The Associate Librarian will coordinate the development and implementation of online learning for the University Libraries. The selected candidate will coordinate the University Libraries’ tutorial program and online learning initiatives using tools such as Texas A&M’s course management systems. The Associate Librarian will provide training and support for the University Libraries on online pedagogy, instructional technologies, emerging technologies, and best practices in instructional design. This position will also be responsible for managing staff focusing on instructional design, online learning, and multimedia services, and in the University Libraries’ Studio.
Coordinator of Online Learning Services: Collaborates with instructional design colleagues on the development and implementation of online learning materials. Coordinates the University Libraries’ tutorial program and online learning initiatives. Provides training and support for the University Libraries on online pedagogy, instructional technologies, emerging technologies, and best practices in instructional design. Maintains knowledge of emerging trends in online learning and provides recommendations of new technologies or services to library leadership. Collaborates with regional and local locations at the University Libraries on access of Library collections and improving virtual learning.
Supervision of Studio and Instructional Design Staff: Manages staff focusing on instructional design, online learning, multimedia services, and in the University Libraries’ Studio. Coordinates regular meetings, staff activities, and provides feedback and coaching. Coordinates with staff on management of Studio space and equipment. Anticipates expansion in services and space.
Collaborations & Partnerships: Participates in departmental and interdepartmental meetings and activities as a leader in the Learning and Engagement Department. Collaborates with colleagues on design, delivery, assessment, and promotion of library programs. Coordinates the improvement of the Libraries’ instruction program focusing on information literacy, learning theory, and student development. Actively engages and supports Library and TAMU initiatives.
Contribution to the Profession: Participates in scholarly activities and professional service for professional development and to incorporate new ideas and technologies into library services and programs. Serves on campus and library committees and engages with campus units, as well as performing other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
Five years of related experience in a public, academic, or specialized library or archive
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities
Ability to communicate with all levels of customers and employees
Conflict resolution skills
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience teaching or designing online learning and/or instructional design
Experience working with a learning management system
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of academic library functions at an experienced level
Knowledge of complex library online resource searches and/or processing
CV/Resume: Please provide links in your CV/Resume with examples of your online learning work such as tutorials, guides, websites, curriculum, or other learning objects.
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Published: Wednesday, March 15, 2023 23:19 UTC
Last updated: Wednesday, March 15, 2023 23:19 UTC