Emerging Technologies Librarian, Texas A&M International University

By February 18, 2021

Website killamlibrary Texas A&M International University

The Emerging Technologies Librarian, under general supervision, performs professional tasks in one or more functional areas within the Library. Starting salary is $52,800. The first review of applications will be March 10, 2021.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, coordination and administration of RIO, Killam Library’s instance of Digital Commons.
  • Serve as the library resource for planning, development, troubleshooting, and coordination of digital tools, software and other library technology.
  • Teach and promote the library’s instructional program based on goals and strategies derived from professional library standards and frameworks for information literacy.
  • Maintains knowledge of, and engages in, continuous professional development to keep up with trends in emerging technologies, digital tools and scholarly communication issues.
  • Develop strategies for collaboration, program planning, and support for interdisciplinary digital projects and initiatives.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate sustainable services and policies that support open access, preservation and broad dissemination of University research and data.
  • Provide support for the Killam Library’s OER initiatives in collaboration with faculty, staff and campus stakeholders.
  • Partner with the Office of Information Technology and other campus departments to research, evaluate, recommend and test new technologies.
  • Serve as a liaison to the Office of Information Technology and other academic departments.
  • Attends meetings, participates in special projects and serves on committees relating to the library, the University, and consortia.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution. (REQUIRED)
  • Two years of related experience in an academic library setting. (REQUIRED)
  • Experience facilitating instruction or workshops with undergraduate and/or graduate students
  • Familiarity with scholarly communication, open access and open education.
  • Experience implementing or managing digital repositories
  • Knowledge of scholarly communications topics, trends, and technologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy practices.
  • Familiarity with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Digital collection management software, security, and public safety issues.
  • Plan, organize and manage responsibilities
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and research skills.
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Interact effectively and professionally with the general public.
  • Use basic print and electronic reference tools.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.

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