Description: This position leads creative development projects that enable compelling user experiences in learning spaces, academic courses, faculty research, library events, and more. The position facilitates the use of immersive technologies in the Virtual Reality Studio, Innovation Studio, and other spaces that extend access and agency to a broad set of users. They help to assess and conduct research on emerging technologies to find strategic ways to meet new user needs and provide better access to these tools. The incumbent collaborates with LSS colleagues along with other Libraries departments to build new processes, partnerships, and connections between experiential learning spaces, instruction, and high-technology spaces. The position manages student interns and staff that contribute to technology projects such as the undergraduate Susan Allen Everett Internship. The position provides public service at service points at the Hill and Hunt Libraries.
Qualifications: Applicants are encouraged to think broadly about and communicate how their skills and experiences transfer to the qualifications below in ways that may not be obvious, including how non-library-specific skills and experiences speak to the position qualifications and needs. We welcome applicants with a range of experiences, backgrounds, and interests to apply for this position, including those new to the profession. ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent and relevant advanced degree. Relevant professional experience, such as experience creating educational immersive technologies. Experience providing user services such as training or consultation. Ability to manage complex information and data related to equipment maintenance, inventory, and usage in a changing environment. Demonstrated record of engagement with students and commitment to creative, high-quality library services and facilities. Ability to plan, design, and implement new services and programs. Ability to communicate clearly and knowledgeably. Ability to foster an environment of well-being and belonging. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Evidence of ability for professional development and contribution.