Assistant Professor, Geospatial Data and Programs Librarian

at University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries (view profile)
Published August 23, 2022
Location University Libraries, 1318 R St, 318 Love Library, P.O. Box 884100, Lincoln, Nebraska
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
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Education Requirements Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution (or international equivalent), or terminal degree in another discipline and relevant experience, by the time of appointment/position start.
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency Salaries will start at $61,200 minimum for assistant professors and $70,500 minimum for associate professors. Faculty are eligible for annual merit raises, with raises also at times of promotion in rank. All faculty in the UNL Libraries currently receive professional development funding of $1,500 per fiscal year, with the opportunity to request additional financial support. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides generous relocation support, including options that do not require new employees to pay expenses out of pocket.
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Working cooperatively with colleagues in Research Partnerships, Teaching Partnerships, Digital Strategies (including the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities), and across the UNL Libraries, the Geospatial Data and Programs Librarian will:
  • Promote and sustain the use of geospatial information in research and digital scholarship projects, through consultation, educational programming, and partnering with research teams
  • Provide support for geospatial data management, GIS training and tool acquisition, and geospatial data publishing, curation, and archiving
  • Serve as the UNL Libraries lead to the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal and contribute to the activities of the Geoportal
  • Participate in the Libraries’ tiered reference program in one or more areas of disciplinary and functional knowledge
  • Actively engage in antiracist work to develop inclusive excellence and redress systemic inequities
  • Contribute to the knowledgebase of the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement in line with a tenure-line faculty appointment
  • Participate in library, university, and professional service activities