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Online Learning & User Experience Librarian, Ast or Asc Professor

  • Post Date:February 20, 2020
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  • Offered Salary 40,000 - 60,000
Job Description


Library& Information Services (LIS) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville(SIUE) invites applications from forward-thinking and collegial candidates forthe position of Online Learning and User Experience Librarian to support onlinelearning and diverse user experiences.  Reportingto the Dean of the Library this position leads the creation and implementation ofbest practices and guidelines for learning object creation and assessment,including instructional design and accessibility principles as they relate toonline learning. The Online Learning and User Experience Librarian will provideleadership and strategies for the implementation a proactive, scalable plan tosupport and assess the library’s online learning initiatives. This individualwill collaborate with other librarians, teaching faculty, and instructionaldesigners to ensure library integration within the Blackboard LMS and will provideguidance for developing pedagogically effective digital content and assessments for the Library’s delivery of informationliteracy education online.This individual will collaborate with librarians to enhanceonline information literacy education within academic departments at all levels. The position willalso work in a team environment to enhance the development of Library’swebsite.


Minimum QualificationsMaster’s degree in library science orlibrary and information science from an ALA accredited institution

  • Demonstrated knowledge or experience in the following:
    • Creating online learning objects
    • Learning management systems, such as Blackboard
    • LibApps and content management systems
    • Usability design and assessment
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong initiative and commitment to service  PreferredQualifications

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    We are eager for early career librarians to apply.  MLS must be received by the time ofappointment. 

    Assistant or Associate Professor,12-month continuing contract, tenure-track position.



    Minimumof $50,000. Negotiable dependent upon credentials and experience. We welcomeearly career librarians. Salary is dependent upon post-MLS experience andcredentials. Excellent benefits program. 


    Toapply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, contactinformation for three professional references, and transcripts in one pdf viaemail to: [email protected] 


    Application packages must be submitted by March 4, 2020.   


    SIUE is a state university – benefits under statesponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

    Applicants will be subject to a background check priorto an offer of employment.

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an EqualOpportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We willnot discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin,religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’sstatus. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veteransand people with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts(ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation inorder to apply for a position with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,please call 618-650-2190 or email [email protected].

    The SIUE Annual Security and FireSafety Report is available online at Thereport contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, firesafety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years.This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the“Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus CrimeStatistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the“Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, apaper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from theOffice of the Vice Chancellor forAdministration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228,618-650-2536.