The William H. Hannon Library is currently looking for an Instructional Design Librarian to join our team. The Instructional Design Librarian provides high-quality library services for the LMU community with a particular emphasis on the design, implementation, maintenance, and assessment of instructional technologies for campus-wide information literacy instruction. Reporting to the Head of Reference and Instructional Services, the Instructional Design Librarian collaborates with librarians, teaching faculty, ITS, and other campus stakeholders to develop, deliver, and assess information literacy instructional materials used for computer-assisted library instruction.
Position Specific Responsibilities
- Plans, designs, implements, and maintains web-based learning modules, learning objects, and online tutorials accessible through the Libraries’ Web site and integrated into the University’s learning management system in support of the Library’s information literacy learning goals.
- Develops benchmarks for online instruction and participates in the assessment of online library instructional materials in support of University-level and program-level information literacy learning outcomes.
- Provides documentation, training, and “best practices” to other LMUlibrarians on web-based instructional technologies and tutorial software, including Articulate Storyline and Camtasia.
- Provides documentation, training, and support to LMU faculty and writing instructors on the implementation and integration of the library’s required information literacy tutorial for first-year students.
- Coordinates with the Head of Reference and Instruction, the Instruction Coordinator, and others within the Library to explore and evaluate technologies critical to the design and delivery of online instructional services.
- Provides reference and technology support in person, via the phone, and through virtual reference (including some evening and weekend hours).
- Provides in-person library instruction to LMU undergraduate and graduate students.
- Maintains current knowledge of emerging trends, best practices, and pedagogical principles in instructional technology and online instruction.
- Provides collection development in assigned subject areas and liaises with Departmental Faculty.
- Serve as LibGuides administrator for the Library.
- Pursues appropriate professional development and service opportunities within the Library, the University, and the profession.
- Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Experience and Qualifications
- Minimum 2 years of professional, post-MLIS academic library experience.
- Demonstrated knowledge of /experience with design software for online learning such as Articulate Storyline and TechSmith Camtasia.
- Demonstrated knowledge of/experience with course management systems such as Blackboard, Canvas, and D2L Britespace.
- Demonstrated knowledge of /experience with Library Content Management systems for creating research-based websites such as LibGuides.
- Knowledge of best practices in online learning.
- Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral). Good attentive listening skills are essential.
- Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of basic reference sources and reference practices.
- Experience with library instruction or other teaching experience.
- Proficient in Mac and Windows operating systems and commonly used productivity software such as Microsoft Office and Adobe products.
Typically a Master’s Degree in Library/Information Sciences from anALA-accredited program, or related field or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
For more information and to apply, please go to the LMU Jobs portal.