Tocker Open Education Librarian (Assistant Librarian)

at University of Texas Libraries (view profile)
Location Austin, Texas
Date Posted January 23, 2020
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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UT Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, service-oriented, and highly motivated individual to serve as the Tocker Open Education Librarian. This position will build on existing work and relationships to lead the planning, implementation, and assessment of the UT Austin open education program. This position will coordinate the Libraries open education services, including collaborating with faculty, students, staff, and administrators across the university to promote the adoption and creation of open and affordable course content, and assisting faculty in identifying appropriate open educational resources (OER) and support materials. This position will also promote best practices for digital accessibility, archiving, assessment, attribution, and resource sharing of OER in collaboration with other Libraries units. The Tocker Open Education Librarian will actively contribute to the UT Libraries overall scholarly communications program which includes open access, repositories, research data services, copyright, and open education.

This 5-year term-limited position, which reports to the Head of Scholarly Communications, was made possible with a generous grant from the Tocker Foundation.

Please note, the date of first review for this position will be Monday, February 17, 2020.