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The manager develops the Libraries’ strategic assets relating to building metaliteracy skills in multiple information, data, web, and media formats. The manager leads a team of 2-4 librarian direct reports and 2-3 matrixed librarians to collaboratively work with faculty, librarians, and other learning community partners to efficiently integrate literacy skills within a wide variety of discipline-specific areas in curricular and co-curricular settings.
Inspire and recruit faculty partners to integrate metaliteracy outcomes into assignments and curriculum through a range of faculty-librarian cooperative solutions that emphasize active learning and critical thinking. Develop and deepen relationship with the University Center for Teaching and Learning and other campus units to support faculty teaching and student learning to expand curricular and co-curricular academic support through partnerships with the Libraries.
Manage both direct reports and a matrixed team of librarians and library staff who engage with faculty and other partners; ensure the program models effective pedagogical practice by building a community of continued learning and collaboration among team members. Manage knowledge base of curricular activities and disciplinary-focused metaliteracy definitions as assets that show evidence of advancing one or more informacies/literacies/understanding of the knowledge creation cycle.
Contribute to the Libraries’ Liaison program and serve as Libraries’ subject specialist for an assigned academic department or college/school. Contribute professionally through participation in campus activities, external service, and/or publication and presentation.
Articulate the expectations of the Curricula Support program and success metrics, and design and develop the program’s initial services, guides, tools, and training. Assess impact of programmatic outputs on student academic success through data collection, formal feedback, and indirect measures.
Education: Master’s Degree
Major/Discipline: Library or Information Science
4 years experience.
Other requirements: (eg: Licenses, Certifications, Systems Knowledge, etc.):
Understanding of current issues in pedagogy and life-long learning
Demonstrated managerial leadership
PhD or additional graduate education
Experience in designing and assessing curriculum; teaching experience
Sitting at a Desk or table.
This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of L. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, go to https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/
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