Tisch Library at Tufts University has an exciting opportunity for a User Experience Librarian, a “job on the rise” in academic libraries! Please consider joining us as we continuously improve library resources and services:
User Experience Librarian, Tufts University, Medford, MA
The Research & Learning division at Tufts University’s
Tisch Library seeks an innovative and collaborative colleague for the position
of User Experience Librarian to continue our growth within the context of the
plan. This position will contribute to the development of the User
Experience & Student Success Department, which, along with the Collections
& Liaison Services and Digital Scholarship departments, make up the
Research & Learning division.
The User Experience & Student Success Department leads Tisch Library in building expertise in user experience enhancement and usability, online learning, first-year instruction, and outreach to historically underrepresented groups. The work of this department includes: designing usability testing for and assessing the user's experience of virtual and physical spaces and services; developing and supporting online learning objects and online services for all Tufts learners; providing leadership and direction for the website and LibGuides platform; and designing, developing, and implementing innovative programming for first-year instruction and outreach to historically underrepresented and marginalized groups as part of our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. To further this work, we are seeking a colleague who can complement, strengthen, and expand partnerships across library departments and with colleagues across the university to address barriers that limit access to library services, collections, programs, and spaces as Tufts strives to become an anti-racist institution.
This is a full-time, 12-month hybrid position.
A successful candidate will:
Please be aware that candidates who are invited to interview with the
search committee will be asked to provide a diversity statement in advance of
This position will report to the Head of User Experience &
This position will be hired at the rank of either Assistant or
Associate Librarian, with a salary range of $65,000-$75,000.
This is a full-time, 12-month hybrid position that includes both
in-person and remote work.
About Tisch Library:
Tisch Library supports three Tufts’ Schools – Arts & Sciences,
Engineering, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts – providing collections,
expertise, and technology-rich environments to assist the Tufts community in
teaching, learning, research, and the creation and dissemination of
About Tufts University:
Tufts is a student-centered research university dedicated to the creation and application of knowledge. We are committed to providing transformational experiences for students and faculty in an inclusive and collaborative environment where creative scholars generate bold ideas, innovate in the face of complex challenges, and distinguish themselves as active citizens of the world.
Please submit a Cover Letter and CV/Resume at: https://jobs.tufts.edu/jobs/17745?lang=en-us