Open Education Leadership Program 2022-2023

Jess Williams


Jess Williams (she/her/ella) is a first-gen academic librarian doing her darndest to lead her team with empathy, be a better ally, and put students first. Jess currently serves as the Assistant Director of Teaching & Learning at Texas State University Libraries, and she is passionate about student success, organizational culture, and creating spaces that facilitate authenticity and self-expression.

Jess’s background in instructional design and adaptive learning led her to become an advocate for OER. Her interests have since expanded to Open Pedagogy, the role of personal knowledge management in open knowledge, and creating inclusive learning materials.

Learn more about our work