eLearning Librarian – Western University of Health Sciences

August 3, 2016

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Reference & Outreach, and in collaboration with Library and campus staff and faculty, the eLearning Librarian will lead the Library’s initiative in developing, implementing, and assessing online learning tools, resources, and services. This position will also provide reference help to Library patrons.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Reference & Outreach Department is seeking an enthusiastic, patient, and flexible eLearning Librarian to join our team.
The ideal candidate will be eager to:
1. Use current technologies and tools to create and deliver innovative online learning experiences
2. Look outside the Library world for technologies, tools, and methods to turn into new Library services
3. Share his/her knowledge of instructional technology and tools with others
4. Collaborate with individuals and groups within and across organizational boundaries to bolster and advertise the Library’s services and resources for distance and online students
5. Provide reference services in all formats (in-person, virtual, synchronous, asynchronous) in a lively and supportive academic environment

Required Qualifications
1. Master’s degree in one of the following: Library/Information Science, Media, Instructional Technology, or another related field
2. Experience with technologies and tools to create and deliver digital learning objects
3. Demonstrated ability to learn new technology, tools, and skills
4. Strong desire to share knowledge with others
5. Demonstrated ability to work collegially and cooperatively within and across organizational boundaries

Preferred Qualifications
1. Understanding of instructional design principles in an online environment and/or experience, coursework, or additional degree in instructional design
2. Knowledge of accessibility and universal design principles
3. Experience in online teaching/instruction, preferably at the graduate level
4. Demonstrated ability in using web based tools, imaging and/or video software, and relevant emerging technologies
5. Experience providing reference services in an academic environment, preferably to graduate students
6. Knowledge of medical terminology and/or coursework, additional degree, or specialty in health sciences

May be required to work evenings and/or weekends.

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Assistant/Associate University Librarian for Public Services

July 22, 2014

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an innovative, flexible, and forward-thinking leader for the position of Assistant/Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Public Services. Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL will lead an enthusiastic staff in shaping the delivery of leading-edge public services at a young and dynamic university. The position also provides strategic leadership for the Libraries’ Information Technology infrastructure, manages the Libraries’ online presence and services, and provides oversight for operations at the Grunigen Medical Library. As a member of the senior management team, the AUL is expected to actively engage in all aspects of the UCI Libraries and to serve as an ambassador and advocate for Libraries with campus constituencies, UC systemwide groups, and regional and national organizations.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University has an excellent benefits program including leave policies, retirement system, and insurance plans which equal approximately 40% of salary.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and excellence and are in a major period of change. The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles. Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, about 1,100 faculty. UCI’s academic programs are ranked nationally among the top universities; several doctoral programs are ranked in the top ten.

The full position description is available on the UCI Libraries’ web site at http://www.lib.uci.edu/about/jobs/librarian-vacancies.html with links to additional campus and community information. Apply via UC Recruit at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02455. Applications received by September 8, 2014 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.