Academic Staff, Educational Technologies Librarian

Code: 027 Posted: 04/11/2014

The University of Wisconsin–Parkside invites applications for the Educational Technologies Librarian (Official Title: Associate Academic Librarian). This is a full-time, 12 month Academic Staff position.

The Educational Technologies Librarian will provide innovative leadership in the use of technology in the library, and will identify, evaluate and implement current and emerging technologies and tools for the delivery of library services. Emphasis is on innovative ideas in support of online learning experiences, instructional tools, mobile services, and course management systems. Serve as back-up for the Web Services Coordinator. The ETL will participate in the reference and instruction program and serve as a library liaison. This position reports to the Web Services Coordinator.

Essential Job Functions

A. Coordinates Educational Technology initiatives

  • Provides leadership in the area of current or emerging technologies such as mobile applications, online instructional tools, and course management systems. In collaboration with other Library staff, plans for, designs, implements, and assesses technologies relevant to reference services and information literacy instruction.
  • In collaboration with other Library staff, plans for, designs, implements, and assesses technologies relevant to reference services and information literacy instruction.
  • Develops online learning experiences including online modules for courses taught at a distance.
  • Actively seeks partnerships with other UW-Parkside departments and programs to promote educational technologies and other learning opportunities in the library.
  • Serves as back-up to Web Services Coordinator.
  • Creates online educational tutorials.
  • Assists in the social media campaigns.


B. Provides research assistance

  • Provides traditional and virtual reference service by instructing and assisting with identifying, locating, evaluating, and using information resources.
  • Serves as liaison, including collection development responsibilities, to various academic departments.


C.
Provides formal library instruction in the classroom or online

D. Participates in library, campus, professional and consortia committees as necessary

  • Participate in the planning and improvement of library services with colleagues in various capacities.
  • Continue professional development.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of emerging educational technologies.
  • Familiarity with trends in distance and online education.
  • Knowledge of online environments and information fluency.
  • Familiarity with Course Management Tools such as D2L.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse clientele.


Qualifications

Required

Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution
Minimum two (2) years professional experience in an academic library
Knowledge of emerging educational technologies
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred

Experience teaching in a classroom setting
Experience providing in-person and virtual academic reference services
Demonstrated ability to adapt to constant change

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

Review of Applications: Applications received by May 2nd, 2014 are ensured full consideration. The position is open until filled.

To Apply: Go to: www.careers.wisconsin.eduClick the "Apply Now" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login." If you have questions about how to apply from the Candidate Gateway, go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900

Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please be sure you have included:

Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the position
Resume
Names and Contact information for three professional references

If you have application questions call or email: 

Janice Mico
Phone: (262) 595-2356
Email: Janice.Mico@uwp.edu

It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities.If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below.Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. A criminal background check and degree verification is required prior to starting employment.

About the University

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.

The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.

Contact Name: Janice Mico

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2356

Contact Email: Janice.Mico@uwp.edu

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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