This position will provide an opportunity to experience managing a UW-Madison media collection library and providing instructional support (streaming video) for current L&S courses.  Training will be provided by the incumbent librarian who will be retiring at the end of the Fall semester. The position will work independently in the Spring semester.

Please apply through our Qualtrics application form: https://go.wisc.edu/86j605


50% Library PA Position: Fall 2019-Spring 2020

Department Overview: Learning Support Services (LSS) is a non-academic unit in the College of Letters & Science at UW-Madison. Since its earliest days as the Language Lab serving foreign language faculty, our primary mission at LSS has been to support faculty and instructional staff in accomplishing their mission to teach students. Over the years, LSS has become involved in other related activities, but this core instructional support mission remains.

Our Mission:

LSS supports the instructional mission of the College of Letters & Science by encouraging the use of technology for teaching and learning. To accomplish this, LSS provides up-to-date facilities, equipment, materials, training, and consulting to L&S faculty and teaching staff.

Our Library: 

Our L&S Media Collection, located in 259 Van Hise Hall, began in 1956 as the Labs for Recorded Instruction. It has grown to house an impressive circulating collection of video and audio materials for teaching and learning about foreign languages, cultures, and other L&S subjects. We also provide course-related video streaming services and maintain a large collection of freely available foreign language audio material. See Library & Media for more information.

Anticipated Start Date: Monday, September 30 or until the position is filled
Anticipated End Date (If Applicable): May 17, 2019
Anticipated Hours Per Week: 20 hrs/week
Schedule: Between 8 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday, to be determined after hire.
Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum: Wage:

$6,388.52 (9/30/19-1/17/20)

$9,175.00 (1/18/20-5/17/20)

Number of Positions: 1
Qualifications: Applicant must be a currently enrolled UW-Madison iSchool student. Preference will be given to students with advanced standing.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Interest in the use of technology in education
  • Experience in working with or knowledge about video/audio formats, film/media collections
  • Comfort with foreign language materials
  • Professional communication skills (written and oral); ability to communicate well with an internationally diverse faculty, instructional staff, students, and student employees
  • Service oriented
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Some supervisory experience
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.