Skidmore College seeks a creative and enthusiastic Instructional Design Librarian. The successful candidate will play an essential role in the creation and support of digital learning objects, and will collaborate with other librarians to build and test online learning tools including information literacy modules, subject guides, and other web resources. The candidate will also design methods for assessing the effectiveness of the resources produced. The Instructional Design Librarian will work regular shifts at the reference desk, liaise with and provide instruction for specific academic departments, and participate in teaching the library's credit-bearing information literacy classes.
Applicants should have demonstrated experience with emerging instructional technologies, particularly as they relate to the creation of digital learning objects. The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of instructional strategies and previous experience with and a strong commitment to assessment. Librarians at Skidmore are expected to actively engage in professional development, service, and scholarship. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track position with faculty status.
- ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS
- 3 years of experience in an academic library
- Library instruction experience
- Experience in providing reference/research assistance
- Experience with software used in the creation of digital learning objects (preferably Articulate)
- Experience with HTML, CSS, and image editing software
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong service orientation
- Ability to work effectively on a team
- Demonstrated interest in professional activities.
- Graphic design skills
- Previous experience as an Instructional Design Librarian
- Successful experience using assessment methods and tools
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore’s faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,400 talented undergraduate men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.
Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.
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