Lead the planning and delivery of innovative outreach, web content, and instruction to the university community, with an emphasis on scholarly production issues such as open access and copyright. In addition, coordinate general distance education services such as creation of video tutorials, maintenance of the library’s presence at the Biltmore Park instructional site, the course management software (Blackboard) and the Campus Online Portal (MyWCU). Develop outreach related to current events, such as the campus theme and student and faculty research. Outreach efforts include, but are not limited to, workshops, programs, events, and exhibits; marketing and publicity materials; social media; and research guides and tutorials. Create partnerships with other campus entities such as student services and may perform outreach to under-served campus and community groups including transfer, military, and international students. All RIS librarians at Hunter Library provide interdisciplinary, high-quality research assistance and library instruction during weekdays, evenings, and weekends. RIS librarians also participate—both on campus and at other instructional sites—in an active information literacy program; collaborate with colleagues in library-wide decision-making and initiatives; and participate in collection development. The librarian will assume primary responsibility for the promotion and delivery of library instruction and services in one discipline such as Criminal Justice or Parks and Recreation. Assume responsibility for additional duties, projects, assignments, and initiatives as needed or assigned.
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Hunter Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, collaborative, and user-oriented librarian for the position of Web Development and User Experience Librarian. This librarian will research, develop, and assess enhancements to the library’s web presence. The person in this position will design new sites and applications to improve the user experience in discovering, finding, and accessing library content and services. Providing vision and leadership in designing, developing and supporting the library website content and integrating it with the larger library web presence, which includes discovery tools, digital collections, and electronic resources; supervision of one technology support analyst, as well as staff/student employees engaged in related work, as assigned. Monitors workflow and deadlines; day-to-day management, including programming and editorial recommendations, of the library’s web pages and intranet; serves as a member of the library’s web steering committee, an advisory group that includes representatives from across the library; development and implementation web applications and tools, particularly for mobile environments. The library values collaboration and broad engagement in library-wide decisions and initiatives. This position reports directly to the Head of Technology, Access, and Special Collections.
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