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The LPC maintains a list of jobs that incorporate library publishing roles. To be included in this list, the position must be located administratively in a library, or report directly to a library-based supervisor. The primary function(s) of the position must directly engage in the creation, dissemination, and/or curation of scholarly, creative, and/or educational works. Administrative positions that do not directly engage in these functions may be included if they include supervisory responsibility primarily for employees who are performing these functions.

Job Title: Assistant Professor – Digital Engagement LibrarianDepartment: Criss LibraryEssential Functions: The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) seeks an enthusiastic individual for the position of Assistant Professor / Digital Engagement Librarian. The University and Library have a strong commitment achieving diversity. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, women, and persons of color.  The Digital Engagement Librarian creatively collaborates with and supports faculty, students, and community members involved in digital scholarship and digital projects. Participates in the development of digital projects and collections by providing a full range of instruction and sustainability services and best practices. Responsible for consulting with faculty, staff, and students from across the university on projects related to digital publishing and digital exhibitions, as well as on emerging forms of digital scholarship. This position will provide outreach services through instruction and research consultations, and will act as a liaison to university & community partners & outside vendors when appropriate. Will also recruit, train & supervise student assistants when needed. Fulfills requirements of faculty status in the areas of librarianship, scholarly activities, and service.
Additional Duties:  
Other Job Responsibilities:
• Develops and maintains current knowledge of advances in digital scholarship, information technology’s impact on libraries and archives, and other areas related to this position. Applies knowledge to continuously improving and advancing digital archives and digital project skills.
• Participates in department, library, and university planning.
• Develops and documents processes and procedures; periodically reviews and revises processes and procedures as needed.
• Accepts and implements other duties as assigned.
Faculty Responsibilities: 
• Serves on library and/or university committees.
• Participates in cross-departmental projects within the library.
• Participates in professional activities, professional development, and scholarly research and publication activities as outlined in the “Guidelines on Appointment, Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Recommendations for Faculty Members of the University Library”.
Required Qualifications:    
ALA accredited MLS degree or Master’s degree in Digital Humanities, History, Archives, or equivalent. Minimum of 1 year experience with instruction (experience prior to completion of graduate degree acceptable). Background in and knowledge of digital scholarship, collections, and services. Familiarity with best practices around digital preservation, open access, copyright, and accessibility as they relate to digital humanities and/or digital publishing projects. Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of tasks and multiple priorities. Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, organize and complete projects. Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships. Must be flexible and capable of working successfully individually as well as in teams in a changing library environment.
Preferred Qualifications:    
Experience with information literacy or library instruction in an academic or research library (experience prior to completion of graduate degree acceptable). Second earned graduate degree.
Physical Demands:    
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly sits; may stand, walk. See, hear, speak and use of hands.
Work Environment:    
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly works indoors in a library office setting. Noise level is low to moderate.
Salary: Negotiable
Special Instructions to Applicants:    
Supplemental Questions
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* How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
* Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
* Are you available to work weekends?
Documents Needed To Apply:
Required Documents
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
Letter of Recommendation