EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LIBRARIAN
Position: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LIBRARIAN
Department: JAMES B. DUKE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Division: ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Opening Date: February 19, 2014
Note: This is a 12-month, non-tenure track position, which will begin after June 1st, 2014.
Responsibilities: The Educational Technology Librarian will identify and be familiar with editing software that enhances multimedia presentation. Promote and support the integration of the library’s technology resources into the University’s curriculum and instructional programs. Identify and implement new trends and best practices relative to emerging technologies in the environment of higher education. The Educational Technology Librarian will be responsible for:
- Managing the library website, e-Magazine, and social media pages, Facebook, blogs, and Libguides
- Providing training, instruction, and support to enable the effective use of the information tools, online resources, social media tools, and technology
- Providing technical assistance to students and faculty in creating visual presentations using the resources in the information commons, and faculty sandbox
- Preparing and maintaining records, statistical data, and assessment reports relative to the use of the technology, and social media in higher education
- Serving as liaison to assigned academic departments to enhance cooperation and promotion of library services
- Flexible schedule is required including rotating nights and weekends.
Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution or a Master’s degree in Information Technology. Knowledge of the philosophy of an information commons within an academic library is required. Experience with the use of educational technology and related software in an academic library environment is highly preferred. Candidate should have experience using social media, creating web design, and the use of other technology to promote 21st Century learning. The ideal candidate should have a strong technology and training background. Prefer someone who has worked in an academic library. Entry-level candidates are welcome to apply but must demonstrate technology skills.
Send resume, letter of application, and contact information for three professional references to:
Library Search Committee
Office of Human Resources
Johnson C. Smith University
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (704) 378-1191
Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring.
Date Posted: 2/19/2014 3:48 pm