Emerging Technology Librarian
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science - Los Angeles, CA

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Under the direction of the Library Director, the Emerging Technology Librarian will provide expertise in the design, development and support of the library’s webpage; explores new technologies and has the ability to create and suggest useful applications in an information/knowledge-based environment; provides information literacy instruction on new technologies using social networking tools to support the University Library’s mission. Track trends, investigate new developments and applications, and incorporate appropriate technologies into the library environment to improve library services and access to information. Conduct workshop for faculty, students and students on the use of emerging technologies; including mobile technology, social networking and digitalization projects; demonstrating how these technologies can be used in their classrooms activities. Share technology knowledge and train others to improve skills of library staff; creative innovative project on South LA Healthcare; enhance and maintain the Library’s website by adding content and creating a user friendly site that meets the changing need of users; participate in library planning; serve on library, campus, and university committees; participate in professional, scholarly and service activities; and develop distributed Library resources to clinical sites.

Regionally accredited Master's degree from an ALA-accredited graduate program. 1-2 years of experience in the field of Library Science. Familiarity with current trends, standards and emerging technologies in libraries and the web; demonstrated aptitude in the use of technology; knowledge and experience with website design, such as HTML, social networking tools, mobile devices, accessibility and usability issues; an understanding and working knowledge of Content Management Systems; and excellent interpersonal skills, initiative; strong user-service orientation; ability to work cooperatively in a team environment; excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of computers and their applications to libraries; knowledge of Dreamweaver or HTML, Microsoft Office and relational databases; and skills in designing online instruction, including Webinars and tutorials.

Closing Date:
Open until filled.

Salary Range:
Commensurate with experience

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Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Department of Human Resources

1731 E. 120th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

Fax: (323) 563-5946