The goal of this position is to contribute to creating learning opportunities consistent with the University's strategic plan for online education and a digital-first culture. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of shaping distance-education programs for one of the largest and best-ranked land-grant universities. This role will help change how Ohio State delivers education and will impact a world of learners.
The ODEE/Library Services Liaison will collaborate with instructional designers and instructors to provide solutions and best practices related to instructional materials (copyright considerations and evaluation, availability of library materials, open educational resources) and information literacy in online and hybrid courses. This work includes face-to-face consultations, evaluations and written feedback, writing and preparation of resources and materials, and participation in collaborative workshopping sessions.
The individual in this role would also be responsible for collaborating with instructional designers, other ODEE collaborators, and University Libraries partners to develop resources, templates, and professional learning (e.g., workshops or online training) for instructors, students, and staff related to instructional materials and information literacy in the context of online and hybrid instruction.
This role is meant to be a liaison, and maintain ongoing working relationships and communication, with the stakeholders from University Libraries who provide services or expertise relevant to online or hybrid instruction, including Copyright Services, Subject and Area Studies librarians, and the Teaching and Learning team.
The liaison will also be expected to engage in networking, research, and professional development to stay up to date on trends, concerns, and opportunities related to the intersection of online and hybrid education, copyright law, open educational resources, libraries, and information literacy.
Our goal is to foster a community of professionals with diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds who actively collaborate to support the mission of the Ohio State University. We are committed to personal and professional growth of individuals as they achieve their highest potential and support others along the way. In an ever-changing technology landscape our employees are flexible, innovative, and adept problem-solvers.
- Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience - One year of experience in a higher-education role related to copyright, library materials, or information literacy. - One year of experience in a role that involves providing consultation and preparing materials for instructors who are designing online courses. - Familiarity with current approaches related to information literacy in the context of college instruction. - Familiarity with current landscape of electronic library materials and open educational resources.
- Master of Library and Information Science degree, or Master’s degree in curriculum, instruction, or a related field. - Two or more years of experience collaborating with instructional designers and university instructors in the design and development of for-credit online courses. - Two or more years of experience working in a university library in a role related to copyright, library materials, or information literacy. - Experience with structured project management approaches (e.g., agile or waterfall) and tools (e.g., Jira or Microsoft Planner) to collaborate with teammates on complex, long-term projects. - Experience presenting library, copyright, or information literacy topics at a professional conference related to online teaching or higher education.
Target Salary: $19.44 - $23.75 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.