Luther College seeks a creative, collaborative, and user-oriented colleague as User Experience Librarian for the 2019-2020 academic year, focusing on user needs relating to library resources and services. A primary project of the year will focus on improving the discovery and use of library resources via the LibGuides platform.
A master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program is required. Familiarity with LibGuides or other library guide systems, current trends in information architecture, web design, and experience working with library materials for instruction and outreach is preferred.
This is a non-renewable position and will begin late August or no later than September 2, 2019 and continue for a ten-month period ending approximately June 30, 2020. Luther College offers an excellent benefit package including a generous retirement contribution, competitive health insurance premiums, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependents.
Luther College seeks to build a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal.
Luther College is located Decorah, Iowa, which offers a wealth of opportunities not often found in small towns. The economic vitality of the Decorah area is attributable to being a regional hub for outdoor recreation, two nationally recognized healthcare systems, top ranked schools, business, agriculture, specialty retail, dining, and tourism. In a scenic rural setting, we are an easy 70 mile drive to three urban cities including Rochester, MN, home of Mayo Clinic and an IBM major campus.
To view the complete job description and apply for this position, visit https://tinyurl.com/lc-uxlibrarian. Please submit by April 12 to ensure full review.
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