University of Nebraska Omaha Portal | Assistant Professor - Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian
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"The Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian will promote the findability, adoption, adaptation, and assessment of open educational resources with faculty and staff. Successful candidates will have a strong understanding of trends and issues in OER and open pedagogy, including knowledge of open licensing, copyright, and fair use, and will be able to communicate these trends, issues, and knowledge to the campus community. The person in this role supports the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s goal to integrate open educational resources and open access textbooks into the curriculum; serves as the primary liaison to teaching faculty who want to adopt OER; and assesses needs in regards to OER approaches. The incumbent will serve as the chair for UNO’s grant program, Affordable Content Grants: OER@UNO, overseeing all grant and committee activities. In addition, the OER Coordinator will serve as a subject specialist to departments that match the candidate’s background. Subject Specialists provide library instruction and research assistance both online and in person; maintain team-based working relationships with colleagues in the department, library, and the university; participate in collection development and library liaison responsibilities in assigned subject areas; and fulfills requirements of faculty status in the areas of librarianship, scholarly activities, and service...."