Wednesday, February 25, 2009

E-Learning & Instruction Librarian

Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries seeks an innovative and service-oriented individual for the position of E-Learning & Instruction Librarian.
The E-Learning & Instruction Librarian will provide leadership and support for library-related online instructional development and e-learning initiatives, including the design and development of library-related digital learning objects and online instructional resources; participate in the Libraries’ information literacy instruction program and coordinate general, introductory instruction activities; collaborate with faculty in the integration of information literacy instruction into the curriculum and incorporating online learning objects into the university's course management system; provide general reference services; assist in collaborative planning, analysis, and assessment of departmental programs and services. May include collection development responsibilities. This position will report to the Head of Research & Instructional Services.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited library school
  • Minimum of two years relevant professional library experience
  • Knowledge of instructional design principles and information literacy concepts in an academic library setting
  • Knowledge and experience using web development applications, such as Dreamweaver, Flash, and scripting languages
  • Working knowledge of relevant Web 2.0 technologies and social networking tools
  • Strong service orientation and commitment to library user needs
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population of faculty, students, and staff
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Commitment to continuing professional development

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience teaching library instruction classes in an academic environment
  • Evidence of innovative online instructional development
  • Experience with graphic design tools

Appointment at Assistant or Associate Librarian rank.

Marquette University is an independent, Catholic, Jesuit institution with an enrollment of 12,000 located near downtown Milwaukee. Two adjacent and connected library buildings seat 2,150 and house a collection of 1.7 million volumes, 300 networked resources, and over 22,000 online journals.

For full consideration, submit application online by May 15, 2009 to the University’s application site:

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