The Health Sciences Librarian provides a wide range of services to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation through support of research consultations, outreach events, face to face and online information literacy instruction sessions, and work with other librarians to meet the unique needs of our online nursing students.
Extends services through office hours, embedded librarianship, and social media. Provides active and experiential learning opportunities in the Libraries' classroom and creative spaces. Develop curriculum that integrates Libraries' resources, information literacy, and experiential learning into courses. Develops and maintains a working, interactive, and dynamic relationship with faculty, students, and staff in assigned disciplines. Develops and maintains online teaching materials and guides and participates in digital learning initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's degree from an accredited institution. Computer literate and technologically adept. Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel. Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.
Master's degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program or a related graduate degree. Experience with integrating active learning, information literacy, and experiential learning into curricula. Experience with outreach and marketing services to students and faculty. Experience with developing and providing professional development related to teaching and learning to librarians and library staff. Experience providing impactful services and instruction in online environments. Familiarity with evidence-based practice and health sciences trends and topics, including evidence-based practice and HIPAA. Familiarity with systematic review publishing and the grant writing process. Knowledge of information literacy theory and practice, various teaching methodologies, and research related to pedagogy and learning. Experience with current and emerging technologies and their application in academic libraries, including Springshare products, integrated library systems, ILLiad, and teaching tools.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLSANDABILITIES: Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds. Ability to foster a positive working environment and model the Libraries' values through daily actions and behaviors. Ability to innovatively use technology and evidence-based decision-making practices to develop and implement best practice for curriculum development that incorporates active and experiential learning for both online and in-person populations. Advanced project planning and management skills. Ability to lead, cultivate, and empower staff. Effective time management skills. Advanced customer experience skills. Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills. Ability to pay attention to detail. Ability to transfer and apply knowledge and experience to new situations. Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions. Ability to excel in a
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.