Columbia College Chicago
User Experience and Emerging Technology Librarian
Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal arts setting.
The User Experience and Emerging Technologies Librarian reports to the Head of Reference and Instruction. The position identifies, implements, and evaluates current and emerging technologies for the delivery of library services, with a special focus on reference and instructional services, including virtual reference, discovery tools, social networking applications, mobile services, and instructional technologies; plans, develops and evaluates the Columbia College Chicago Library website; and ensures that Library services and instructional products are easy and pleasurable to use.
This Librarian tracks trends, assesses user needs and preferences, investigates new developments and applications, and incorporates appropriate technologies into the Library environment. As a member of the Reference and Instruction Department, this librarian participates in a broad range of reference and instructional services. The User Experience and Emerging Technologies Librarian collaborates to plan staff development opportunities for building technology awareness and supports Library staff in using and adopting technologies that improve user experience.
Education & Experience:
ALA-accredited MLIS degree or equivalent
Minimum of two years of professional experience in an academic library with a thorough understanding of academic user needs
To view the complete application: https://employment.colum.edu (Job ID 100554).
Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, LGBTQ, disabled, and minority individuals to apply for all positions.