Apply now Job no: 493616
Work type: Faculty and Librarians
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Faculty-Library Instructional Support
Position Title: Head-Technical Serv/Asst Prof
Department: Library Instrctnl Sup/Library
Term of Assignment: Tenure Track
Term End Date, If Applicable:FLSA Status: Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:Salary:Travel: Less than 10%
Brief Statement of DutiesBrief Statement of Duties: Provides leadership in overall collection
development and management strategy, including oversight of acquisitions
budget and collection development policies. Negotiates pricing and licensing
agreements related to library collection acquisitions. Oversees collection
maintenance, including assessment and weeding projects. Assists in Dublin Core
metadata creation. Provides reference services. As a member of the library
faculty, the Collection Librarian will participate in collection development
and instruction related to assigned academic departments. Faculty are expected
to engage in professional development and/or scholarship and service. This is
a campus based position.
Minimum QualificationsRequired Education: Master's Degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Library and/or Information Science from ALA-
accredited institution or ALA-approved foreign equivalent
Required Specialized Training/Certifications: None
Required Minimum Work Experience: Previous library or higher education
experience, which could include internships, part-time positions, or
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory
Performance of the Position Duties: Demonstrated knowledge of trends and
issues in academic library collection development.
Demonstrated experience using data to make decisions.
Demonstrated proficiency in financial management and budgeting.
Familiarity with publication trends and scholarly publishing issues, including
open access publications and open educational resources (OERs).
Demonstrated understanding, through experience and/or coursework, of metadata
principles and the Dublin Core standard.
Demonstrated understanding, through experience and/or coursework, of library
Demonstrated understanding, through experience and/or coursework, of teaching.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a diverse and inclusive
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and work under
Additional Desirable QualificationsAdditional Desirable Qualifications: Experience with Alma or another
integrated library system.
Professional experience providing library reference.
Professional experience creating library or archival metadata.
Experience teaching at the college/university level.
Experience with working with vendors, including negotiating singly and as a
member of a group.
OtherSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter,
CV and unofficial transcripts.
Catherine Oliver, Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and
is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
Advertised: Oct 07 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Nov 08 2021 Eastern Standard Time