Learning Resource Design Librarian
University of Nebraska Lincoln Job Location: Nebraska Date Created: 06-10-2016
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
Learning Resources Design Librarian
Assistant or Associate, Tenure Leading
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries is embarking on an exciting period of transformation, shifting from a collections based environment to focusing on access services, student and faculty engagement and user experience. We are recruiting individuals with a spirit of innovation, creativity, and a diverse skill set to implement learning theory and pedagogy into the curriculum and learning spaces.
The Learning Resources Design Librarian faculty position will fill our core instruction team with the ability to plan, connect, collaborate, and assess learning and curriculum design that will impact collaboration across campus colleges and departments. This 12-month, tenure-track position follows the scholar-practitioner model providing liaison responsibilities with departments in the social sciences area. Both entry-level and experienced librarians are encouraged to apply. The Learning Resources Design Librarian reports to the Chair of Research and Instructional Services. In addition, this individual will:
* Work with a team of librarians and faculty to initiate, redesign and develop collaborative courses, modules, spaces, and research that support active learning pedagogy and curriculum design.
* Lead and identify opportunities to implement and support emerging literacies instruction in alignment with campus curricular priorities.
* Liaise with the academic faculty and committees to incorporate information literacy theory into student success initiatives
* Train and support librarians and faculty to utilize technology and understand pedagogy in the classroom and in the online environments.
* ALA accredited master's degree in library or information science, or an instructional design or related equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience.
* Teaching or training experience in traditional and online environments.
* Evidence of effective collaborative efforts involving diverse faculty, library staff, students or other campus stakeholders.
* Experience with best practices in information literacy instruction and instructional design.
* Evidence of active engagement in research and the desire to meet tenure and promotion requirements.
* Experience collaborating with faculty on information literacy initiatives for undergraduates, including teaching library instruction sessions in technology rich spaces.
* Evidence of incorporating new and emerging technologies into information and digital literacy instruction, e.g. ACRL Framework.
* Knowledge of learning theory and pedagogy in teaching
* Experience working in an academic or research library, or in a research environment.