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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Instructional Design Librarian, Touro College (NY)

Touro College is seeking an Instructional Design Librarian for its Midtown Library.

In collaboration with the Library Information Literacy Director, the Instructional Design Librarian will interact with students and faculty, and participate in creating an active instructional program. The librarian will teach both on ground and online classes at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teaches information literacy and research skills classes in face-to-face and online learning environments, including a semester course
  • Develops lesson plans, tutorials and videos
  • Manages the library’s Social Media platforms
  • Assists in incorporating information literacy into the curriculum
  • Assists in assessing students’ information literacy skills
  • Occasional evening hours
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

Education, Preparation, and Training
  • Degree Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • At least __2_______years of instruction experience in an academic library 

  • Experience working with a diverse student and faculty population
  • Understanding the emerging technologies and their applications in an academic library environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of learning theory and information literacy trends
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Comfortable in writing and editing for grammar and punctuation 
  • Familiarity with learning management systems, such as Blackboard
  • Familiarity with web conferencing software, such as Adobe Connect or Zoom
  • Skilled in creating and maintaining content management systems, such as  LibGuides
  • Creativity, flexibility and the ability to work in a team based environment is important
  • Experience in instructional design, web and multimedia technologies, including production tools like Camtasia is preferred

 Physical Demands
  • Extensive Use of Computers
  • Extensive time sitting and standing
  • Able to lift up to 5 lbs
Computer Skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook

  • Travel to Touro sites may be required

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Sara Tabaei at