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Director of Hewes Library - Monmouth College

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:10am

Monmouth College invites immediate applications for the full-time, administrative staff position of Director of Hewes Library.  Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs/ Dean of the Faculty, the primary function of the Director of Hewes Library position is to promote excellence in service through proactive leadership and strategic administration in all aspects of the Hewes Library’s mission and function.  This full-time, twelve-month position also coordinates integration of emerging technologies into library services, fosters forward-looking collection development, and develops library initiatives that enhance student learning.  The Director of Hewes Library works collaboratively with other offices including Admissions, Finance, Student Affairs, and Academic Departments in support of the mission of the College. 

To review full description of duties and responsibilities, including qualifications and skills, please visit: https://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/_resources/pdf/about/employment/LIB-Library-Director.pdf

Competitive salary and liberal benefit package including health and retirement plans and tuition benefits for eligible dependents. 

Review of application materials will begin on March 31, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462. E-mail address:

Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other factors as prohibited by law. 

Monmouth College admits students of any race, religion, color, sex, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to Monmouth students. 

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates. 

Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below.  The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title IX and this policy. 

Stephanie Kinkaid 
Title IX Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level) (309)457-2272

Michelle Merritt
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
Room 126 Poling Hall (main level) 
(309) 457-2114

Any inquiries regarding Title VI or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title VI Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title VI and this policy.

Stephanie Kinkaid 
Title VI Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level) (309)457-2272

Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for additional information. 

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office
500 W Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
Telephone: (312)730-1560
Email:

Technical Services Coordinator - Illinois College

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:20pm

Illinois College is a residential, private liberal arts college located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 70 miles northeast of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 30 miles west of Springfield, the Illinois State Capitol. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. Illinois College promotes academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity through an increasingly diverse student population, currently comprised of 26 percent underrepresented students. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service, fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success.

Summary of Position

The Technical Services Coordinator supports the work of the library through preparing newly acquired materials for circulation, filling interlibrary loan requests, and providing patron service throughout the course of the day. The Technical Services Coordinator works closely with the Schewe Library team in order to provide timely, responsive, and patron-driven library services.

Essential Functions

The following list of duties is meant to be representative of the work performed in this position. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities. Daily needs and special projects may cause the weighting of any particular job duty to fluctuate for shorter or longer periods of time, but over the course of an academic year, the work being done will reflect the below weightings:

Materials Processing (40%)

  • Tracks, processes, and prepares new library items for circulation (including monographs, periodicals, and audio/visual material)
  • Reviews and updates the online public access catalog (OPAC) and integrated library system (ILS) with information pertaining to the above.
  • Processes the library's daily mail.
  • Ensures the most current copies of periodicals are displayed for patron use.
  • In partnership with library staff, withdraws deselected library materials from the stacks and from the library's OPAC and ILS (chiefly through the OCLC/WorldShare platform).
  • Repairs damaged items as needed.
  • Maintains records and statistics related to materials processing.
  • [Possibly] supervises 1-2 students to help with materials processing functions.

Interlibrary Loan (40%)

  • Orders the library’s interlibrary loan transactions, typically done through the OCLC/WorldShare platform.
  • Processes incoming and outgoing I-SHARE manifests when the Access Services Manager is unavailable to perform these duties.
  • Cross-trains library staff on interlibrary loan procedures.
  • Maintains records and statistics related to interlibrary loan transactions.

Patron Service & Miscellanea (20%)

  • Assists patrons at the Circulation Desk and throughout the library.
  • Provides technical and generalized help to patrons.
  • Assists with shelving materials.
  • Assists with supply ordering.
  • Attends meetings, training, and professional development.

Qualifications

  • Library Technical Assistant (LTA) certificate or post-secondary diploma; Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • One year of part-time or full-time library experience; more than one year of part-time or full-time academic library experience preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and to organize work involving conflicting demands.
  • Ability to complete work accurately, efficiently, and in a timely manner, with minimal supervision.
  • Service-oriented attitude with the ability to maintain effective relationships with college staff and library patrons.
  • Intercultural competency and the ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Applications received by Friday, March 16, 2018, will receive priority consideration
  • Salary range: $30,000-$32,000

To apply submit a cover letter, resume and list of references to the Office of Human Resources by or by mail to:

Office of Human Resources
Illinois College
1101 West College Avenue
Jacksonville, IL 62650
 
Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.

