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Position announcements – Virginia Tech’s University Libraries

Virginia Tech’s University Libraries has two exciting positions available! Review of applications for both openings will begin on July 1.

Instructional Design Librarian

Virginia Tech’s University Libraries seeks creative and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Instructional Design Librarian. The Libraries aspire to prepare students to work, live, and thrive within a global context, and to partner with faculty incorporating a wide array of literacies, fluencies, competencies, and pedagogies into their teaching practices. Working widely across the library system and the University, this position presents a unique opportunity to be deeply engaged across the teaching and learning enterprise and to contribute to the ongoing development of a new online learning platform while also helping to shape the mission and vision of the online learning program as it is still developing.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Learning Services, the Instructional Design Librarian will serve as a member of the Learning Services unit and will work closely with other online learning specialists in the unit to continue in the development of a vision for the online learning program and collaborate with others to operationalize that vision. In addition, this position will be responsible for contributing to and leading strategic efforts for creating impactful, meaningful, and inclusive learning opportunities in support of the Libraries’ undergraduate education program. To view the full position announcement, including required qualifications, please visit https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/66629.

Educational Content Developer

Virginia Tech’s University Libraries seeks creative and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Educational Content Developer. The Libraries aspire to prepare students to work, live, and thrive within a global context and to partner with faculty incorporating a wide array of literacies, fluencies, competencies, and pedagogies into their teaching practices. Working widely across the library system and the University, this position presents an opportunity to be embedded in the early stages of creating an online learning platform that will be integral to the teaching and learning enterprise at Virginia Tech. Based on this person’s technical expertise and interest level, there may be opportunities to engage in game-based design and other emerging technology areas for creating technology-enhanced learning opportunities.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Learning Services, the Educational Content Developer will serve as a member of the Learning Services unit and will work closely with other online learning specialists in the unit to continue in the development of a vision for the online learning program and collaborate with others to operationalize that vision. In addition, this position will be responsible for contributing to and leading strategic efforts for creating and marketing the online learning platform and other learning objects for integration in courses in the Canvas Learning Management system or on other web-based platforms.

To view the full position announcement, including required qualifications, please visit https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/66625. The application package needs to include a resume, cover letter addressing the candidate’s experience with the responsibilities associated with the position, and the required and preferred qualifications, a portfolio of learning objects, including at least one video-based tutorial and one non-video based learning object and names of three (3) references and their contact information.

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