User Experience (UX) Librarian

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Company Name: 
Jackson Library, Lander University
Location: 
Greenwood, SC
Job Description: 

Job Purpose: The User Experience (UX) Librarian investigates user needs and the library’s effectiveness in meeting those needs in both physical and virtual settings. Oversees marketing efforts and coordination of assessment in a small, student-centered, team environment. Promotes the Library as a key partner within the academic program in fulfilling the institutional mission of teaching, research, and service. The User Experience Librarian will: • Work collaboratively to identify projects designed to improve user experience in the library; • Design, coordinate, and assess outreach programming for library services; • Promote library initiatives, resources, and services to the campus community; • Coordinate with distance learning programs to ensure their access to library resources and services; • Serve as a member of the library instruction team to provide information literacy skill building; • Contribute to collection development in assigned academic liaison areas; • Provide academic advisement to students; and • Participate in professional organizations, and University and community service. Anticipated starting salary: $46,000.00

Qualifications: 

MLS degree from an American Libraries Association accredited institution. One to two years of experience in library work. Solid understanding of academic library services and enthusiasm for creating excellent experiences in both physical and virtual environments for all library customers. Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in multiple formats and to diverse audiences. Awareness of trends related to user-centered design. Ability to incorporate emerging technologies into research support. Experience in teaching information literacy skills to undergraduate students. Knowledge of integrated library systems and software. Familiarity with LibGuides software, academic library assessment practices and library instruction preferred.

How to Apply: 

Send application letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for at least 3 references to Lisa Wiecki, Director of Library Services, lwiecki@lander.edu Open until filled: Applications received by February 28th will receive priority review. Please note: Lander is a tobacco free institution. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements. Note: The University generally does not sponsor the H-1B Visa. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/TITLE IX