The University of Virginia is seeking applications for the position of Multimedia Teaching and Learning Librarian. This position will join a team responsible for the creation and delivery of instructional programming that develops studentsâ™ digital literacy and maker mindsets. The successful candidate will develop and promote media production classes and workshops; assess curricular needs for audio visual production; consult with students and faculty; serve as the primary point of contact for the video and audio studios, media classroom, and media production equipment; and, collaborate with fellow Library staff to contribute to the advancement of the missions of the 3D printing and VR studios. The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in teaching video and audio editing software; familiarity and proficiency in using video production equipment; awareness of innovations and trends within the media and education fields; and, a commitment to inclusivity, innovative pedagogy, continuing professional development, collaboration, and excellent teaching.
The Teaching and Learning department strives to deepen the library's connections and partnerships with faculty, students, and other centers on campus. This position will collaborate with a cohort of library staff dedicated to the development of sound pedagogical practices, inspirational teaching methods, innovative outreach programming, and critical attention to the development of digital literacy skills, and will join with a team of disciplinary experts to support and promote excellence in research, scholarship, artistic production, teaching and learning for all members of the academic community. The University of Virginia Library is committed to the values of respect, integrity, diversity & inclusion, collaboration, and innovation.
Internal Number: R0006907
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.