Instructional Technology Librarian

Montana State University Library / Bozeman, MT

Job deadline Apply by December 15th, 2018   Job salary Not specified   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Montana Montana

Job Description

The MSU Library seeks a student-focused and creative individual to fill the position of Instructional Technology Librarian. This position will support teaching and learning in areas focused on instructional technology and pedagogy, classroom technologies, and online and other digital learning objects. The person in this position will serve a key role in fulfilling the library’s goal of utilizing technology and pedagogy to enable sustainability of the library’s instructional services.

We seek an individual who has experience with library and information instruction, including technology-focused learning trends and best practices, in order to develop our instructional offerings, support existing users, and reach new audiences. The person in this role will be responsible for promoting new and innovative teaching and learning and expanding the meaningful integration of technology into teaching, learning, and scholarship within the Library. Reporting to the Head of Learning and Research Services (LRS), the individual in the role will work closely with the Instructional Services Program Leader, library instructional faculty and staff, and students and faculty campus-wide.

Description of Community

The MSU Library is a dynamic, adaptive, and responsive research library. We aspire to build innovative digital and physical spaces where our diverse communities can access and apply information to grow intellectually, build meaningful collaborations, communicate ideas, and envision a better future for Montana and beyond. We are proud to serve the university and the people of Montana, and we strive to do so while embodying the core values of the profession of librarianship and MSU. Our values reflect how we carry forward our strategic and operational decisions: we aim to build a more informed, thoughtful, and just world while striving to cultivate an environment that supports the potential for finding joy and meaning in our work. The Library has a full range of resources and services for students and faculty, including books and electronic resources, special collections, public computer workstations, printers, scanners, technology-rich group study rooms, quiet study areas, information instruction, data and publication services, and technology and research consultations. The MSU Library has 55-60 employees, including approximately 18 tenure track faculty and 35 staff.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Master’s degree from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited graduate program upon date of hire.

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

 

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  1. Master’s degree from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited graduate program upon date of hire.
  2. Previous experience working in an instruction and public services role in an educational environment.
  3. Knowledge of pedagogical best practices, trends, and assessment with a particular focus in educational technologies and information literacy.
  4. Demonstrated experience that reflects commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion as well as a focus on user needs and experience.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  1. Coursework or professional experience with instructional technology, instructional design, learning theory, and/or the scholarship of teaching and learning.
  2. Demonstrated experience fostering collaborative relationships.

 

Application Requirements


  1. Curriculum Vitae

  2. Cover Letter

  3. Teaching Statement (max 2 pages)

HR Contact Information

Robin Francis, (406) 994-4997, robin@montana.edu

Additional info

Montana State University welcomes a broad array of experiences and perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting, and building an inclusive and culturally rich campus environment. In support of our campus and library strategic plans, which value diversity in all its dimensions, we enthusiastically encourage members of traditionally underrepresented groups to apply. We seek individuals who work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals, possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Links

MSU Human Resources Website: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/14258

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary

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Hours per week

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Evenings

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Weekends

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Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

November 5th, 2018

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