Seminole State College of Florida
The Online Services Librarian provides innovation in the planning and development of digital library services and resources across the College curriculum. The Online Services Librarian works in collaboration with other college librarians, the Department of eLearning, and other academic support services across the College to implement new technologies for user services and instruction to promote student success. This is a part time position.
1. Serves as the primary administrator of the library’s Springshare Suite by building research guides, widgits and other applications.
2. Collaborates with Research and Instruction Librarians to develop and maintain video tutorials, online learning objects, and online modules.
3. Assists students, faculty, staff and other library users online with identification, location, interpretation, and use of library resources.
4. Collaborates with the eLearning Department to coordinate library services provision through the Canvas Learning Management System.
5. Maintains and updates content on the library website.
6. Evaluates and recommends improvements for the Library’s Technology Collection. Assists students, faculty and staff in checking out the available technology devices. This may require stooping, climbing to reach higher shelves, kneeling, pushing or pulling equipment, and lifting up to 25 pounds unassisted.
7. Maintains and uses current knowledge of new developments in online library services, resources and educational technologies to suggest and implement improvements in library services.
8. Prepares monthly statistical reports from Google Analytics and LibInsights.
9. Performs all site and position specific responsibilities as assigned.
1. Master's degree in library/information science from an American Library Association accredited institution.
1. Post-secondary instructional experience.
2. Experience with online learning authoring tools, such as Captivate, Camtasia, iSpring, or Articulate.
3. Experience with Canvas or other Learning Management System.
4. Experience with web design, and/or instructional design.
5. Familiarity with copyright law and “fair use” guidelines.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
1. Strong organizational, analytical and decision making skills.
2. Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in librarianship, information technology and electronic resources and technology applications in libraries.
3. Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies; to maintain currency with new software releases and updates, including research databases and Microsoft Office and any other programs endorsed by the College.
4. Knowledge of a variety of instructional technology tools and platforms including learning management software.
5. Ability to use technology and innovative pedagogy to enhance teaching and learning.
6. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
7. Ability to establish and maintain collegial working relationships with staff, faculty, and students, as well as community partners.
8. Ability to maintain discretionary judgment in dealing with confidential matters.
9. Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently, with attention to detail, focus, and accuracy.
10. Ability to exhibit a professional, courteous demeanor.
11. Strong service orientation.
12. Committed to working in a multi-cultural environment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT and SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:
1. Works inside in an office / library environment with airborne dust and mold, common to a library setting.
2. Work requires the ability to push and pull book carts; bend, stoop, kneel and reach on occasion, and climb on low stool to reach six foot high shelving, and ability to lift up to 25lbs unassisted.
3. Works flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends.
4. Travels between buildings and campuses, travels in community and state to meetings, and occasional overnight travel to meetings and conferences.
This position is not eligible for Veteran’s Preference.
This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisors.
Conditions of Employment
Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.
How to Apply
TO ATTACH DOCUMENTS: From the Seminole State College Home page, scroll to the bottom and click on Employment, Click on Complete or Review an existing Application; Sign in or create an account with user name and password; click on My Activities on the top bar, select My Cover Letters and Attachments link, then Add Attachments to attach documents. Applicants must include work history even if attaching a resume.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in its programs, activities, and employment.
Seminole State College of Florida adheres to Florida’s Veteran’s Preference laws by providing preference in hiring to covered job applicants. Moreover, in recognition of the valuable contributions made by veterans, the College also considers any applicant’s military service background when filling job positions not covered by Veteran’s Preference laws.
To claim Veteran's Preference for eligible positions, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.
HOLDERS OF DEGREES FROM INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE THE USA:
Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.
This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www.wes.org. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.
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