Position: Reference Librarian and First-Year Experience Coordinator (Tenure Track: Assistant Professor)
Deadline: Applications requested by August 10, 2007.
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library of The University of Montana is located in Missoula, in the heart of the Northern Rockies and tremendous recreational opportunities. Missoula also serves as the region's cultural center and is home to a growing number of nationally recognized writers and other artists.
The University of Montana has an enrollment of over 13,000 and provides a broad curriculum that strikes a balance between a strong liberal arts education and professional programs. The College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, the College of Technology, and seven accredited professional schools - Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts, Forestry and Conservation, Journalism, Law, and Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences - complete the University on the Missoula campus. Affiliated campuses include the College of Technology of The University of Montana, Helena; Montana Tech of The University of Montana, Butte; and The University of Montana Western, Dillon.
The University of Montana seeks a service-oriented, energetic Reference Librarian and First-Year Experience Coordinator for a 12-month tenure-track faculty position with rank of assistant professor.
Reporting to and under the general direction of the Head, Information & Research Services Division, this position is responsible for providing reference assistance and coordinating all aspects of first-year experience and lower-division general education library outreach under the auspices of the Library Instruction Program.
The Reference Librarian and First-year Experience Coordinator:
As a reference librarian, the successful candidate will serve as liaison to specific departments within The University of Montana, providing curriculum-integrated library instruction, collection development, and outreach to faculty. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned to meet the changing requirements and dynamics of the Information & Research Services Division and the Mansfield Library. Librarians are expected to participate in research and service activities that promote their professional effectiveness within institutional needs. Scholarly activity (broadly defined) and campus/professional service will be required for tenure and promotion. Work assignments may include a mixture of day, evening, and multi-campus hours.
Rank and Salary
Position is a 12-month, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Salary: competitive and commensurate with experience
The University of Montana offers a comprehensive benefits package including TIAA-CREF. Candidates applying by August 10, 2007 will be given first consideration. To apply, please submit a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three recent professional references to:
c/o Kathy Hendricks
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812-9936
Background Investigation is Required Prior to Offer of Employment
In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigation.
The University of Montana is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from minorities, Vietnam era veterans, and women. This position announcement can be made available in alternative formats upon request. Qualified candidates may request veterans' preference in accordance with State law.