Monday, February 22, 2010

Librarian for Digital Technologies and Learning, NCSU

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The Librarian for Digital Technologies and Learning provides research and instructional support and reference service for the NCSU Libraries’ clientele. He or she collaborates with faculty members, other librarians, and instructional technologists to explore, develop, promote, and assess innovative online tools and services, including those targeting off-campus learners. With the Instructional Services Librarian and others, this position supports the creation of course- and curriculum-integrated web resources and identifies new and creative ways to enhance student learning and research skills. He or she participates in departmental and library planning; and serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams. NCSU Librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. Reports to the Principal Librarian for Digital Technologies and Learning.


Required: ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree in library or information science. Candidates should have experience in delivering information and research services in an academic library, along with demonstrated understanding of the concepts, goals, and methods of information literacy. Familiarity with instructional technologies is expected, as is information technology competency in relevant areas, such as web publishing and web application design and development. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to plan, design, and implement new services, projects, and procedures. Outstanding written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Candidates should demonstrate a record of professional development and contribution. Preferred: Minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience.

Application process and schedule

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt; applications will be accepted until finalist candidates are selected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration. The nomination committee may invite candidates for confidential, pre-interview screenings. Appointment requires successful completion of background check. This position is available immediately; start date is negotiable.

Applicants must apply through the NC State University online employment website at Search by position number
03603, complete application, and attach cover letter and résumé, with contact information for four current, professional references. For assistance with this process contact NCSU Libraries Personnel Services Office (919) 515-3522.

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