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Associate College Librarian for Research Services Bates College Lewiston, Maine
The Bates College George and Helen Ladd Library is searching for an Associate College Librarian for Research Services. Working in partnership with a new Vice President of Bates’ merged Information and Library Services (ILS), the Associate College Librarian serves in a senior leadership role within the Library and in the College community. This position is responsible for leading a team of professional research librarians and managing research and instruction services and operations. This position functions as a liaison with the Bates community and directs the Library in the Librarian’s absence or as needed. As principal associate librarian, the Associate College Librarian for Research Services serves as a statutory (non-tenured) member of the Faculty, a member of the CBB (Colby-Bates-Bowdoin) Governing Board, which shares both print and electronic resources and a joint catalog, and will pursue opportunities for increased collaboration within the Board and across the Oberlin Group. 
 
The responsibilities of this position also include serving as a subject librarian in appropriate areas of expertise, and as a member of the Information and Library Services management team. In addition to working with close ILS partners, such as the Curricular and Research Computing group, the Associate College Librarian will help envision and implement library support for exciting new initiatives in the digital humanities, open educational resources, and Bates’ new Digital and Computational Studies program. We are looking for a collaborative colleague who is dynamic, innovative, and willing to think creatively about the future of the academic library. This position supervises librarians and other staff engaged in reference and instructional services and oversees the ILLiad operations and its staff. 
 
Open until filled
Reference and Instruction Librarian for Social Sciences Carleton College Northfield, MN

The Reference and Instruction Librarian for Social Sciences serves as liaison to selected social sciences departments and helps carry out the mission of the Reference and Instruction department to support the teaching and learning goals of Carleton College.  We emphasize excellent service to students and faculty, a vision for student research knowledge, active participation in campus initiatives, and involvement in the campus intellectual life.  As part of this team, the Reference and Instruction Librarian will provide instruction one-on-one at the Research/IT desk, in appointments, and during information literacy instruction sessions in a manner that supports the curriculum and mission of the college. The Reference and Instruction Librarian for Social Sciences reports to the Head of Reference and Instruction.

This is a full-time, 12 month position.  Please find the job description and apply at:

https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3851

Open until filled.
Reference and Instruction Librarian for Sciences Carleton College and St. Olaf College Northfield, MN

The Reference and Instruction Librarian for Sciences is a shared position between St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges, reporting to and reviewed by Head of Reference and Instruction at Carleton College and Head of Research and Instruction at St. Olaf College.

The position will spend approximately 50% of their time at each college and as a result serve as a conduit between the two collaborative departments.  This position will help define new approaches to liaison librarianship in the natural sciences, develop creative outreach practices, engage with new pedagogies, and support digital scholarship across interdisciplinary communities.

This is a full-time, 12 month position.  Please find the full job description at:

https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3757

Open until filled
Instructional Designer Drew University Madison, NJ

Drew University seeks applications for an Instructional Designer.  This position is 12-month, full-time with an anticipated start date of Summer 2018.

The Instructional Designer is a new position designed to advance and accelerate technology-enhanced teaching and learning at Drew University, with initial focus on hybrid and online graduate courses in the Theological and Caspersen Graduate Schools. Reporting to the Director of Instructional Technologies, the incumbent will bring faculty development and instructional design expertise to the university’s central instructional technology support team and to collaborations with faculty, students, technologists, librarians, and  archivists.

A division of the University Libraries, Instructional Technologies supports the enterprise learning management system (Moodle) and Digital Drew, an interdisciplinary initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen inclusive, integrative, project-based digital pedagogies across the institution.

Key Responsibilities:

Instructional Design and Course Development

In collaboration with faculty and other subject matter experts, applies current instructional design theories, practice, and methods to learning activities and course content in alignment with learning outcomes

  • Provides instructional design or curriculum development training and support to academic units with complex needs, including but not limited to new online programs, addressing accessibility concerns, cultivating professional and personal development, or exploring competency-based education
  • Develops course templates, structures learning activities, and creates quality visual resources and interactive elements
  • Manages instructional design projects, ensures timely completion and delivery of hybrid and online instructional design projects, and maintains project documentation
  • Works with faculty to continually assess and improve the quality of hybrid and online courses through a quality improvement initiatives, including Quality Matters.
  • Writes copy, instructional text, and audio/video scripts for courses
  • Identifies opportunities for adoption of open education resources
  • Participates in LMS (Moodle) and videoconferencing (Zoom) administration and training, especially for instructors using the platforms for online and hybrid courses

Research and Training

  • Develops and facilitates individual and cohort-based training and orientation programs for university instructors and course development partners
  • Develop online training courses and learning modules for adult students to access and succeed in online instructional environments

Professional Development and Service

  • Attends professional workshops and meetings, sharing knowledge and networking with other instructional designers and related communities of practice
  • Enhances expertise by reading appropriate professional journals and trade publications.
  • May serve on library, university, and regional or national committees and project teams

Requirements:

Minimum Hiring Standards

  • An advanced degree is required
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in an instructional design, faculty development, or project management position related to teaching with technology in a college or university setting
  • Demonstrated experience designing templates for online courses in collaboration with department, program, and/or institutional faculty and staff
  • An advanced understanding of the learning theories, principles, and strategies that support best practices in online and technology-enhanced teaching,  including Universal Design for Learning
  • An advanced understanding of the ways that online learning enhances and impedes learning across differences and impacts access to education for underrepresented students
  • Demonstrated experience with a learning management system and a range of learning technologies
  • Demonstrated experience designing and facilitating workshops and trainings for instructors
  • Demonstrated project management skills, with the ability to adapt and solve problems proactively and independently
  • Demonstrated understanding of policy, compliance, and risk environment affecting online and hybrid courses and programs, including but not limited to accessibility, privacy, information security, and academic integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work as a contributing and collegial member of a team, and to communicate proactively within the team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at  Drew University

Preferred

  • An advanced degree in a discipline such as Instructional Design, Learning Technologies, Curriculum and Instruction, Adult Learning, or a related field
  • Teaching experience in a college or university setting
  • A record of professional or scholarly contributions to instructional design or faculty development, evidenced through either publications or participation in professional organizations
  • Experience designing and facilitating cohort-based faculty development programs
  • Familiarity with professional and/or theological education and the specific challenges and opportunities of online learning for vocational and formational development

Application:
To apply, submit the following materials to HR0718-6@Drew.edu. Please include your name in the subject. For full consideration, please submit all materials by August 24, 2018.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • 3 professional references

About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

August 24, 2018
Digital Scholarship Technology Manager Drew University Madison, NJ

Drew University seeks applications for a Digital Scholarship Technology Manager. This position is 12-month, full-time with an anticipated start date of Summer 2018.

The Digital Scholarship Technology Manager is a new position designed to advance the digital humanities (DH) and digital scholarship (DS) at Drew University. Reporting to the Director of Instructional Technologies, a division of the University Libraries,  the incumbent will work in collaboration with technologists, librarians, faculty, and students. An initial focus will be Digital Drew, an interdisciplinary initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen inclusive, integrative, project-based digital pedagogies across the institution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports technologies used in the university’s digital humanities (DH) and digital scholarship (DS) initiatives, including but not limited to web hosting and web applications available from Drew Domains;

  • Provides direct support and consultation to faculty involved in digital projects;

  • Conducts training workshops on current and emerging DH tools;

  • Supervises and mentors part-time student Technology Fellows;

  • Participates in DH outreach and advocacy initiatives;

  • May participate directly in DH projects, in collaboration with faculty, instructional technologists, librarians, staff, and students;

  • Participates in development of DH/DS lab facilities, computing, hardware and peripherals, and software;

  • Stays current in the field of DH and disseminates information to the campus community.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and four years of relevant experience; or a Master’s degree and two years of relevant experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

  • Significant experience with current-generation DH/DS web applications and tools (Omeka, WordPress, etc.) in teaching and research environment

  • Experience with web hosting services and application management principles and tools, including but not limited to cPanel and DNS management

  • Ability to train, supervise, and mentor student technical assistants

  • Experience with DH lab facilities and services

  • Demonstrated communication, collaboration, and problem-solving, skills for successful partnerships with instructional technologists, faculty and staff, and students

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative on assigned and new projects, and to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Experience conducting training workshops

  • Experience with digital humanities projects

Preferred:

  • Supervisory experience

  • Presentation and teaching experience

  • Experience using virtual systems and cloud computing

Application:
To apply, submit the following materials to HR0718-2@Drew.edu. Please include your name in the subject. For full consideration, please submit all materials by August 10, 2018.

  • Cover letter

  • CV/Resume

  • 3 professional references

About Drew University
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

August 10, 2018
Research & Visual Arts Librarian Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA

The Franklin & Marshall College Library is very pleased to announce a search for a Research & Visual Arts Librarian - The RVAL will assist with growing campus interests in the visual arts and digital scholarship efforts, liaise with the Art & Art History, Classics or other humanities departments, and lead on the shaping of the College Library's existing and new visual collections.

Review begins immediately
Scholarly Communications Librarian Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will develop the College Library's resources and services related to open educational resources, open access, open textbooks and digital scholarship. The position will handle liaison relationships with assigned departments, offering instructional and research services, collection development and related activities. The College Library is about a year into an ambitious strategic plan and this work features prominently!

A complete list of responsibilities, requirements, benefits along with information about the F&M College Library, the College and Lancaster are available at https://www.fandm.edu/jobs -

Open until the position is filled
Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences Occidental College Los Angeles

We seek an engaged science information specialist to join our diverse team of librarians, disciplinary specialists, and academic technologists as we cultivate, deliver, and support information resources and technologies. Within this stimulating and collegial environment, you will have the opportunity to invoke skills in course design, field and lab methodologies, instructional technologies, and scholarly resources and research.

Please submit: Current CV or resume and a cover letter to resumes@oxy.edu

More about Working @ Oxy   More about LIBRARY / CDLA     

Rolling review of applications. Position is open until filled.
Instruction + Research Specialist for the Arts & Humanities Occidental College Los Angeles

The CDLA supports textual, visual, and archival modes of inquiry across the arts and humanities through a focus on resource curation, sharing, and analysis. We seek an engaged arts and humanities information specialist to join our diverse team of librarians, disciplinary specialists, and academic technologists. This is a two-year limited term position with possibility of renewal.

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to resumes@oxy.edu

More about Working @ Oxy   More about LIBRARY / CDLA     

Rolling review of applications. Position is open until filled.
Library Communications Specialist Smith College Northampton, MA

The Library Communications Specialist directs library communications and scholarly communications programs for the Smith College Libraries (SCL). Working closely with the Dean of Libraries, the Library Leadership Team, and the communications team, develop, implement, and assess a strategic, integrated communications plan that raises the visibility and effectiveness of the libraries’ collections and services. Oversee content and currency of the libraries’ website designed to provide an optimal user experience for students, faculty and researchers. Collaboratively develop and coordinate scholarly communication services provided through the libraries including open access and OER services. Conceptualize and develop media and materials that promote the Libraries’ services, collections and the academic and creative work by faculty, students and staff stewarded by the libraries. Work closely with College Relations on communications to the Smith communities and other stakeholders. Support library efforts in creating an inclusive, collaborative library environment dedicated to user service and open access. Apply online.

Open until filled.

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