User Experience and Emerging Technologies Strategist

St Louis
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Created: December 18, 2017


Maryville University, one of the top five fastest growing private higher education institutions, located in the western suburbs of St. Louis, is seeking a dynamic UX and Emerging Technologies Strategist. This innovative position reports to the Director of the Library within the Division of Student Success. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students.

• Conduct in depth User Experience (UX) testing for library resources and services
• Actively seek out new technologies to support library and University values 
• Evaluate potential applications of Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality across academic resource environments
• Work with the library team, faculty and staff to develop and expand online services and learning
• Design and deploy innovative applications for LibGuides, the library’s website management system
• Coordinate the increasing automation of library services 
• Participate in efforts to enhance and transform physical and virtual spaces based on user focused service model
• Actively serve as the library representative in the University Apple iPad initiative (Digital World)
• Work with faculty to develop critical thinking projects and initiatives among the student population
• Aid in the development of web-based library instruction material
• Provide troubleshooting and usage analytics for library databases and website
• Through the development of collaborative and cross-functional relationships, help to express the University’s core values and their relation to the library
• Serve as library liaison for assigned departments and academic programs across the University
• Participate in library-wide initiatives such as collection management, assessment, and strategic planning
• Provide reference, user education, and research services as needed
• Supervise the work of student employees as needed


Published: Friday, December 22, 2017 23:19 UTC

Last updated: Friday, December 22, 2017 23:19 UTC