Distance Education Librarian
Polk Library is seeking an energetic and innovative librarian to coordinate and provide library services to distance education students and faculty. The Distance Education Librarian develops procedures and implements programs for library distance education services. Develops web content and instructional materials for distance education. Serves as a liaison to campus units involved with distance education. Provides support to distance learners and faculty teaching distance education courses. Coordinates activities of library staff in their work associated with distance education. Collaborates with faculty, library staff and departments to develop collections and services to support distance education programs. Participates as a member of a team providing reference and instruction in a broad range of subject areas. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
ALA-accredited masters degree in library and/or information science
Knowledge of current and emerging trends in library distance education services
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated experience with print and electronic resources
Experience providing reference assistance and instruction
Strong customer service orientation
Ability to work independently and collegially
Flexibility and enthusiasm
Experience with online course management systems
Experience developing online tutorials
Experience in an academic library
Anticipated start date, September 2012.
Terms of Appointment:
Year round, Full time Renewable, Academic Staff Appointment.
Begin reviewing applications July 10th, 2012 and continue until position is filled.
Person to Contact:
letter of application that addresses all of the position Requirements and Preferences,
resume and names of three current professional references with contact information (name, title, phone, e-mail) electronically to: ****; or by mail to Mary Schneider, Polk Library, UW Oshkosh, 801 Elmwood Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901. ****.
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