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Library Curricula Support Manager

Apply now Job no: 492790
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City
Categories: Office of the Provost, Drexel University

About Drexel

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Overview:

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.

Essential Functions:

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.

Required Qualifications:

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
Supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD or additional graduate education
Experience in designing and assessing curriculum; teaching experience

Physical Demands:

Sitting at a Desk or table.

Location:

University City

Additional Information:

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/

Special Instructions:

Please besure you upload your resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

 

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