Online Learning Librarian

Laredo, TX
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Salary: $52,000
Created: November 10, 2021


The Online Learning Librarian, under general supervision, serves as a member of the Research & Assessment department. This individual will participate in the library’s information literacy program and provide support for faculty and students in the University’s online programs. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and deliver effective and inclusive online instructional plans and resources, using accessibility guidelines and principles, best practices in inclusive and equitable pedagogy, and relevant library and higher education standards.
  • Gather data to assess the quality and impact of online instruction services.
  • Raise awareness and increase use of library services and resources among online, hybrid, and/or remote students and faculty.
  • Teach and promote the library’s instructional program based on goals and strategies derived from professional library standards and frameworks for information literacy.
  • Collaborate with others and work individually to produce and maintain a variety of informational and instructional materials such as online tutorials and reference guides.
  • Collaborate with university faculty, staff, and students to promote and integrate information literacy.
  • Conduct research consultations.
  • Serve as a liaison to the Graduate School, eLearning, and other academic departments.
  • Attend meetings, participate in special projects, and serve on committees relating to the library, the University, and consortia, as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education – Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience designing and administering information literacy instruction and incorporating best pedagogical approaches to information literacy both in-person and virtually.
  • Familiarity with current and emerging trends in librarianship, specifically information literacy instruction and collection resources designed to support assigned liaison areas.
  • Experience with or interest in critical pedagogy.
  • Experience or familiarity with:
    • Media creation (video, audio, and visual)
    • Teaching through Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, etc.)
    • Open educational resources (OER)


Published: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 16:00 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 16:00 UTC