Learning Services Specialist, UC Merced

Learning Services Specialist (Staff Position)
Position Type: Staff
University of California, Merced Library
Merced, California 

Brief Description:

The UC Merced Library seeks a Learning Services Specialist to work closely with Research & Learning Services colleagues to further the development of students’ information literacy competencies.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Instructional Support — Creates, evaluates, and updates instructional materials/learning objects in a variety of formats. Ensures materials are current, effective, and accessible.
  • Administration — Administers online tools used for instruction and reference purposes (e.g. LibApps) to ensure that software functionality is optimized and user access is managed. Creates documentation to support use of these tools. Coordinates scheduling of instruction sessions, workshops, and events.
  • Assessment — Gathers, analyzes, and summarizes data for reporting, decision-making, and advocacy purposes. Evaluates and recommends new processes and tools to improve existing workflows related to instruction and reference services.


Bachelor’s degree in related area and five years of progressively responsible related experience OR Master’s degree in related area and three years of progressively responsible related experience or equivalent experience and training.

Salary Range: $55,000 – 65,000

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Review of Applications Begins: March 25, 2019

Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2019

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Questions can be submitted to Sara Davidson Squibb, Head of Research & Learning Services, sdavidson2@ucmerced.edu

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