- Communication Skills
- Classroom Experience
- Project Management
- Internet Of Things
The Innovative Media and Learning Spaces Librarian oversees the learning labs/studios for audio, video, design, and immersive technologies at the UW Libraries. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for User Services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise staff in learning labs/studios for audio, video, design, and immersive technologies. Assist library users in labs. Assess use of lab software and hardware. Work with marketing staff to promote workshops and use of studios.
Monitor trends in creative technologies and make recommendations to library leadership for implementation in learning spaces. Work with library administration to plan and bring new learning spaces online.
Partner with teaching faculty to develop assignments that incorporate creative technologies; plan and lead library instruction and workshops utilizing creative technologies, including instruction for K-12 partners. Coordinate and assess staff-led workshops.
Coordinate with colleagues on improving library navigation and experience through digital signage, Internet of Things, virtual or augmented reality, and other emerging technologies. Plan and implement system to promote and display faculty and student research and creative works.
Represent University Libraries in a vibrant network of makerspaces, innovation and design labs, and immersive and interactive spaces on the UW campus. Partner with network to offer programming and facilitate faculty and staff use of spaces for instruction and co-curricular activities. Represent the division and Libraries on committees as requested.
As a member of the library faculty, the successful candidate is expected to pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service and professional development. http://www.uwyo.edu/regs-policies/_files/docs/section-2-regulations-july-2018/uw_reg_2-409_format_effective_7-1-18.pdf.
This position is open until filled. We will begin screening applicants on January 18, 2020.
ALA-accredited MLS, MLIS, or equivalent
Experience using virtual and augmented reality software and hardware
Experience assisting novices with technology in a classroom or lab setting
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
Enthusiasm for learning new technologies
Experience developing immersive content
Project management experience
Experience evaluating and implementing emerging technologies in a public or academic library environment
Experience teaching or assisting young adults or children in a technology setting
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.
Applications received by January 18th, 2020 will receive full consideration.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/
Primary Location: US-WY-Laramie
Posted Salary Range From: 52000 :
Hiring Manager:Cassandra Messersmith Kvenild
Unposting Date: Ongoing