The University Libraries and Archives of Emporia State
University are committed to being the primary center for life-long
learning at the university. An essential component of that vision
is providing virtual experiences whereby students, faculty, and
staff gain confidence and competence in critically handling
information. We also aim to contribute to learning in courses
through collaborations with other teaching faculty. We are looking
to attract a librarian with passion and appreciation for the
exciting and challenging work of designing, delivering, assessing,
and revising engaging learning objects. This is a 12-month,
tenure-track position. The Emerging Technologies Librarian reports
to the Dean of University Libraries and Archives (ULA).
- Assist other ULA faculty in the creation and implementation of
research guides, online learning modules, tutorials, and other
digital learning objects to support information and digital
- Collaborate with staff in the Learning Technologies department
in the overall integration of ULA resources and services into the
Canvas learning management system to facilitate information
literacy competencies across the curriculum.
- Oversee the development and maintenance of the ULA website at
including knowledge of best practices and standards in usability
- Monitor and suggest new and emerging technologies and digital
tools for face-to-face, blended, and online learning
- Provide reference and instructional services in-person and via
- Partner with academic departments to provide research and
learning support, including course-integrated instruction,
collection development and maintenance, research consultations, and
other professional activities.
- Manage and promote the University Libraries and Archives
Creative Space and assist students in creating podcasts and
- Engage in and contribute to the profession and the university
through continuing learning, service, research, presentations, or
professional communications to meet the standards for promotion and
- ALA accredited master's degree in library or information
science, or an international equivalent.
- Demonstrated commitment to virtual instruction and
- Experience with web design.
- Evidence of incorporating new and emerging technologies into
information and digital literacy instruction.
- Evidence of coding skills including HTML and Java.
- Evidence of integrating new technologies with ILS system
(Innovative Sierra), and related systems.
- Experience with online tools and desktop software working with
images and video.
- Experience using cameras, microphones, and desktop publishing
- Evidence of developing collaborative partnerships with key
stakeholders across the university and within the library to extend
distance and online outreach activities.
- Ability to work effectively and creatively in a rapidly
- Teaching or training experience in traditional and online
- Evidence of effective collaborative efforts involving diverse
faculty, library staff, students, and other campus
- Evidence of active engagement in research and the desire to
meet tenure and promotion requirements.
- Salary of $43,000 - $45,000; negotiable and commensurate with
education and experience
- Health Care Benefits
- KBOR Retirement Plan
- Excellent working environment
- Opportunties for professional development and growth
January 2022; Negotiable.
Interested individuals meeting position requirements should
upload a resume, cover letter (including a link to a web portfolio
showing past web design work), and contact information for three
professional references to https://bit.ly/3mEccrI. Review of
applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position
is filled. Background check is required.
Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color,
national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity,
gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual
orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors
which cannot be considered by law. www.emporia.edu