Instructional Technology Librarian – Millsaps College Library – Jackson, MS

Millsaps College Library seeks an Instructional Technology Librarian responsible for the course management system and e-portfolio platform, instructional technology support to faculty, and library instruction. The Instructional Technology Librarian collaborates with faculty and library staff to plan, deliver, and assess instructional technology services.  This professional position reports to the College Librarian and works closely with faculty and Library staff.

The Instructional Technology Librarian will manage and provide user support for Course Connect, the Moodle-based CMS.  The position also helps support Chalk & Wire, a vendor-supported ePortfolio service.  The position will work with the College’s Director of Writing and Teaching to provide instructional technology training and support to faculty; collaborate with faculty to develop assignments and presentations; and promote the use of instructional technology.

This position will coordinate the library instruction team and will help plan library instruction in collaboration with faculty and other librarians.

The library has 5 professionals and 2 staff members serving a college population of 1,000 students, faculty and staff.  The collection contains over 200,000 print volumes, a wide variety of online resources, the College Archives and the Mississippi United Methodist Archives, and a number of special collections.  The Library is a member of Lyrasis and uses a SirsiDynix system.

 

Librarians at Millsaps College have twelve-month appointments, faculty rank, and titles, but are not tenured.  Librarians serve at the reference desk one night per week and rotate weekends and other times as needed.  Benefits include generous vacation and sick leave; college holidays; TIAA-CREF; partially-paid health insurance.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications:  Required:  ALA-accredited master’s degree; degree or equivalent experience in instructional technology; strong organizational, technical, and communication skills; excellent public service attitude; ability to work in a small, close-knit environment with library staff, faculty, and students.  Preferred: experience with academic technology troubleshooting; working knowledge of Moodle or other course management systems, MS Office, and presentation software.

Send letter of application and resume electronically to Tom Henderson, College Librarian, at hendetw@millsaps.edu .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants may be asked for professional references and further information after initial reviews are completed.  Employment is contingent upon successful background verification.

Millsaps College is a nationally recognized, selective four-year liberal arts college in Jackson, Mississippi, hosting the first Phi Beta Kappa chapter in Mississippi.  It occupies a beautiful 100-acre residential campus in the heart of Jackson, Mississippi, a growing metropolitan area (MSA 500,000). Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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