Emerging Technologies Librarian

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Created: May 11, 2010


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The Library at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track Emerging Technologies Librarian position.

Summary of Responsibilities: Identify, evaluate, and implement the application of current and emerging technologies for use in the Library’s reference and instruction services; working with other librarians, support the Library’s web initiatives, including instruction and information support tools and usability testing; provide liaison services to the Interactive Multimedia Program; provide general reference and Library instruction; plan and carry out sustained scholarly and service activities.

Required: Masters degree accredited by the American Library Association and awarded by the time of appointment; working knowledge of the principles and practices of web design and development, including applications and scripting languages such as Dreamweaver, Flash, CSS, Javascript and PHP; working knowledge of other library-related technologies, such as streaming media and digitization, and current programming languages such as XML and SQL; ability to work in a highly collaborative environment; excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. Initiative, flexibility, and a strong service orientation essential.

Preferred: Experience creating and maintaining Web 2.0 social networking tools for eLearning, e.g., blogs, wikis, etc.; advanced degree or equivalent experience in instructional technology, digital art, or interactive multimedia; professional experience in an academic library setting; reference and instruction experience.

For a fuller description, see: http://delphi.tcnj.edu:8500/test/Employment/academic.cfm

Appointment will be at the rank of Librarian 3 (instructor rank) or Librarian 2 (assistant professor rank), commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full benefits package including TIAA/CREF. This position is available immediately.

To apply, send a letter of application, a current copy of your c.v., and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) for four references to Terry Epperson, Chair, Emerging Technologies Search Committee, at epperson@tcnj.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but must be received by June 15, 2010 in order to receive full consideration.

The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative-Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Published: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 13:14 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:47 UTC