Information Literacy Instructional Designer, Purdue University Libraries, West Lafayette IN

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Reporting to the Information Literacy Specialist who coordinates the Libraries' involvement in IMPACT, the ILID will provide regular reports on the progress and status of their work with faculty and instructors. This position will be funded for a period of three years from the date of hire.

Qualifications Required:

  • MLS or MIS from an ALA-accredited institution, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Knowledge or strong interest in best practices and innovations in teaching and learning related to information literacy.
  • Knowledge of best practices and innovations in teaching and learning as well as curriculum and instruction.
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate and consult with faculty and instructional staff across disciplines.
  • Evidence of ability to collaborate with a broad range of individuals including faculty, instructional staff, and professional staff.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as a contributing member or leader of a strategic team.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for diversity and inclusive excellence as well as a commitment to a high level of professionalism.
  • Must be able to adapt to changing situations and demonstrate flexibility in various situations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to foster a supportive work climate in interactions with team members as well as faculty and instructional staff.


  • Experience with course redesign and transformation processes and models.
  • Evidence of successful teaching at the college or university level.
  • Experience with research and assessment specifically with regards to using information to learning with discipline-focused classroom.
  • Experience with assessment and research, especially knowledge and experience conducting or fostering the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).
  • Skills in creating digital and online instructional resources.
  • Knowledge of and skills in using teaching and learning technologies.

Application process:
To be considered for the position, applications must be made through Purdue University's employment web site at and reference Job Number 1301501. Please include a cover letter with your application outlining your qualifications for this position. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

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