Director of Library Systems and Electronic Resources Librarian - University of Illinois Springfield

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:17am

Brookens Library at the University of Illinois Springfield seeks dynamic and highly motivated candidates for the position of Director of Library Systems and Electronic Resources Librarian. The successful candidate will serve as leader and manager for digital services and library systems operations, and sets strategic direction for the unit. Specific responsibilities include: Manage and evaluate workflows and services, and direct personnel processes for the area, including training. Operate as system administrator and as a resource person for faculty and staff on current or emerging library technology, and in selecting or using specialized software. Provide statistical, usage and narrative reports as required, and participation in policy and strategic planning decisions as a member of the Library Management Team.

Requirements: Master's in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution and two or more years of relevant information technology experience in an academic or research library. Experience with supervising full-time staff. Ability to work independently and to achieve outcomes in a collaborative environment. Strong customer service orientation with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated project management skills.

Prefer: Experience with an openURL link resolver, proxy server, and electronic resources management. Experience with technology troubleshooting and problem resolution. Strong working knowledge of SQL including the ability to create, edit, and run queries using Access or other reporting tools.

Department: Brookens Library supports teaching, learning and community at the University of Illinois Springfield. We offer a collaborative, fast-paced work environment that is focused on providing innovative services and resources to our students, faculty, and staff.

Campus: Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three campuses of the University of Illinois system. The UIS campus serves approximately 5,000 students in 20 graduate and 31 undergraduate programs. The academic curriculum of the campus emphasizes a strong liberal arts core, an array of professional programs, extensive opportunities in experiential education, and a broad engagement in public affairs issues of the day. The campus offers small classes, substantial student-faculty interaction, and a rapidly evolving technology enhanced learning environment. Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Thirty percent of majors are in undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning. You are encouraged to visit the university website at http://www.uis.edu<http://www.uis.edu/> and the Brookens Library website at http://library.uis.edu/.
UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community. Persons with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

For a complete position description or to apply, please go to the UIS Employment site. Applications will be considered until the position is filled or the search is terminated; search committee will begin reviewing applications on March 5, 2018. Anticipated starting date: on or before June 1, 2018.

IFSI Burn Simulation and Recovery Workshop

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:09pm

The CARLI Preservation Committee is sponsoring a Burn Simulation and Recovery Workshop on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 8:30am - 4:15pm at the Illinois Fire Service Institute in Champaign.  

This workshop will include presentations by a fire professional, hands-on fire extinguisher training, burn simulation, and practice recovery of library materials.  Jennifer Teper, Bud Velde Preservation Librarian and Head of Preservation Services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will lead the salvage and recovery discussion and exercise. 

Location:
Learning Resource and Research Center (LRRC) - Room 10
Illinois Fire Service Institute
11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820

Directions
Parking Map

Parking is free. Please park in visitors parking which is noted within the red box on the parking map. If the visitors parking area is full, we have permission to park elsewhere in the IFSI lot.

Workshop attire:
This workshop will take place, rain or shine. Portions of the day are outside, so please wear appropriate attire. Casual clothing is recommended. Long pants and closed-toe, sturdy shoes are required.

Registration: 
To register, please click on the "Register" tab above. Due to limited space, all registrants will be placed on the waitlist and will receive an email from CARLI when registration is changed from WAITLIST to REGISTERED. 

Registration is initially limited to 2 people per CARLI member library.

If registration is not full on May 1, CARLI will open registration to those on the waitlist.

Registration will close June 1, 2018.

Agenda:  
08:00 - 08:30 AM Check in with coffee/tea
08:30 - 09:30 AM Working with fire professionals discussion from a fire professional 
09:30 - 09:45 AM Break
09:45 - 10:45 AM Classroom fire extinguisher training
10:45 - 11:45 AM Hands-on fire extinguisher training

11:45 - 12:45 PM

Lunch and viewing of Cook County Administrative Building Fire Investigation video

12:45 - 01:15 PM Salvage/recovery discussion - Jennifer Teper

01:15 - 04:00 PM

Fire professionals create a burn, respond and put out the fire, attendees practice recovery

04:00 - 04:15 PM Wrap-up Q&A

If you have any questions about this program, please contact the CARLI Office.

