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We’re Hiring a Technology Engagement Librarian!

The successful candidate will take a leadership role in leveraging new technologies to meet the needs of the library and its users, keeping abreast of new educational and instructional technology developments, and strategically planning for new service offerings in the short and long terms. To achieve these goals, the Technology Engagement Librarian will serve as the department’s liaison for embedding technology development and training into education, research and clinical practice. Internally, the Technology Engagement Librarian will work closely with members of the Education and Research team to develop and implement innovative technological solutions for local and remote consultative services, such as robots, kiosks, LibAnswers, LibChat, and similar technologies as appropriate. The Technology Engagement Librarian actively partners with other team members in the Education and Research Team to provide in-person and virtual assistance, library instruction sessions, curriculum-embedded sessions, and one-on-one in-depth consultations in all areas of the health sciences. Other duties may be assigned. This position is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. All librarians are expected to contribute to the profession through service, scholarship, outreach, and mentoring.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:
• Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library school or other relevant accredited graduate degree
• At least 1 year professional experience in a library environment
• Flexibility and adaptability for work in a fast-paced, changing environment
• Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work as a team member and independently
• Commitment to diversity in the workplace and community
• Demonstrated experience with emerging and established educational and instructional technologies, including mobile applications and remote and asynchronous learning tools
• Familiarity with current web technologies and design principles
• Willingness to seek membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)

For more information, see the full job description: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/59512

 

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