Western Kentucky University seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor/ Electronic Resources Librarian in the Department of Library Technical Services. This is a ten month, tenure-eligible faculty position beginning on July 1, 2013 reporting to the Head, Department of Library Technical Services with collaborative report to the Head, Library Public Services.
Responsibilities include: facilitate the selection, acquisition, maintenance, access and licensing of electronic resources. Develops policies and procedures for managing electronic resources and oversees licensing and compliance, tracking status, access and other technology issues. Prepares statistical reports on usage. Chairs the library-wide committee for electronic resources. Assists with institutional repository and other digital initiatives. Shared responsibilities for reference and instructional services. Performs other related duties as assigned. Research, service, and publication required for promotion and tenure…
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2012 and continue until filled. Salary: $46,000 minimum. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three professional references to:
Deana Groves, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Library Technical Services
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11067
Bowling Green, Kentucky, 42101-1067
The Library seeks an individual who has a vision for instruction, outreach, and library service that is student-centric. The candidate will teach a required 2-unit Information Literacy class as well as course-integrated instructional sessions. The candidate must be able to create and grow an outreach and marketing program that will require engagement with students, faculty, and staff.
Librarians are tenure-track faculty, and will have to meet the Retention, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) requirements for scholarship and service.
Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian.
Applicants expecting to be considered at this time must have all materials arrive in the Human Resources Office by close of business day on November 19, 2012 to receive priority consideration for the position. A review of applications will begin November 20, 2012 and the review period may end at any time thereafter.
(The California Maritime Academy, http://www.csum.edu, is a specialized campus of the California State University (CSU) system and serves a population of approximately 950 students.)
“Provides general and specialized reference and research services for the NDSU Libraries (Fargo, ND), provides instruction/information literacy services, is responsible for collection development in the humanities and acts as liaison to relevant academic departments, actively engages in professional development and other scholarly activities, and completes other projects and duties as assigned…
This entry-level position requires:
- an accredited M.A., M.S., M.L.S., or M.L.I.S.
- demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and colleagues
- demonstrated familiarity with current and emerging technologies for teaching and learning
- internet, word processing, database and spreadsheet skills
- strong oral and written communication skills.
- graduate or undergraduate degree in a humanities discipline
- collection development and liaison experience
- reference experience
- instruction (teaching or training) skills
- demonstrated potential for engagement in scholarly activities
- involvement or willingness to become involved in appropriate professional organizations.
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Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.