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Textbook Affordability Librarian, Assistant Professor (Contract Renewable)

Company: University Libraries
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Northern Colorado Libraries seeks a collaborative and engaged librarian to further develop, lead, and support efforts around-- -UNC--------s Affordable and Open Education Resources (AOER) initiatives-- -. This is a faculty contract renewable position that reports to the Head of Scholarly Communication. As a member of the-- -Scholarly Communication Department, the Textbook Affordability Librarian works closely with their department, within the Libraries, and the campus to create and expand partnerships to promote-- -open, free to students, and affordable course content-- - throughout the University of Northern Colorado.-- - As a public university committed to its community and social justice, the-- -UNC-- -Textbook Affordability Librarian plays a key role in supporting students by helping to remove unnecessary financial barriers and promoting both the equity and culturally responsive aspects of-- -AOER. The Textbook Affordability Librarian must be ready to and/or interested in professional development to successfully engage in the following activities:-- - -- --- - -- - -- - -- -Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and assessing the campus initiative by collaborating with campus partners and as a standing member of the-- -AOER-- -Committee.-- - -- --- - -- - -- - -- -Collaborate with instructors in the identification, adoption, creation, and assessment of open and affordable course content, and work with campus partners to evaluate and report on the impact of affordable and open educational resources.-- - -- --- - -- - -- - -- -Provide consultation services, workshops, online tools, and outreach related to-- -OER, free to students, and affordable course materials.-- - -- --- - -- - -- - -- -Coordinate-- -OER-- -state grant programs implemented at-- -UNC-- -and investigate additional funding opportunities to increase textbook affordability at-- -UNC.-- - The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, be able to communicate effectively, work collaboratively, and prioritize, manage and complete multiple projects at one time. This position offers opportunities for innovation in the areas of-- -AOER-- -and leadership. The individual in this position contributes to department scholarly communication projects and provides some general information literacy instruction and research consultations for our campus.-- - This is a faculty-level contract renewable position with an expectation of scholarly activity and/or service. Information about the University Libraries and the Scholarly Communication department is available at-- -https://www.library.unco.edu/-- -and-- --- -https://www.unco.edu/library/services/schol-comm/ PandoLogic. Keywords: Assistant Professor, Location: Washington, DC - 20037

Keywords: University Libraries, Washington DC , Textbook Affordability Librarian, Assistant Professor (Contract Renewable), Education / Teaching , Washington, DC

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