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Systems & User Experience Librarian, Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston)

The Douglas D. Schumann Library & Learning Commons at the Wentworth Institute of Technology seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative Systems & User Experience Librarian. The position develops and implements technologies and services that enhance the user experience and user access to online library resources and technologies. The Systems & UX Librarian is a tech-savvy professional who reports to the Director of the Library. Duties include

• Relationship building with partners throughout the WIT community to promote Library technology services and to help the library incorporate our services and expertise into teaching and learning

• Management and development of the library website, including content strategy, information architecture, and a web style/accessibility guide

• Configuration and support of electronic library resources and services, including statistical reporting and management of workflows for ongoing maintenance of web products and services

• Overall responsibility for the management of the Technology Sandbox (a makerspace housed in the Library), including supervision of the co-op and work/study students who staff the Sandbox

• Ongoing assessment of library technology services

• Participation in library planning and service on library-wide committees, task-forces, and project teams

In addition, the position collaborates closely with the Fenway Library Organization (FLO) consortium and with the Division of Technology Services.

Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. Alternate educational qualifications may be considered in conjunction with requisite experience.

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a nationally ranked 4-year university which focuses on an interdisciplinary curriculum that combines rigorous studies with practical learning experiences. Academic programs include engineering, design, architecture, construction management and computer science. Wentworth also grants master’s degrees in eight programs, including architecture, engineering, construction management and technology management. For some programs, students can earn their degrees online and in hybrid environments, and library services are expected to be delivered to remote students and faculty at the same level of quality and priority as services which are delivered in-house. The Systems & User Experience Librarian will be expected to function independently, take initiative, and set goals and priorities in a dynamic environment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Master’s degree in Library Science. One-three years of related experience.  Experience in an academic library setting is preferred.

Wentworth is an AA/EEO employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Full/Part Time

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2019-02-13 |  Quick link to this job