Liaison Librarian: Game Design and Development

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Created: August 31, 2015


Wilfrid Laurier University is an innovative, multi-campus institution with a unique ability to combine teaching and research excellence with a vibrant sense of community and social engagement. In 1999, Laurier opened its Brantford campus, which today employs over 200 faculty and staff and serves over 2800 undergraduate and graduate students in Brantford's historical downtown core. Laurier's Brantford Campus is an exceptional example of interdisciplinary learning and programming.

The Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts in Game Design and Development is a four-year honours degree program to be offered by Wilfrid Laurier University in partnership with Conestoga College, its design reflects not only the integrative and expanding state of the pervasive and serious gaming industry, but also the interests of province of Ontario in increasing collaborations, partnerships, and pathways between colleges and universities. This degree draws on the expertise of two institutions to provide sfate-oNhe art instruction and pedagogy in a new type of degree for Wiffrid Laurier University. The BFAA prioritizes hands-on learning and the embeddedness of digital creative skills within the context of narrative, storyteliing, and visuaJ artistic traditions.

Wilfrid Laurier University Library is seeking a creative, innovative and experienced librarian to provide leadership in designing and developing the library's gaming coliections (both digital and analogue) and associated services for the newly established BFAA in Game Design and Development Program. Reporting to Associate University Librarian Information Resources and Scholarly Communication the successful candidate will play a key roie in supporting the ongoing research of faculty, staff and students involved in the program in ollaboration with Laurier Brantforcf Librarians and colleagues at the Waterloo campus Library,


Published: Monday, August 31, 2015 01:02 UTC

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