Slippery Rock University: Education & Instructional Materials Center Librarian

Slippery Rock University

Position: Education & Instructional Materials Center Librarian

Deadline: Open until filled.

Slippery Rock University's Bailey Library is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank to begin fall 2008 or sooner depending on availability. This is a full faculty tenure track position offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) of APSCUF. The CBA can be found at http://www.apscuf.org/print/TABLEOFCONTENTS.htm. The nine month per year contract is typically supplemented with an additional summer school contract.

Job Description: The Education & Instructional Materials Center Librarian serves as liaison to the College of Education and is responsible for directing the operations of the Instructional Materials Center (IMC). This position is responsible for planning, collection management, and creation of policy in the IMC as well as supervision of the IMC staff. The Center includes both print and non-print materials, primarily for the pre-K through twelfth grade levels. In addition to instruction provided to the College of Education, this position also currently provides a one credit hour information literacy course to the general college population. This position is also responsible for rotation on the reference desk, including occasional evenings and weekends.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited institution or the equivalent from a foreign university and a minimum of two years of professional experience are required. Candidates are also required to have web design skills, effective teaching skills, supervisory skills, strong collection management skills, and demonstrated experience with information literacy instructional design and implementation. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the education of diverse populations. Preference will be given to applicants with an education degree, academic experience, reference experience, and experience working with budgets. Successful completion of an on-campus interview, including a presentation demonstrating required skills on a topic to be determined by the search committee, is also required. As a tenure track position, the successful candidate must be willing to meet the academic and scholarly requirements for tenure.

Application Procedure: Send letter of interest, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts required before hiring) and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references (one of whom must be a current or previous supervisor) to:

Ms. Cathy Rudowsky and Ms. Del Hamilton, co-chairs
Education & Instructional Materials Center Librarian Search Committee Bailey Library
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
For inquires contact: catherine.rudowsky@sru.edu (724) 738-2657 or del.hamilton@sru.edu (724) 738-2662

Review of applications will begin by January 21, 2008 and continue until the position is filled. Background investigation required for employment. Slippery Rock University of PA is a member of the State System of Higher Education and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Visit our web page at www.sru.edu. TTY# 724-738-4881