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Assistant Visiting Professor, STEM Librarian

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Lovejoy Library

Job Title: Assistant Visiting Professor, STEM Librarian
Job Location: Edwardsville , IL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Library administration, librarian
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-02-12
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Visiting Professor, STEM Librarian

Lovejoy Library
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Hiring Unit
Library and Information Services

Job Description/Responsibilities
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.

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

Job Requirements

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

Information and Application Process Instructions

Source of Funds

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: lscatur@siue.edu

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 at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. 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.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

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