The University Libraries’ Instruction Specialist is an energetic, forward-thinking, creative, and highly collaborative information professional who works within the Libraries’ Teaching & Learning program area. The Instruction Specialist primarily assists library faculty in the teaching, development, implementation and delivery of library research and information literacy skills through teaching introductory courses, designing and delivering workshops, and developing online and other asynchronous teaching and learning resources.
Growing areas of focus that this position will support include high-enrollment first- and second-year courses and pre-college programs, including the Nebraska College Preparatory Academy and the Nebraska High School Users Program. This position serves as the coordinator of teaching across the high school programs and as coordinator for large-enrollment lower-level undergraduate courses in targeted, strategic areas (e.g., first-year writing, BSAD 220). In addition to coordinating teaching for these areas, the Instruction Specialist also serves as the primary teacher for information literacy sessions for first-year writing and BSAD 220, with potential additional opportunities in other areas.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation.