Information Literacy and Technologies Librarian

Full time

Created: March 3, 2014
East Stroudsburg
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Description

Kemp Library, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is seeking an Information Literacy and Technologies Librarian to facilitate the planning, implementation, promotion, and expansion of the reach and quality of Kemp Library’s information literacy and instructional programs in support of student skill and knowledge development, retention, and success. The librarian will provide leadership and expertise in designing, developing, and supporting the library’s virtual presence, planning its technology infrastructure, training library faculty and staff to improve their technological knowledge and skills, and incorporate latest technological solutions into the library’s web presence. This is a full time, continuing tenure track faculty position beginning in August 2014 and reports directly to the Library Dean. Positions typically fill at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level, commensurate with experience and training. For the full position description, please go to http://www.esucareers.com/postings/11475.

Required Qualifications: Masters of Library Science or equivalent from an ALA accredited program and professional experience in an academic library. The candidates should also demonstrate potential for scholarly activities.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience teaching information literacy skills to undergraduate students; Experience applying instructional technologies to information literacy and library instruction; Experience creating interactive teaching/learning tutorials; Education/experience in computer applications; Knowledge of technical languages, such as SHTML, DHTML, PHP, Java Script, XML, CSS; Knowledge of Web authoring and graphic design tools, such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Adobe Photoshop; Experience creating and maintaining web content; Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with a wide range of print and electronic information resources; Experience with social media; Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public; Evidence of effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; Ability to work independently and collaboratively; Work experience with diverse populations.

To Apply:Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 21, 2014 and applications received after this date may also be considered. Electronic applications should be submitted through the following website http://www.esucareers.com/postings/11475. Applicants are to attach a cover letter, vitae, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required before appointment) and contact information for three professional references. As a part of your application materials please address your own experience working with traditionally underrepresented populations. To learn more about diversity at ESU and our community, visit our website at http://www4.esu.edu/about/offices/diversity_equal_opportunity/index.cfm. Final determination will be based upon a successful interview which will include a teaching demonstration using instructional technologies. Failure to submit all the required materials may lead to the candidate not being considered. All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Only online applications will be accepted.

Located in the scenic Pocono Mountains within a 90-minute drive of New York City and two hours from Philadelphia, East Stroudsburg University is one of the fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Founded in 1893, with a current enrollment of around 6,778 students, the university’s rich academic tradition continues to build on its sense of history with unique new undergraduate and graduate degrees programs, and a major new Science and Technology Center. Offering 57 undergraduate and 22 graduate degree programs, the university is experiencing increasing enrollments and is poised for continued growth. Adjacent to the unspoiled Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the surrounding community offers options for suburban, small city, or country living.

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