Join an exciting campus community! Indiana State University’s Cunningham Memorial Library is seeking to hire a creative, service-oriented OER and Emerging Technology Librarian.
Environment: Established in 1865, Indiana State University is a four-year public university that integrates teaching, research, and creative activity in an engaging, challenging, and supportive learning environment to prepare productive citizens of the world. Indiana State is dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge while maintaining its longstanding commitment to inclusiveness.
Indiana State University is committed to student development, leadership, and success. Cunningham Memorial Library is at the heart of this exciting campus of more than 12,000 undergraduates and 2000 graduates. Our motto is “Your campus living room,” and that is what we strive to be—the gathering place for campus.
Located in a park-like setting in downtown Terre Haute, Indiana State University has the facilities, diversity and distinctive academic programs associated with large universities, but with the atmosphere of a small, close-knit campus. Terre Haute has a competitive cost of living.
Salary & Benefits: $55,000; 20 vacation days; 12 sick days; research leave; retirement through TIAA/CREF; health and life insurance and tuition waiver.
Application Process: This position will remain open until filled. For full-consideration, please submit your application materials by January 7, 2019. Please submit application materials at https://jobs.indstate.edu.
Position description: This is a 12-month tenure-track position that designs and works with open educational resources (OER), web applications, social media, and mobile interfaces. The OER and Emerging Technology Librarian identifies, implements, and evaluates current and emerging technologies for the delivery of library services, with a special focus on social networking applications, mobile services, and instructional technologies; plans, develops and evaluates the Cunningham Memorial library website; and works with the Reference faculty to ensure that the library’s instructional resources are easy to use. He/ she will provide leadership and responsibilities in the identification, assessment, and implementation of emerging technologies that further the library's mission and increase and enhance access to library resources and services. He/she will work with users to improve access to library technology services through outreach and instruction and make recommendations to improve online access. The OER and Emerging Technology Librarian will track changes in technology, resource platforms, and related tools that impact library users as well as use social media and other online communication tools to ensure that changes in technology are well advertised to the entire university community. The OER and Emerging Technologies Librarian is responsible for college-wide administrative support of Indiana State University’s OER initiatives, with emphasis on professional development, identification of OER course content and overall support for adoption of OER. The Librarian will be charged with the creation and curation of OER content at ISU. As part of the Systems department team, the person in this position will provide assistance to students and others in the wider community to ensure full access to library technology services, as well as coordinate work with other library units to fulfill the mission of the Library and the University. The Librarian will be expected to progress successfully along the tenure and promotion track and participate fully as a member of the library faculty. Reports directly to the Chair of the Systems Department.
Indiana State University is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff. For more information, please see http://jobs.indstate.edu/