The University Libraries (UL) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) invites
applications and nominations to fill the one-year temporary position of
Library Information and Emerging Technologies, Instructor.
Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Instructor of Library Information and
Emerging Technologies manages and participates in the day-to-day operations of
the Library Information & Technology Services (LITS) unit. The primary
responsibilities of the LITS Instructor are to stay current in emerging
technologies, to oversee integrated library systems and to work closely with
all UL faculty and staff to advance digital initiatives by managing digital
projects and systems. Preference will be given to
candidates with experience developing innovative web applications and learning
objects, creating digital library collections or managing institutional
repositories. The LITS Instructor also works with all library departments in
supporting the directions of the UL Strategic Plan related to information
technology. LITS provides computing and technological
support for the University Libraries (UL), including desktop support, the
integrated library system, web development, digital initiatives, and more.
* Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution.
* Minimum of (3) three years experience developing and managing integrated library systems and related computer operations in an academic library.
* Demonstrated supervisory skills.
* Ability to successfully plan, track, organize, and manage multiple detail-oriented projects.
* Experience in developing creative and innovative web applications and learning objects supporting teaching and learning.
* Experience with creating digital library collections and managing an institutional repository.
* Knowledge of developments in digital preservation, scholarly communication and their application to library services and information access.
Salary and Benefits
12-month, one year temporary position at the rank of
Instructor. Competitive salary in keeping with peer
institution libraries for rank and candidate's experience and
BGSU is a founding and active member of OhioLINK, a consortium of 90 Ohio
institutions. The UL comprises general collections (housed within the William
T. Jerome Library) in social sciences, humanities, and sciences; government
documents; the Curriculum Resource Center; and is home to three nationally
prominent special collections: the Browne Popular Culture Library, the Center
for Archival Collections, which includes the Historical Collections of the
Great Lakes, and the Music Library/Sound Recordings
Archives. Additionally, the Northwest Ohio Regional Book
Depository, that serves BGSU and the University of Toledo, is managed by the
Established in 1910, BGSU has received consistently high national rankings by
US News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" for its strong commitment
to teaching undergraduate students. BGSU enrolls more than 20,000 students in
a variety of undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degree programs. With an in-
town residential campus, BGSU is located in northwest Ohio, 20 miles south of
Toledo in close proximity to Ann Arbor, Detroit, Cleveland and Columbus. For
more information, visit our web site: www.bgsu.edu . BGSU is an Equal
Employment Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer and encourages
applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Pre-Employment Background Check
Final candidate(s) are required to authorize
and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. Offers of
employment are conditional until a background investigation has been
successfully completed and all other pre-employment requirements are
satisfied. The University reserves the right to determine and confirm
suitability for employment and to end any employment already begun if the
background check reveals disqualifying information.
Application and Nomination Process
This position is available beginning January 7, 2013.
Print, electronic, and fax applications accepted, and must be received or
postmarked by November 12, 2012. Interested individuals
should submit a letter of application, full curriculum vitae, and the name,
address, and contact information of at least three (3) professional references
to: Instructor of Library Information and Emerging
Technologies, Administrative Office, 204 William T. Jerome Library, Bowling
Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Email:
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