Digital Production Services Manager - Illinois State University

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 2:36pm

The Digital Production Services Manager oversees a portfolio of digital library projects and provides the leadership and technical expertise needed to complete projects successfully. This position works collaboratively with library staff and external clients to identify, plan, and produce digital content from primary source materials. The Digital Production Services Manager determines the priorities of the Milner Digital Center and determines appropriate digitization techniques, technical standards, and workflows, including imaging, post-capture processing, quality control, optical character recognition, and digital file management. The position supervises the digital imaging specialists and student assistants. The position works collaboratively with librarians on digital asset platform management and on metadata creation. This position also takes an active role in administering sponsored projects related to digital initiatives.  

The Milner Digital Center develops, manages, and produces digital content by digitizing analog and audio-visual materials and objects from curated collections in support of academic programs, exhibits, and library and university initiatives  

Required Qualifications:    

  • Advanced degree (i.e., master's degree) in a relevant field, i.e. communication arts, arts technology, library and information science, etc. 
  • At least 3 years of full-time work experience performing highly complex digital imaging and editing activities according to national standards and best practices. 
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, organize, and complete digital projects. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work quickly, accurate, and flexibily in a service and production-oriented environment. 
  • Experience manipulating and processing digital materials using Adobe Photoshop, Audacity, Soundbooth, AcrobatPro, PremierPro, ColorPony, and other creative arts production software 
  • Knowledge of US copyright law as it pertains to reproduction and reformatting. 
  • Understanding of common technical metadata standards for digital collections. 
  • Familiarity with conversion or reformatting processes and tools for older media, such as VHS and film. 
  • If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.  

Preferred Qualifications:    

  • Supervisory experience is strongly preferred 
  • Experience in teaching and training digital technologies to staff and student assistants 
  • Successful experience in coordinating large projects with multiple stakeholders 
  • Experience with externally sponsored projects 
  • Familiarity with project management tools and workflows 
  • Experience with large format imaging and printing 
  • Experience working with archival and/or special collections materials in a research, library, or cultural heritage environment.
  •   

Required Licenses/Certifications/Degrees:    

Advanced degree (i.e., master's degree)

First Level Supervisor:  

Associate Dean  

Department  

Milner Library - 08900000  

Organizational Relationships:

Reports to Associate Dean, who reports to Dean of Milner Library, who reports to Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost.  

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises 2 full-time Civil Service employees and several student assistants  

Work Environment/Dynamics:

The work hours for the position are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. The Milner Digital Center is an active, non-public space with many fragile and rare materials and a variety of equipment common to the work of library digitization programs. Some required resources are located outside the immediate work area. Equipment related to digitization projects can create office temperatures in excess of 75 degrees. Library materials may contain dust or mold and weigh up to twenty pounds.  

Mandatory Physical Requirements

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation: 

  • Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis. 
  • Ability to work for extended periods at computer workstation. 
  • Ability to distinguish colors on a monitor. 
  • Ability to use a computer in day-to-day work (i.e. type on a keyboard and use a mouse). 
  • Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus. 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of concentration. 
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs, to climb and stand on small step stools, and have adequate mobility to retrieve items located on tall shelves.  

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Assistant University Librarian for Administrative Services - University of Chicago

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 1:13pm

The Assistant University Librarian for Administrative Services provides vision, leadership, and coordination for the University of Chicago Library’s administrative services including the oversight of financial management services, grants and contracts, business services, facilities management, and human resources management including management of the Budget Office, Library Facilities, and Human Resources.

The Assistant University Librarian for Administrative Services is responsible for ensuring effective and efficient utilization of the financial, facilities, and human resources of the Library. The position provides leadership and direction for planning the allocation of new resources and reallocation of existing resources, for both long- and near-term facilities planning, and for human resources operations, employee relations, and staff development.

Reporting directly to the University Librarian and serving as a member of the Library’s senior leadership, the Assistant University Librarian for Administrative Services works collaboratively to develop and implement library priorities that align with the mission and vision of the University, and contributes to Library-wide strategic planning, resource management, policies, and assessment.

The position works closely with divisional and departmental managers to facilitate departmental planning for budget, staffing, and physical space needs and supports the collaborative development of policies and procedures.

