The Experiential Learning & Education Librarian serves as the liaison to the College of Education. This position provides experiential learning opportunities, through ideation, experimentation, and creation in both formal and informal settings, that positively impacts the academic and professional success and retention of current and future UTA students.
Collaborates with external K12 partners and those from across campus to develop experiential learning curricula and programming (both formal and informal) that positively impact the academic and professional success of current and future students through ideation, experimentation, and creation. This includes providing instructional opportunities related to maker, digital, and information literacy. Supervises peer educators and GRAs and develops pedagogical approaches that utilize these students to increase the capacity for and effectiveness of grant-funded programming targeting future UTA students. Develops and maintains a working, interactive, and dynamic relationship with faculty, students, and staff in assigned disciplines and programs. Develops and maintains online teaching materials and guides and participates in digital learning initiatives. Extends services through office hours and social media. Performs other duties 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.
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.