Job posting: Instructional Design & Online Education Librarian, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

The Instructional Design and Online Education Librarian will work with colleagues in the Library and the CIT to design and coordinate immersion events for instructional faculty to promote information literacy and technology fluency.  The successful applicant will also collaborate with academic departments and librarian colleagues to identify and meet training and support needs related to distance, blended, and hybrid programs.

In addition to serving as a liaison librarian to an academic department, the successful applicant will design, develop, maintain, and promote instructional materials and digital learning objects as well as assist librarians and instructional faculty in designing and maintaining digital learning objects.This position will assist in the development of strategies for assessing learning outcomes of instructional activities including online, asynchronous, and in-person instruction.  This position will be a core member of both the Library’s Instruction Unit and CIT’s faculty development team.


Required Qualifications: An ALA accredited master’s degree required with a second master’s degree in instructional technology or a related field preferred; experience working with students and faculty in higher education; experience with instructional technologies including course management systems, lesson building software, content management systems, video authoring and screen capture software, evaluation and assessment software, and mobile apps or interfaces; excellent oral and written communication skills; . Faculty status requires the potential to meet standards for tenure and promotion. We invite candidates from diverse backgrounds who will contribute affirmatively and creatively to the university’s multicultural environment. Our goal is for our employees to reflect the rich mix of backgrounds, life experiences, cultures, perspectives and world views that is found within our university community.


Salary is commensurate with experience. Tenure-track faculty position with excellent benefits including 20 days of vacation and a choice of retirement plans. Review of applications will begin on April 22, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online using JMU’s JobLink system. Links to JobLink and full position description can be found on the JMU Libraries employment information page at http:/

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