· Systematically integrate knowledge about teaching and research at MIT into an evolving library instruction program.
· Lead the development of a library T&L program that builds the teaching skills of library staff, supports faculty who are teaching with technology, and brings research into practice.
· Align the Library’s instruction program with major MIT initiatives, such as online and blended learning, as well as pedagogical approaches being developed in the sciences, engineering, social sciences and humanities.
· Develop collaborative relationships with programs and offices that are constructing the future of education at MIT.
· Assist library colleagues supporting all disciplines to implement high-impact teaching plans for both in-person and online learning.
· Establish a sustainable assessment regimen for the instruction program that gives insight on program impact and drives continuous improvement.
· Use knowledge of national and international trends in T&L to inform local planning.
· Serve as liaison to interdisciplinary programs in the humanities and social sciences, primarily Comparative Media Studies/Writing (CMS/W).
· Support those communities through outreach, instruction, reference and collections work.
· Connect liaison work and relevant CMS/W scholarship with the instruction program, instructional technology projects and instructional design.
· Master’s degree in information and library science or other relevant field.
· Experience teaching in higher education.
· Successful program development and evaluation.
· Experience working with faculty to integrate technology in face-to-face, blended and online teaching environments.
· Facility, mastery, and independent exploration of a range of technologies and pedagogical practices relevant to teaching and learning.
· Ability to work effectively in a shared decision-making environment: appropriately taking initiative or seeking guidance, working independently or collaboratively, coordinating projects, leading teams, and helping others succeed.
· Excellent skills for sharing information appropriately in multiple contexts.
· Evidence of successful coordination and collaboration across organizational boundaries.
· Evidence of potential to lead change and implement new services and work methods.
· Advanced degree or coursework in learning sciences, instructional design or other relevant field.
· Experience with educational research.
· Participation in course design and/or efforts aimed at assessing student learning.
· Project management experience or education.