Instructional Design Librarian, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, NH
posted July 8, 2013 5:49 PM
Description: Southern New Hampshire University Shapiro Library seeks a collaborative Instructional Design Librarian to help support our growing online student and faculty population. Along-side the Off Campus Services Librarian, this position will take the lead on collaborating with the College for Online and Continuing Education (COCE) to build and maintain information literacy learning objects and assessments, tutorials, learning modules, and other technologically enhanced instructional materials for access through the Shapiro Library portal, within the university learning management system (currently Blackboard 9) or for use in conjunction with other teaching strategies in a blended or online learning environment. This position reports to the library Dean.
Description of Responsibilities: Identify the need for, and facilitate the creation of, library initiatives to support online learning, including the development of Shapiro Library presence in the college course management system. Facilitate the continued development of librarians as instructional partners in the student learning process. Develop expertise in online instruction and serve as a resource and workshop facilitator regarding pedagogy in online environments. Develop and share best practices for innovative teaching techniques and teaching information literacy across multimedia platforms. Create and maintain an information literacy program for COCE across the curriculum. Develop tools to assess information literacy skills of COCE students.Take the lead on developing an SNHU branded citation style guide. Build and maintain a COCE library orientation module/course. Create and maintain critical thinking focused multimedia learning objects. Collaborate extensively with a variety of teaching partners, including the Off Campus Services Librarian, instructional designers, librarians, and faculty. Provide assistance to online students and faculty by being embedded in online courses. Share in reference coverage. Serve on library, COCE, and university-wide groups, and committees.
Other duties as assigned.