libraries seeks a creative and user-oriented librarian to serve as Instructional Design and Web Librarian.  Reporting to the Chair, Reference and Instruction Department, this person will support the integration of instructional design and information technologies into library services, co-chair the Libraries’ Web Committee, and participate in reference and instruction. She or he will be familiar with instructional design principles as they apply to the teaching and learning process and the Libraries’ online presence, and with usability studies and assessment.  The successful candidate will collaborate with library colleagues, information technologists, and teaching faculty in a combined library and technology center with cutting edge technology.  Qualifications: An ALA-accredited master’s degree and two years' experience or an equivalent master’s degree and two years' experience working in an academic or research library setting.  All librarians at Colgate are expected to lead and work in a collaborative environment, to possess a strong public service orientation, to communicate effectively, to manage projects efficiently, and to work some evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Other qualifications and a position description are available at

Application procedurePlease apply online at

Review of application materials will begin on November 16, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.  Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/AA employer.  Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the university’s educational mission.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at

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