Instructional Design and Technology Librarian

  • Post Date:February 12, 2020
  • Apply Before: March 13, 2020
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  • Employer Name Westminster College
Job Description

Westminster College, aleading liberal arts college located in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, seeksan energetic and learner-centered librarian to facilitate our campus’sinstructional design and instructional technology initiatives. The successfulcandidate will provide support for the College’s Learning Management System (Desire2Learn)and will lead faculty and ITS colleagues in an ongoing exploration of the intersectionof technology with teaching and learning. This is a ten-month, tenure-trackfaculty position. Recent graduates and technophiles who want to work withstudents and faculty are strongly encouraged to apply.


The Instructional Designand Technology Librarian will join a library staff that values creativity andcollaboration. They will encourage the thoughtful integration of the LMS andother technologies in face-to-face classrooms, and support faculty who aredeveloping online and/or hybrid course offerings. They will investigate emergingtechnologies and evaluate their uses, potential, and fit with the College’seducational mission, serving as a consultant to campus learning spacerenovations and new construction projects. They will provide end-user supportand training for commonly-used office software programs to members of the widercampus community.  The successfulcandidate will also contribute to the library’s information literacyinstruction and outreach program, collaborating directly with faculty andstudents.  The librarian will also havethe opportunity to assist with other library and technology initiatives asneeded.


Inquisitiveness, flexibility, enthusiasm, and a desire to workcollaboratively with different user populations in higher education iscritical. Strong candidates will have experience using an LMS and instructionaltechnologies, as well as proficiency with a range of commonly used software. AnMLS from an ALA-accredited institution or a relevant academic discipline withdemonstrated understanding of academic libraries is required.


Westminster College is a nationally recognized liberal artscollege, known for its collaborative environment, outstanding experientiallearning programs, and focus on student success. Related to the PresbyterianChurch (U.S.A.), Westminster was founded in 1852 as the first college in thecountry to offer the same degrees to all people, regardless of gender, race, orreligion. Westminster has been ranked among the nation’s top schools for “TopColleges Doing the Most for the American Dream” (NY Times), “best value for themoney” (College Factual), employment success (Educate to Career Index),graduation rate performance (U.S. News), social mobility (Washington Monthly),women in STEM disciplines (Forbes), service-learning (President’s HigherEducation Community Service Honor Roll), and other categories. Around 1,200undergraduate and graduate students benefit from close personal attention fromdedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors, 10 pre-professional programsand 80 organizations. Westminster’s historic campus is located in NewWilmington, PA, a beautiful rural setting near Pittsburgh and Cleveland.


Application review willbegin on March 7, 2020. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, andthree professional references via e-mail to Jamie Kohler, McGill LibraryDirector, at [email protected]. EOE


Westminster College is anEqual Opportunity Employer, enhancing learning through diversity and inclusion.