The UC Merced Library seeks a Learning Services Specialist to work closely with Research & Learning Services colleagues to further the development of students’ information literacy competencies.
Using creative, administrative, and analytical skills, the Learning Services Specialist supports and works closely with Research & Learning Services colleagues to further the development of students’ information literacy competencies.
- Instructional Support – Creates, evaluates, and updates instructional materials/learning objects in a variety of formats. Ensures materials are current, effective, and accessible.
- Administration – Administers online tools used for instruction and reference purposes (e.g. LibApps) to ensure that software functionality is optimized and user access is managed. Creates documentation to support use of these tools. Coordinates scheduling of instruction sessions, workshops, and events.
- Assessment – Gathers, analyzes, and summarizes data for reporting, decision-making, and advocacy purposes. Evaluates and recommends new processes and tools to improve existing workflows related to instruction and reference services.
Key responsibilities include the following:
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related area and five years of progressively responsible related experience OR Master’s degree in related area and three years of progressively responsible related experience or equivalent experience and training.
Closing Date: First Review 3/25/2019, continuous review until position is filled
Salary: $55,000 – $65,000