New York Seasonal Jobs

Job Information

Niagara University Coordintator of User Education in Niagara University, New York

Niagara University. Coordinator of User Education. Seasonal. JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the Coordinator of User Education is primarily responsible for designing and implementing user education services, developing partnerships to implement Information literacy into academic programs ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Provides exemplary customer service both in person at the primary building service point and online. * Provides reference assistance requiring significant knowledge of Library services, holdings, websites, and online databases. * Develops curricula and teaches online and in person * Participates in print and electronic collection development. * Creates collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and staff in support of teaching and learning. * Designs and implements online and classroom curricula. * Develops and uses emerging and/or innovative instructional technologies and online learning pedagogies in support of hybrid or distance education. * Collaborates with the Faculty Development Coordinator to support student educational technology needs * In collaboration with faculty, promotes the use of software and technology tools by students. * Manages the user education program, including, planning, scheduling, marketing, training librarians, and evaluating program quality. * Coordinates the teaching assignments of librarians. * Ensures educational value through assessment. * Through participation on the Library management team, coordinates user education with other library services. * Actively pursues partnerships with campus programs and departments and seeks opportunities to integrate library resources and information literacy into academic programs. * Collaborates and shares responsibility with other Library staff on developing and scheduling programming and outreach. * Performs other duties as assigned by the Library Director. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Ability to be flexible with schedule, including the ability to work nights and weekend hours. * Knowledge of print and electronic collection development. * Experience in an automated library environment with strong database searching skills. * Knowledge of high quality reference practices. Ability to provide reference assistance to the patrons of the Library. * Ability to collaborate with faculty, design and assess curricula, teach, and engage students. * Knowledge of user education and emerging and/or innovative instructional technologies and online learning pedagogies in support of hybrid or distance education. * Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and implement new information services and technologies. * Strong working knowledge of microcomputers, office applications software and technologies used in classroom teaching. * Ability to travel on short notice and in a timely manner to various NU locations, including Canada. QUALIFICATION STANDARDS * Master's Degree in Library Science accredited by the American Library Association. * Teaching experience required. * Experience in an academic library is preferred. * A valid New York State driver's license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada. Follow link to apply through Niagara's website: https://niagara.applicantpro.com/jobs/2582452.html

DirectEmployers