|Working Title||UNDERGRADUATE ENGAGEMENT LIBRARIAN|
|Advertising Ends on:||Extended Until Position is Filled|
|Advertising Started on:||Thursday, December 28th, 2017|
|Department:||Library Administration & General|
|Salary:||$47,476.00 - $64,000.00|
|Type of Position||Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.|
UNDERGRADUATE ENGAGEMENT LIBRARIAN
Position Description: The Undergraduate Engagement Librarian is a member of the Research & Library Instruction (RLI) unit at the Main Library. RLI has three teams (International & Area Studies, Teaching & Learning, and Undergraduate Research & Experience). This position reports to the Undergraduate Experience & Research (URE) Team Leader, and focuses on building connections, developing programs, and promoting the role of the library as both an academic and nonacademic partner in support of undergraduate student success. The UEL is responsible for the design and implementation of innovative library services and instruction programs aimed at undergraduate students, especially within the Rhetoric and the General Education curricula. The UEL works collaboratively with colleagues in the libraries and beyond to enhance undergraduate student engagement. The UEL works with other RLI staff to accomplish the unit’s initiatives, and works to accomplish Libraries’ initiatives outside of RLI by serving on Libraries’ and campus-wide committees. Specific responsibilities include:
Specific responsibilities and duties include:
Salary and appointment: Start date is negotiable. Appointment will be made at the Librarian (I) or Specialist Librarian (II) level. Salary ranges: Librarian $47,476-$49,000 or Specialist Librarian $50,000 - $64,000. The University of Iowa offers an attractive package of benefits including 24 days of paid vacation per year, your choice between two retirement plans and two University of Iowa health insurance plans, dental insurance, pre-tax child and health care spending accounts, and additional options.
Application Procedure: To apply for this position, please visit the University of Iowa Jobs@UIOWA website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/72140. Extended posting until position filled.
References will be requested at a later date for finalists.
The University of Iowa Libraries: The University of Iowa Libraries system consists of the Main Library, the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and a number of branch libraries. The Libraries has more than 5 million volumes including thousands of electronic resources and coordinates the development and maintenance of the University’s locally-created open access digital resources including the Iowa Digital Library, featuring close to a million digitized texts, images, and audio and video recordings, as well as Iowa Research Online, our institutional repository. Our Special Collections include over 200,000 rare books, ranging in age from the 15th century to newly created artists’ books.
Library systems are built on a mix of open source, locally developed, hosted services, and vended applications primarily from Ex Libris, OCLC, and Microsoft. The University of Iowa is a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, ARL, OCLC, CRL, SPARC, CNI, CLIR, LOCKSS, CLOCKSS, and Portico. The Libraries provides a program of support for professional development activities and its staff members are actively engaged in national cooperative efforts.
The UI Libraries is a charter member of the newly formed ACRL Diversity Alliance.
The University and Iowa City: A major research and teaching institution, the University of Iowa offers internationally recognized programs in a diverse array of academic, medical, and artistic disciplines, from otolaryngology to fiction writing, printmaking to space science, hydraulic engineering to dance. The University consists of a faculty of 2,000 and a permanent staff of 13,000 serving 30,500 students, more than 40% of whom are from out of state and close to 10,000 of whom are registered in graduate and professional degree programs. Approximately 9% of the University’s faculty and staff and 10% of its student body are members of minority groups, and 8% of the students are from foreign countries.
The University of Iowa is home to the Writers’ Workshop, the oldest graduate creative writing program in the country, and the blueprint for many of the creative writing programs that now thrive on campuses worldwide. It is also home to the International Writing Program where, since 1967, over a thousand writers from more than 120 countries have participated. The University has recently instituted a program in creative writing in Spanish. In 2008, UNESCO designated Iowa City as a world City of Literature.
Iowa City is a community of some 71,000 people (more than 150,000 live in the surrounding area) with excellent educational, recreational, and cultural advantages. It is consistently cited in the national media as a city with an excellent quality of life. The city is readily accessible via interstate highways and a major airport is only 30 minutes away. The community is growing in its diversity; within the Iowa City Community School District, 35.4% of the students are minority, with 19.8% identifying as Black, 8.4% as Hispanic, 6.7% as Asian/Pacific Islander, and .3% as Native American during the 2014/15 school year.
For more information about the University of Iowa Libraries, please see http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
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|Cover Letter:||A plain text cover letter is required.|
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|Materials:||References will be requested at a later date from final candidates.|
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