DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Reports to the Director of Research
Commons. The Humanities Librarian
is subject liaison for the Departments of English, Foreign Languages and
Literature, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology, and as such, teaches
information literacy and selects appropriate information resources in support
of the subject areas’ curriculum and research. The Humanities Librarian collaborates with other subject
librarians and participates in achieving departmental and library goals.
Consults with the liaisons of the
assigned departments with regard to collection development; teaches information
literacy classes for the assigned subject areas; creates teaching modules,
bibliographies, and other finding aids; provides reference service in person
and through various digital methods; works with the Technical Services
Department in the ordering of monographs, journals, online databases, etc.;
delivers library services and resources via the web and Blackboard; plans and
administers materials budgets; participates in writing proposals and securing
grants, particularly in the subject disciplines; generates scholarship and
performs professional service.
All Library and Information Services (LIS) faculty and staff are responsible
for working collaboratively to achieve University and LIS goals and objectives.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
: Assistant or Associate Professor, fiscal year appointment,
academic year tenure-track, continuing contract.
SALARY RANGE: Negotiable dependent upon credentials
and experience, with a minimum salary of $42,000. Excellent fringe benefits.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: M.L.S.
from an A.L A. accredited library school; minimum of one year experience in an
academic library; knowledge of library and digital information resources,
including online searching, bibliographic search systems, learning management
systems, and the Internet; excellent communication and interpersonal relations
skills; demonstrated ability to work independently and in a collaborative
environment; excellent teaching skills; demonstrated ability to meet LIS and
University standards in librarianship, scholarship and professional service in
fulfillment of tenure requirements; strong service orientation.
Two years of experience in an academic
library and a specialized degree or coursework in one or more of the related
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS
: Review of applications will begin November 8, 2012. Position will remain open until filled.
OF APPLICATION, RESUME, TRANSCRIPTS AND THREE CURRENT PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
Humanities Librarian Search Committee
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Library and Information Services
Campus Box 1063
Edwardsville, IL 62026
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discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the
basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.
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