The position represents the Library on various University committees and ad hoc groups and in local, regional and national arenas and works closely with other University offices and leaders to ensure the Library's administrative functions are in alignment with University policies, operations, initiatives, and strategic directions.

The successful candidate must have an ALA-accredited MLS or an equivalent combination of education and library experience; a minimum of five years of proven leadership in managing units, departments, teams and projects in an academic research library, and seven years or more of advanced financial, administrative, management experience; and/or experience in human resources management; and/or purchasing and contracting.

The Search Committee will evaluate the candidate’s demonstrated organizational and analytical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively with others; demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with Library staff and University senior administrators in developing productive partnerships on campus and across institutions; experience with hands-on financial/budget management in higher-education settings; ability to operate at a high level of decision-making, priority-setting, and leadership that includes working with complex situations and establishing cross-departmental and cross-divisional collaboration inside and outside the Libraries; familiarity with a unionized environment; and an advanced degree in management, accounting, or related fields.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and reference contact information. Applications must be submitted to https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, Requisition #03648 or via Quicklink: https://tinyurl.com/y7ragrww

Contact Shauna Babcock, Library HR, , with questions.

Review of applications will begin March 22, 2018. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Salary and Benefits

Appointment salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include retirement plan, insurance, and paid time off.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity /Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.

For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email with their request.

Reprint Desk Webinar for CARLI Libraries

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:20am

Attend the Reprints Desk Webinar on February 28 at 11 am Central Time to find out how CARLI member libraries can save on document delivery fees by using Reprints Desk. There is no cost to get started or maintenance fees and CARLI members receive a discount on all document delivery transactions. No service agreements or contracts are needed, and no set up fees.

This webinar will give a brief overview of its current services and look into the future. So if you are new user or a current one this brief webinar is for you.

Reprints Desk’s A-Z Academic Collection includes over 40,000  discounted copyrighted  journals  and 450,0000 Book Chapters. Reprints Desk is also a full service document supplier capable of delivering virtually any document that exists. Reprints Desk’s A-Z Academic Document Delivery Service is configurable to your workflow, whether it’s mediated ILL or unmediated patron or  • Full-text journal content 24/7 - any publisher, any article • Seamless integration with Rapid, Illiad and now IDS. Coming soon: Tipasa.

Register. This webinar will be conducted by Reprints Desk staff using WebEx.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 3:42pm

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic, proactive, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian.  

This is a temporary position and is available immediately.  The appointment will last for a period of twelve months. 

Reporting to the Interim Dean of Library and Information Services (LIS), the Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian, in collaboration with the Metadata Librarian and the Acting Director of Technical Services, will perform high level cataloging; develop recommendations for workflows; and provide training and support to paraprofessional cataloging staff.

The Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian also serves as part of a team providing research and reference services. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assesses cataloging workflows and procedures in collaboration with Technical Services librarians, recommending changes or workflow reorganization.
  • Performs original and complex adaptive cataloging of print and non-print resources including electronic resources, according to national standards.  Assists in ensuring that current holdings are accurately represented in the catalog.
  • Researches and assists in implementing cataloging rule changes and MARC record policy changes into existing workflows and procedures.  
  • Communicates changes to all catalogers and participates in staff training.
  • Participates in reference services

All LIS faculty and staff are responsible for working collaboratively to achieve University and LIS goals and objectives. 

Terms of Appointment

Full-time, 12-month term beginning Spring 2018.  

Salary

Competitive and determined by evaluating qualifications. Salary is dependent upon experience and credentials. Excellent benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an American Library Association accredited library or information school. 
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Experience with cataloging in an academic environment with an integrated library system.
  • Proven ability utilizing software for data organization and analysis (e.g., Excel, Access). 
  • Demonstrated fluent written and oral communication skills in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with OCLC and Exlibris Voyager
  • Working knowledge of serials and music cataloging, as well as rare materials description.
  • Ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects

Source of Funds

State

Application Process

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, contact information for three professional references, and copies/scans of all transcripts to to:  

Or by mail to:

Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian 
Library and Information Services 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1063
Edwardsville, Illinois  62026-1063 

Application Deadline

For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by February 21, 2018. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants.  The position will remain open until the position is filled. 
 
SIUE is a state university.  Benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online.  The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years.  This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.”  For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536. 
 

