DescriptionCameron University Library seeks a proactive, outgoing, change- and technology-oriented librarian to develop, promote, and improve the library’s instruction and assessment programs. The person who fills this position will visit campus faculty members in person in order to provide information about its web-based instruction offerings. He or she will use Blackboard to teach research skills and to assess student learning that occurs as a result of student participation in both classroom- and computer-based library instruction. The Librarian for eLearning, Assessment, and Evaluation will develop instructional library and information literacy instructional tutorials and videos. This librarian will facilitate activities designed to measure patron satisfaction with the library’s services and electronic and physical facilities and will work with other librarians to evaluate the results and use them for planning purposes. Together with five other librarians, he or she will participate in reference desk and classroom instruction activities on a rotational basis that includes some evening and weekend work. This is a twelve-month, full-time position.
ALA accredited Master of Library and Information Science degree by December 2012; experience using online course software; excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated leadership skills; working knowledge of American Library Association Information Literacy Competency Skills for Higher Education; teaching experience and/or successful completion of formal education focused on teaching methodologies; demonstrated ability to understand and embrace emerging library-related software programs and technologies; enthusiasm for electronic-based learning. Please indicate on your cover letter your familiarity, aptitude, or experience with assessment of the ACRL Information Literacy Standards and academic libraries.
Experience with and/or classroom-based knowledge of general evaluation, assessment, and planning methods and strategies; experience creating instructional videos and/or tutorials.
Salary Range: 42,000 - 45,000
Cameron University (www.cameron.edu) is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master’s-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.
Apply at https://cameronhr.silkroad.com/. Submit application letter that addresses the value of information literacy instruction, use of elearning tools, and assessment, curriculum vita or resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), and reference list. Applicants are encouraged to submit a link to or attach a file of a brief audio-visual instructional tutorial focused on any subject.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, only candidates whose applications are received by September 7, 2012 are assured of receiving full consideration. JOB #- A1201C
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Published: Friday, August 10, 2012 17:06 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:46 UTC