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Multimedia Instruction Librarian
Multimedia Instruction Librarian
The Georgia Tech Library and Information Center invites applications for an energetic, flexible, and
innovative professional to join the Learning Commons Department. The Georgia Institute of Technology
is a top tier university and has several nationally recognized programs in science and engineering. The
Georgia Tech Library &Information Center (www.library.gatech.edu) is a member of the Association of
Research Libraries, and was awarded the 2007 Association of College and Research Libraries’ Excellence
in Academic Libraries Award.
Responsibilities: The Multimedia Instruction Librarian reports directly to the Head of the Learning
Commons Department. Working closely with the First Year Instruction Librarian, the Librarian develops,
implements, and delivers an innovative library instruction curriculum that will assist undergraduate
students with the use of technology for collaborative learning, and multimodal projects including Web
pages, videos, and posters. Serves as a resource for library colleagues in the integration of information
services, resources, and technology, and in developing web-based, online library-instruction modules and
tutorials that can be integrated into T-Square/Sakai (GT's Course Management System). Participate in
service opportunities such as Research Desk and/or subject liaison responsibilities depending on Library
need and candidate background/interest.
Qualifications: Required: ALA accredited MLS instruction experience in one-on-one and/or classroom
setting experience with current multimedia production using Windows and Mac systems including skills
utilizing and/or providing instruction in the use of several of the following: digital audio and video
production/editing products, streaming video, course management systems, graphics software, and web
authoring tools knowledge of social, interactive networking, and web tools ability to adapt to new
technologies awareness of trends in instructional technology and the application of information
technologies to library services excellent communication and presentation skills commitment to
professional growth and development. Preferred: Academic library experience demonstrated experience
with Adobe Creative Suite Applications (Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Flash, InDesign, Photoshop), and
video editing software such as iMovie or FinalCut Pro.
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