Assistant Visiting Professor, Scholarly Communications Librarian - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 3:36pm

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic, proactive, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Scholarly Communications Librarian.  

This is a temporary position and is available immediately.  The appointment will last for a period of twelve months.  In the future, the position may become a tenure-track position.  At that point, a national search will take place.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian is a visiting assistant professor who reports to the Interim Dean of Library and Information Services (LIS).  The Scholarly Communications Librarian will support the needs of scholarly communication and digital scholarship at SIUE. As a team member, the Scholarly Communication Librarian will work collaboratively with all LIS faculty during the year to complete defined projects in support of LIS’s goal of enhancing services related to Scholarly Communications at SIUE.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Educates faculty and students regarding traditional scholarship and scholarly communication innovations, including open access, open educational resources (OERs), intellectual property rights and copyright, publishing agreements, and compliance. 
  • Articulates and promotes the importance of contributing scholarship and creative activities to the SIUE Scholarly Publications and Repository of Knowledge (SPARK). 
  • Instructs faculty members about assessing the scholarly impact of their research and scholarship through the use of journal, author, citation, and alternative metrics. 
  • Mediates, maintains, and updates SIUE's digital commons/institutional repository, SPARK, through the Bepress platform.

All LIS faculty and staff are responsible for working collaboratively to achieve University and LIS goals and objectives. 

Terms of Appointment

Full-time, 12-month term beginning Spring 2018 with possibility of renewal.

Salary

We welcome early career librarians. Competitive and determined by evaluating qualifications. Salary is dependent upon post-MLS experience and credentials. Excellent benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • M.L.S. or equivalent degree in information science from an American Library Association-accredited library/information school.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university.
  • Demonstrated fluent written and oral communication skills in English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated work experience in an academic or research library.
  • Demonstrated record of course work in and knowledge of issues relating to scholarly communication, rights management, open access, and institutional repository platforms and software.

Source of Funds

State

Application Process

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, contact information for three professional references, and copies/scans of all transcripts to to:

Or by mail to:

Scholarly Communications Librarian
Library and Information Services 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1063
Edwardsville, Illinois  62026-1063 

Application Deadline 

For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by February 21, 2018. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants.  The position will remain open until the position is filled. 

SIUE is a state university.  Benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online.  The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years.  This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.”  For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536. 

Assistant Visiting Professor, STEM Librarian - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 3:08pm

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic, proactive, and service-oriented candidates for the position of STEM Librarian. 
 
This is a temporary position and is available immediately.  The appointment will last for a period of twelve months. In the future, the position may become a tenure-track position.  At that point, a national search will take place.

The STEM Librarian reports to the Interim Dean of Library and Information Services (LIS).  The STEM Librarian will serve as a subject liaison librarian for the School of Engineering and for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Liaison to the School of Engineering and for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics.
  • Direct support for teaching and learning through instruction/lab sessions, or workshops in traditional or online formats.
  • Provides in-depth research consultations and assistance as requested.
  • Creates subject based information resources including LibGuides and open resource materials.
  • Collaborate with LIS and/or teaching faculty to support information literacy learning goals and research.  
  • Provide reference services in all appropriate media, including individual and small group research consultation.
  • Participates in the selection of materials and resources in various formats to support both student learning and faculty teaching and research.
  • Engagement with users in areas of scholarly communication, including open access or e-Science. 

All LIS faculty and staff are responsible for working collaboratively to achieve University and LIS goals and objectives. 

Terms of Appointment

Full-time, 12-month term beginning Spring 2018 with possibility of renewal.

Salary

We welcome early career librarians. Competitive and determined by evaluating qualifications. Salary is dependent upon post-MLS experience and credentials. Excellent benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • M.L.S. or equivalent degree in information science from an American Library Association-accredited library/information school.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated work experience in an academic or research library
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in the use of library/information technology
  • Demonstrated fluent written and oral communication skills in English

Source of Funds

State

Application Process

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, contact information for three professional references, and copies/scans of all transcripts to to:

Or by mail to:

STEM Librarian
Library and Information Services 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1063
Edwardsville, Illinois  62026-1063 

Application Deadline 

For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by February 21, 2018. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants.  The position will remain open until the position is filled. 

SIUE is a state university.  Benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online.  The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years.  This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.”  For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536. 

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