DescriptionClemson University Libraries seeks an innovative professional to work with a team of vibrant library faculty to create an exceptional user experience in the library. Reporting to the Associate Dean, the User Experience Librarian will lead an assessment program that informs services, online presence, and library spaces, and will conduct ongoing discovery projects to develop models of user behaviors, needs, and preferences in the physical and virtual library environment. This is a 12-month tenure-track position with faculty rank and status.
ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent.
Experience and/or coursework using assessment tools and procedures, including user satisfaction surveys, focus groups, one-on-one interviewing, and other techniques.
Experience and/or coursework in usability studies and interface design.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong commitment to customer service.
Ability to collaborate with diverse groups and communicate ideas effectively.
Project management experience.
Evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity.
PAY & WORK SCHEDULE:
Highly competitive salary and faculty rank based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience.
Standard Hrs: 37.5;
HOW TO APPLY:
Application process: Prepare a letter of interest to the search committee directly addressing the requirements for the position, and attach a personal resume and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Submit the package electronically as a single attachment in MS word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by January 31, 2013 will be guaranteed consideration.
Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science and engineering-oriented research university in a college-town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. Ranked as one of America's Top Universities by U.S. News & World Report, Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains, Clemson is located in one of the fastest-growing areas of SC, and a short two-hour drive to major destination cities in Charlotte and Atlanta. The upstate SC region provides a highly desirable quality of life setting in which to pursue professional goals.
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Published: Friday, December 14, 2012 19:05 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:46 UTC