The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.
Summary of Job Duties:
The Library Specialist for Digital Learning is responsible for learning and engagement through ideation, experimentation, and creation that positively impact the academic and professional success of all learners across all learning modalities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and will work collaboratively with a team with learner-centered library colleagues and campus partners to foster critical approaches to library teaching and learning with a specialized focus on digital learning.
Required Education and/or Experience:
A minimum of one (1) year experience providing learner support using technology.
A Master’s degree in library science, instructional design, education technology, applied communication, or curriculum and assessment.
Experience creating, maintaining, evaluating websites and using a wide variety of content management and delivery systems (e.g., WordPress, Blackboard Ultra, SpringShare, LibreText, Leganto, ThingLink, FlipGrid, etc.).
Experience using virtual/augmented reality, mobile technology in a learning environment.
Creates high-quality learning experiences with a specialized focus on digital learning strategies that support successful development of information literacy and research skills across the curriculum, co-curriculum, across learning modalities.
Supports library and cross-campus partnerships to ensure accessible, inclusive, and affordable learning content (as well as strategies) across multiple learning interfaces, modalities.
Supports library and cross campus partnerships to maintain the library’s web presence, engagement, and usability according to campus communication standards.
Develops appropriate assessment measures, tools as part of a culture of continuous improvement (e.g., web: usability testing, surveys, card sorting, focus groups, analytics; instruction: active learning strategies, polls, quizzes, etc.)
Monitors trends in digital, open pedagogies and emerging technology (learning tools) to continuously provide meaningful learner-centered, digital experiences.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
Commensurate with education and experience.
Submit Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Diversity Statement, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume