Sunday, October 28, 2012

Education/Assessment Librarian

Slippery Rock University invites applications for a full time, tenure track librarian position beginning August 2013. This is a nine month per year position and provides competitive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities:  The Education/Assessment Librarian serves as liaison to the College of Education and is responsible for developing and coordinating collaborative library assessment initiatives. This position also serves as liaison to assigned departments within the College of Health, Environment and Science, and participates in a rotation for providing reference services.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent and a minimum of two years of professional experience. Degree in education or K-12 teaching certification. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, students, faculty, staff, and general library users. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in multiple formats to diverse audiences. Ability to balance multiple projects and set priorities. Perceived ability to meet the academic and scholarly requirements for tenure. Demonstrated commitment to the education of diverse populations. Successful completion of an on-campus interview, including a presentation on a topic to be determined by the search committee.

Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in education. Degree in science and/or related professional experience. Professional experience with assessment and demonstrated analytical skills. Professional experience in higher education. Effective teaching skills. Strong collection management skills. Familiarity with electronic and traditional reference resources and trends.

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position.   Please submit them to:

Ms. Heather Getsay, Chair
Education/Assessment Librarian Search Committee
Bailey Library
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA  16057

For inquiries contact: or (724)738-2665

Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 25, 2013. Background investigation required for employment.  Slippery Rock University is a member of the State System of Higher Education and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Visit our web page at  TTY@724-738-4881

Slippery Rock University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all.  Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation.  Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

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