Program Coordinator, Multimedia Literacy — University of Delaware Library — Newark, DE

The University of Delaware Library seeks a motivated, creative, and service-oriented professional to serve as Program Coordinator, Multimedia Literacy. The position reports to the Head, Multimedia Collections and Services Department, and works in an ever-changing technology-rich public service environment. The deadline to apply is December 7.

The Program Coordinator will work collaboratively with instruction librarians and University faculty to design, implement and assess multimedia literacy instruction, using the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education as a guide, as part of their academic course. The Program Coordinator will advance an already successful and growing multimedia literacy program by integrating multimedia literacy instruction into strategic courses and considering creative solutions for scaling the program to provide the greatest value. This position participates in library-wide initiatives such as digital pedagogy efforts, faculty engagement, and information literacy activities; liaises with the Multimedia Writing Center and other emerging programs to foster further collaboration related to multimedia literacy; manages faculty hands-on instruction room requests and consults with instructors to offer suggestions for crafting multimedia assignments and their associated grading rubrics and to talk about the tools and resources the Center provides; teaches hands-on sessions to students on video and audio concepts, editing, equipment, and issues of copyright and fair use; and more.

The position announcement is listed on the University of Delaware Careers website at

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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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