Reporting to the Head of the Research and Instruction Department, the Instructional Design Librarian (IDL) develops digital learning objects/web-based instructional tools for library instructional programs, which includes holding primary responsibility for shared LIBR101 Online content. The IDL integrates instructional materials into the course management system, develops standards and best practices for DLO creation, leads instructional technology training and development for Research & Instruction, and assists with developing and conducting needs assessment and usability studies of instructional tools. This position also provides general instruction and research assistance and may serve as a liaison to department(s) and subjects to be determined. As a tenure-track faculty member, the Instructional Design Librarian is expected to fulfill requirements in librarianship, service and scholarly activity as directed in University Libraries tenure criteria.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
A Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution in the US or Canada.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in developing and/or maintaining online instructional content.
Minimum of two (2) years library experience.
Knowledge of learning theory and pedagogy as it relates to online learning.
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC ...Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.