Omaha, NE: Assistant Professor/Online Learning and Education Librarian, University of Nebraska Omaha

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Application Deadline: ongoing

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library is looking for an innovative Online Learning and Education Librarian. The right candidate will enjoy collaborating with partners both within the library and across campus, and will take a user-centered approach towards their work.

Reporting to the director of Research and Instruction Services, the Online Learning and Education Librarian develops student-centered online learning tools, resources, and services; works with faculty and staff to integrate online learning modules into course curricula across the disciplines; and investigates new technologies that will improve library services to distance learners and other remote users. Additionally, the Online Learning and Education Librarian provides library instruction and research assistance both online and in person; maintains team-based working relationships with colleagues in the department, library, and the university; participates in collection development and library liaison responsibilities in assigned subject areas; and fulfills requirements of faculty status in the areas of librarianship, scholarly activities, and service. Subject area responsibilities include College of Education and others as assigned.

About the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, UNO is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based om race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identify, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and E-Verify employer.

The University has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from member of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for these positions.

Position will remain open until filled.

Salary Range: $48,000 – $52,000

For additional information and to apply for this position, visit https://unomaha.peopleadm/postings/6456 Please include cover letter, CV and references.

Required Qualifications

ALA accredited MLS degree. Minimum of one year experience with information literacy or library instruction in an academic or research library. Familiarity with Canvas or other Learning Management Systems. Experience with the application of new technologies in instruction, and with the design and implementation of online information literacy tutorials. Ability to provide research services in a wide range of subject areas. Broad understanding of both print and electronic reference sources and the impact of technology on libraries. Successful project management in a collaborative environment. Ability to set and attain goals effectively. Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal, communication and written skills. Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with staff and the university community. Must be flexible and capable of working individually as well as in teams in a changing library environment.