Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system appointment.
Responsibilities: The University of Illinois Library’s Office of User Services seeks an energetic, creative, and highly collaborative librarian to initiate and coordinate a range of activities to enhance users’ interactions with the Library and its resources. As part of a cross-departmental initiative (including user-facing services and IT personnel), the User Experience (UX) Librarian will investigate, plan, and develop projects to improve user engagement across Library online and physical services. Working collaboratively to enhance and extend existing expertise within the Library, the UX Librarian will lead efforts to improve the ease of use, visual appeal, adoptability, and desirability of library websites, services, and facilities.
Qualifications: Required: Masters in Library Science, Information Science, Computer Science, Art and Design, or a related field; Knowledge of website design, development, implementation, standards, and accessibility/usability guidelines; Knowledge of information architecture principles; Experience with common web usability testing techniques; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Experience working in a team environment. See https://jobs.illinois.edu for Preferred
To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169. Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before November 26, 2014
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).
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Published: Thursday, October 30, 2014 19:24 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:42 UTC