Emerging Technologies Librarian
Ferris State University
Responsibilities include monitoring and assessing technological developments
in libraries and higher education and recommending adoption of new
technologies that will contribute to the increased effectiveness and usability
of digital library services and promote relationships with library users. This
individual will also identify and coordinate the implementation of strategies
to maximize the effective use of available technologies to meet the needs of
library users and library personnel; and participate in research and liaison
services including instruction, outreach activities, and collection
development. The Emerging Technologies Librarian is a
member of the Digital and Support Services Department, but this position also
contributes to the information discovery, information literacy, research,
instruction, and other public service activities and services of the
Information Delivery and Information Literacy Services
Department. S/He will reports to the Head of Digital and
Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited master's degree by hire date.
Experience or coursework in reference and research services and information
literacy instruction. Evidence of relevant work and/or educational experience
for the requirements of the position. Significant knowledge and understanding
of digital services and emerging technologies and their integration into an
academic library environment. Demonstrated proficiency and understanding of
the principles of information architecture and web site design including some
experience with HTML and maintaining web page content. Effective
communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability
to work independently and in a team environment.
For a complete posting or to apply, access the electronic applicant system by
logging on to http://employment.ferris.edu.
Ferris State University is sincerely committed to being a truly diverse
institution and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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