Learning Technologies Librarian

Clemson, South Carolina, United States
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Job description

Location: Cooper Library

Clemson University Libraries invites candidates for a tenure-track Learning Technologies Librarian. The Learning Technologies Librarian will collaborate closely with librarians, faculty, students, and other academic units to lead and facilitate efforts on training, outreach, management, and customer support for the learning technologies, advanced software, and high-tech spaces available at Clemson Libraries. The incumbent will assess the current learning technologies and high-tech spaces at the Libraries, and provide direction for their future development. Clemson Libraries currently houses several public and highly visible spaces, including the Adobe Digital Studio, Brown Digital Resources Room, the Center for Geospatial Technologies, learning commons, and smart classrooms, and maintains a large circulating technology collection. Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. The incumbent is accountable to the Head of Library Technology.

Responsibilities include: Librarianship, Instruction, and Outreach • Manages and facilitates faculty and student use of the Libraries’ learning technologies and high-tech spaces. • Works with research librarians and other campus partners to integrate advanced technologies into research and teaching efforts. • Assesses use of current learning technologies and high-tech spaces and provides recommendations. • Engages in outreach activities with faculty, students, and other campus groups to identify needs and explore opportunities for new or improved learning technologies, high-tech spaces, and services. • Provides training and instruction to improve understanding of learning technologies and high-tech spaces. • Researches, selects, and manages the technology offerings circulated at the Libraries’ Services Desk. • Hires, trains, supervises, and mentors student employees and interns. • Collaborates with campus IT to manage technology-enabled classrooms. • Engages in professional development activities, such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions. Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities • Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goals. Service • Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the libraries, university, profession, and community.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications:

  • An ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or a relevant accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries. • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. Preferred Qualifications • Experience developing and executing advanced technology training and workshops. • Experience in an academic research environment working with faculty and students. • Experience with creative media publishing and editing software for audio and video. • Knowledge of broad technology trends in libraries and higher education. • Demonstrated ability to learn and use new technologies. • Evidence of, or potential for, scholarly and professional activity.

How to apply

Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by February 28, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.PI100841669

One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Ranked as the 20th best national public university by U.S.News & World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life. In fact, 91 percent of our seniors say they’d pick Clemson again if they had it to do over.