2012-029 INSTRUCTION AND DIGITAL INITIATIVES LIBRARIAN

Job # 2012-029 (042788)
Job Type Administrative
Department Earl S. Richardson Library
Class Code 9003
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Status Full-Time
Hiring Salary Commensurate with Experience
Pay Range N/A
Posting Date May 1, 2012
Closing Date Open Until Filled

Department:    Earl S. Richardson Library

Duties:    Provides exemplary instruction and leads the Librarian Team for all digital initiatives;  implements a number of digital projects related to Reference Service Delivery, user experience, and outreach initiatives; creates, implements, and interweaves innovative digital applications and links their success with University and Library overall  goals; teaches a prescribed number of library instruction sessions; provides on campus and virtual  "online assistive tools" provides in-person and online chat references; implements new library technologies, and leading digital tools; conducts surveys, blogs, online sites, and technical journeys to determine digital tool needs; works with the Reference/Information Literacy Team in developing key library initiatives; works collaboratively with Library IT development infrastructure for dissemination of new library technologies; interacts with students and faculty;  provides general library instructions; works with Library Information Technology to develop infrastructure for new library technologies; assists patrons with reference queries; provides monthly  Emerging Digital Technologies (EDT) talks; develops Cyber Shed and shed hours for patrons, performs other duties, as required.

Minimum Qualifications:   Masters Degree, ALA-accredited;  two years experience with current digital library technologies, standards, and practices.

Requirements:   Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement effective digital projects and services; ability to meet project objectives in a timely manner; ability to provide instructions; ability to implement digital projects, ability to organize, handle multiple tasks, and produce detailed work; ability to work independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment; ability to communicate effectively; ability to interact with diverse technological backgrounds.

To Apply:  Send letter of interest indicating Job # 2012-029, a resume, a Morgan State University Application for Employment, and three names of references with telephone numbers to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or  e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu. EEO/AA

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