Employment: Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Librarian, Emphasis in User Experience and Technology
Deadline: Applications due by 11:59:59 PM PST on October 7, 2019.
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology) for Chabot College in Hayward, California.
This position reports directly to the Division Dean.
The Librarian (with emphasis in User Experience and Technology) plays a key role in creating an excellent experience for both physical and virtual users of Chabot Library. The Librarian develops methodologies to measure changing student/faculty needs in library services, technology, and develops implementation plans for innovations that better reflect changing trends in student, faculty and staff needs. Continue reading
Employment: Research Librarian at Facebook
Facebook is currently seeking an individual to work on digital library systems and services as part of our Research Programs Team. They’re looking for a self-driven, talented individual who will be responsible for serving as the center of knowledge for the UX Research Team. Continue reading
Hiring: North Carolina A&T Assistant or Associate Professor, Graphic Design Technology
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019
The Department of Graphic Design Technology (GDT) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of graphics user experience, starting in August 2019. The appointment is expected to be at the assistant professor level. An appointment at a higher rank might be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants. In particular the Department is seeking qualified candidates who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program in the field of applications in user experience and/or optimal customer experience for commerce. Continue reading
Call for Participants – UW Veterans Climate Survey Creation
The University of Washington is looking for faculty, staff, and student veterans to participate in a focus group in April. The purpose of this focus group is to help create a campus climate study. Continue reading
Libraries Ready to Code Task Force Looking for Feedback from LIS Students on Infographics
YALSA (Young Adult Services Library Association) seeks LIS student input on an infographic they’re creating for the Libraries Ready To Code task force. YALSA’s rep is Megan Burton, one of our very own iSchool MLIS alums, and she welcomes your input on the survey, which can be accessed here.
Want more information on the Ready to Code project? Check that out here.
Atkins Fellows Summer Program
Priority Deadline February 4, 2019
Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is accepting applications for our Atkins Fellows summer program. Applications submitted by February 4 will receive first consideration. These fellowships are designed to give LIS students hands-on experience in an academic library.
What: UX Portfolio and Resume Meetup
When: Wednesday, May 14th from 6-8pm
Where: Aquent, 1109 North 36th Street, Seattle
Who: Hosted by UXPA (User Experience Professionals Association) Puget Sound
About the Panel & Portfolio Event
The event will feature a select panel of UX designers, researchers, and UX recruiters who will answer questions about getting into the field of UX (for entry-level) and about UX management issues (for more senior level). We will also have a 1-1 portfolio review from a UX professional and a UX recruiter. No one in Seattle (to my knowledge) has done this type of double event for the local UX community so attendance is important to ensure we can do this again. Continue reading