Science & Instructional Technology Librarian

Norton, MA
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Created: January 28, 2022


The Science & Instructional Technology Librarian facilitates the use of information resources and technology in teaching, learning, and scholarship for faculty and students. We encourage applicants with a educational or practical experience in the sciences who is excited to learn more about learning technologies to apply! There is room in this role to explore your interests as they connect to librarianship and to become involved with community- and profession-wide initiatives.

This liaison collaborates with faculty to support students’ research activities through classroom instruction, consultations, and workshops. Reporting to the Director of Research and Instruction, this position leads initiatives to strategically and collaboratively identify and integrate technology solutions with the support of the instructional technologist and other liaisons, develops programmatic objectives, training, and documentation, and advocates for effective use of technology as it contributes to student success. The Library is committed to several projects focused on representation and equity in collections and teaching.

Minimum Qualifications


Master’s degree and 1-3 years of experience experience working in academic libraries, lesson planning, and teaching; or equivalent combination of experience and education. 

Broad and comprehensive knowledge of the educational potential of information technologies
Aptitude for working effectively with students, faculty, staff, and colleagues
Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies
Broad knowledge of common research materials in liaison area
 Experience providing reference interviews and consultations
Strong project management skills
 Ability to self-direct work and work as part of a team


Special Information


To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19 and as an integral part of our public health and safety measures, Wheaton College requires that all successful applicants hired provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 at the time of employment, unless an exemption from this policy is requested and approved. Applicants believing that they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief should inform the Office of Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended.

Wheaton College is embracing a flexible approach to the workplace and has established an alternative work arrangements policy.  This policy seeks to provide options for alternative work arrangements that include remote, hybrid and flexible schedules.  Depending upon the nature of the position, some departments may be able to support their employees in establishing work arrangements under this policy that balance on-site work with some remote work and as such, candidates are encouraged to explore these options with the hiring manager when interviewing.  


Published: Saturday, January 29, 2022 04:52 UTC

Last updated: Saturday, January 29, 2022 04:52 UTC