Digital Learning and Instruction Librarian (Part-time) — Adelphi University — Garden City, NY

TITLE: Digital Learning and Instruction Librarian (Part‐Time)

DEPARTMENT: Swirbul Library, Garden City (Approximately 20 hours a week)


Implements the integration of online learning materials into course curricula; contributes to the investigation, application, and marketing of new technologies to integrate information literacy and research skills into online courses; and provides online library instruction, virtual research assistance and online consultations.

Provides assistance to library faculty on best practices for integrating of library resource content into online/blended learning platforms

Contributes to the curriculum development of a one credit undergraduate course which may include blended and online sections and collaboration with library and teaching faculty on subject guides and other course‐specific research resources for undergraduate and graduate level courses especially in subject areas such as Education, Nursing and Social Work Additionally, as part of the Reference team, the Digital Learning and Instruction Librarian provides general reference services (virtual and in‐person), teaches face‐to‐face instruction sessions, and conducts in‐person consultations.

Will also help shape future library services to distance learning students and should understand the evolving needs of nontraditional students.


MLS from an ALA‐accredited program. Strong public‐service orientation and familiarity with library systems, digital information resources, and emerging technologies is required. Experience providing instruction in an academic setting. Demonstrated ability to select, implement and evaluate instructional design concepts. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collegial environment are essential. Flexible work schedule during the fall and spring semesters to accommodate some evening and weekend teaching assignments. Highly Preferred: ​Experience teaching credit bearing courses in an academic setting; course development and design; creating instructional and information materials such as Libguides 2.0; working knowledge of applications such as Google applications, Camtasia, Captivate and CMS systems.

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About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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