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Position Announcement:Digital Learning Services Librarian, Minneapolis, MN Karen Hogan 11 Feb 2004 15:35 UTC

Digital Learning Services Librarian

Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN, seeks a
dynamic, self-motivated, visionary librarian to
lead the library in developing its evolving model
of teaching and learning informed by technology.

Serving in the newly created position of Digital
Learning Services Librarian, this librarian will
function as a catalyst in transforming the
vision, role, and use of the Library by leading
initiatives firmly grounded in learning theory
and informed by progressive technology.
Responsibilities include the identification,
organization, and management of digital
materials; the incorporation and production of
tools to support effective use of digital
information; and the envisioning, implementation
and management of emerging online services.
Additionally, this person will innovatively
manage serials collections and services within
this evolving environment, as well as work
collaboratively with the Information Technology
department and other professionals throughout the
College to integrate the new model
institutionally.  Active participation in the
daily/evening/weekend reference, instruction, and
library liaison programs is vital to the purpose
of this position.

Required Qualifications:  An MLS (or equivalent)
from an ALA-accredited institution;  ability to
communicate and work effectively with the
students, faculty, and staff; relevant experience
in library reference and instruction;
demonstrated knowledge of teaching and learning
theories and their application; education and/or
experience in instructional technology or design;
experience with online resource design,
development and maintenance processes; experience
with and knowledge of the management of
electronic resources; familiarity with emerging
library-related technologies, trends and
applications; working knowledge of serials
collections and services, including emerging
trends; strong interest in working with
individuals from diverse educational and cultural
backgrounds; strong orientation toward user
services.  Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated technical ability in online resource
design, development, and maintenance processes.
Augsburg College is a private co-educational
college of the liberal and professional arts and
sciences, affiliated with the Evangelical
Lutheran Church of America. The College offers an
education grounded in Christian values, a diverse
campus community, and an exciting metropolitan
setting in the heart of the Twin Cities in
Minnesota. The College is committed to diversity
and the education of students in a global
perspective.  For additional information about
the college, visit our web site at
The James G. Lindell Library is committed to
incorporating traditional liberal arts values
into new service-based digital paradigms to
further our educational role in serving the
Augsburg community.  We serve an exciting
combination of approximately 3,100 undergraduate,
adult, and graduate students both on campus and
at a distance.  Our collaborative work
environment draws from the strengths of many in
shaping the current service framework and future
direction of the Library.  For more information
about our open position see the link at

Augsburg offers competitive salary and benefits,
including employee and dependent tuition
remission.  Salary will be determined based on
skills and expertise.  The hiring range begins at

Send a cover letter with salary requirements,
resume and a list of three references to Human
Resources, Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside Ave.,
Box 79, Minneapolis, MN 55454 OR e-mail to: (in Word or text only format).
EOE.   Review of resumes begins March 1, 2004,
and continues until the position is filled.


Serials Coordinator

Augsburg College
Lindell Library--BOX 314
731 21st Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55454