Saturday , January 28 2023

Texas State Jobs – Digital Resource Professional

Website State of Texas

Job Description:

The Digital Resource Professional’s role encompasses the general area of learning facilitation by providing research assistance, information and digital literacy instruction, and reference services in a variety of modalities (in person, phone, chat, email, asynchronous and synchronous online, via the learning management system). Through ongoing professional development builds and maintains skills and subject expertise in the identification, evaluation, selection and specialized instruction of digital resources. Develops, coaches, and monitors part-time reference staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans, designs and teaches research instruction incorporating information and digital literacy learning objectives
  • Liaison with academic departments and faculty to maintain and development a current and relevant digital collection that supports student learning and specific programs or courses
  • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
  • Evaluates, recommends, introduces and maintains innovative technology to assist with student learning and success
  • Performs a variety of administrative and operational support functions for assigned Develops and implements innovative programming to support the learning needs of the students and faculty, including establishing and maintaining a synchronous/asynchronous online presence
  • Coaches and develops others
  • Liaison with academic departments and individual faculty to provide support for student research
  • Design and maintain online research tutorials and guides
  • Instructs and assists students, faculty and community members in locating, evaluating and accessing the wide selection of digital resources in the library
  • Provides class, group and individual research assistance for special assignments and research papers in a variety of formats: individual consultations, group/class instruction, embedded as a resource in face to face, hybrid and online courses

Job Requirements:

Required: Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution, and at least 5 years recent related experience.

Job Details:

Company: State of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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