More Job Bank: 3/23/13

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Career Opportunities at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; James Madison University; and Louisiana State University.

“McIntyre Library at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks a … Research and Instruction Librarian. This is a 12-month full-time probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor reporting to the Director of Libraries. Salary is $49,000. The University offers partner benefits. Anticipated start date of July/August 2013 (negotiable).

The successful candidate will participate in teaching, reference, collection development, liaison, research, and assessment activities. Primarily a generalist, the librarian will also serve as liaison to the College of Business and will work closely with faculty, students and researchers to provide instruction, resources and services needed for successful research and learning…

Duties:

  • Shares in general library instruction, assessment initiatives, strategic planning, information literacy, and other library initiatives.
  • Consults and collaborates with students, faculty, staff and community members to meet their information and instructional needs in business and other disciplines.
  • Collaborates with other library faculty in planning, promoting and assessing information literacy initiatives.
  • Delivers online and in-person reference services.
  • Participates in collection development activities in the areas of general business, accounting, finance, marketing, information systems, and general reference.
  • Keeps abreast of new ways to incorporate technology and other creative tools into library research and instruction services.

Faculty Duties:

  • Serve on appropriate Library, campus and UW System committees.
  • Pursue continued study, scholarly activities, and creative work.
  • Participate in professional and community service activities…”

James Madison University Libraries and Educational Technologies seeks applicants for the newly created position of Instructional Design and Online Education Librarian. This is a tenure-track librarian faculty position reporting to the Director of Library Instruction…

The Instructional Design and Online Education Librarian will work with colleagues in the library and the CIT to design and coordinate immersion events for instructional faculty to promote information literacy and technology fluency. The successful applicant will also collaborate with academic departments and librarian colleagues to identify and meet training and support needs related to distance, blended and hybrid programs. In addition to serving as a liaison librarian to an academic department, the successful applicant will design, develop, maintain and promote instructional materials and digital learning objects as well as assist librarians and instructional faculty in designing and maintaining digital learning objects. This position will assist in the development of strategies for assessing learning outcomes of instructional activities including online, asynchronous and in-person instruction. The successful candidate will be a core member of both the Library’s Instruction Unit and CIT’s Faculty Development Team.

The position requires an ALA-accredited master’s degree with a second master’s degree in instructional technology or a related field preferred. Other qualifications include experience working with students and faculty in higher education and experience with instructional technologies including course management systems, lesson building software, content management systems, video authoring and screen capture software, evaluation and assessment software and mobile apps or interfaces. The successful candidate will also have excellent oral and written communication skills. Faculty status requires the potential to meet standards for tenure and promotion…

Tenure-track faculty position with excellent benefits including 20 days of vacation and a choice of retirement plans. Review of applications will begin on April 22, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. To view the full posting and apply go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number 0405191. Salary shall be commensurate with experience. Links to JobLink and full position description can be found on the JMU Libraries employment information page at www.lib.jmu.edu/employment.

The Art & Design Librarian reports to the Head, Reference and Collection Development Services for reference and library instruction duties and to the Collection Development Services Coordinator for collection development and faculty liaison responsibilities.

Summary of Duties:

  • 35%     Serves as a selector and liaison for the College of Art & Design (includes the  School of Architecture, School of Art, Interior Design, and the School of Landscape Architecture), providing outreach, instruction, and specialized reference services to faculty and students in those disciplines; develops discipline-specific subject guides, instructional and other materials as needed; works with faculty in the College to embed information literacy in the curriculum; participates in liaison group activities.
  • 35%     Provides library instruction either in the Libraries’ credit course or the Residential Colleges; develops instructional materials; teaches general one-shot and subject-specific classes; serves as a member of the Reference Department’s Instruction Committee.
  • 15%     Works to meet promotion and tenure requirements for research and service.
  • 10%     Provides general and specialized Reference and information services at the reference desk (may work nights and weekends in rotation).
  • 05%    Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

Masters degree from an ALA-accredited program; evidence of potential to meet research and service requirements for promotion and tenure requirements; experience providing reference services and library instruction; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; demonstrated knowledge and experience in creating and using online library instructional materials.

Preferred:

Undergraduate or graduate degree in Art History, Fine Arts, Architecture, or related field; basic knowledge of materials, techniques, and terminology employed in the fields of art, architecture, and design; strong public service orientation; experience in providing reference service in an academic environment.

Application:

Review of applications will begin 3/19/2013 and will continue until candidate is selected. To apply for this position, go to http://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/hr.

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