Wayne State University Blog/Wiki/RSS/Podcast Librarian
This is a newly created position that will provide leadership and vision for "transformative technologies" in the provision of library resources and services. Reporting to the Director of Public Services the incumbent:
Creates communication venues and distributes content via digital tools such as blogs and wikis for the library system website;
Develops and delivers library instruction through podcasts and multimedia webcasts;
Promotes community via new technologies within the library and virtually via IM and other emerging communication mechanisms;
Enhances the WSU Library System web presence with current content and methods for distribution such as RSS;
Investigates and implements new technologies that may enhance the Library System's web presence;
Provides training and support for other librarians on new technologies...
And preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited institution; working knowledge of blogs, wikis, online gaming environments, podcasting, RSS and other Web-related technologies; experience in multi-platform (Unix, Windows, and Mac) environments; demonstrated ability to manage technical projects within a large library setting; demonstrated commitment to customer service; demonstrated understanding of the transformative possibilities of technology in the classroom; demonstrated collaborative skills; ability to think critically in analyzing problems and developing resourceful solutions; ability to manage a complex workload, prioritize tasks and complete work on time with minimum supervision; strong communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work well as part of a team.