Reporting to the Director of Digital Initiatives and Technologies, who reports
to the Dean of Library and Information Services (LIS), the Technology and
Engineering Librarian is a tenure track library faculty member, responsible
for providing expertise in digital library applications, including web
development, and is the subject liaison for the School of
Engineering. Subject liaison duties
include: teaching information literacy and selecting
appropriate information resources in support of the School's curriculum and
research. The Technology and Engineering Librarian collaborates with other
subject librarians and participates in achieving departmental and library
Works with the director of the department and in team settings across LIS
units to assist in developing and implementing new and enhanced digital
library services that emphasize service, performance, sustainability, and
Develops, implements and maintains the Library's website in collaboration with
the LIS Web Committee and others;
Participates in assembling, distributing and analyzing site and digital
resource analytics; teaches digital technology for library faculty and staff;
Consults with the Engineering faculty liaisons in collection development
Plans and administers the library resources budget in collaboration with
subject librarians and technical services librarians;
Teaches information literacy classes for the School of Engineering;
Creates online teaching modules and digital finding aids;
Delivers reference services at the LIS Information Desk;
Participates in writing grant proposals.
All LIS faculty and staff are responsible for working collaboratively to
achieve University and LIS goals and objectives.
MLS from an ALA-accredited institution;
Two years of relevant information technology experience;
One year of experience in an academic or special library;
Knowledge of current web development standards and cross platform
compatibility and accessibility techniques;
Experience using relational database management systems (such as MySQL);
demonstrated ability to handle multiple responsibilities and projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Strong commitment to user-centered services and service excellence;
Professional commitment to librarianship and ability to meet LIS and
University standards in librarianship, scholarship and professional service in
fulfillment of tenure requirements.
Experience and aptitude in graphic design and in iOS and Android development
for mobile devices;
Familiarity with library specific information systems and technologies (such
as integrated library systems, digital repositories, OpenURL, etc.);
Academic background in and/or experience working with a STEM (Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) discipline;
Knowledge of print and electronic science and engineering reference resources
and those available on the Web;
Evidence of understanding of key issues, ideas, and trends in science and
Additional advanced degree.
Terms of Appointment: Assistant or Associate Professor, 12 month continuing
contract, tenure-track position. Tenure track positions
require excellence/meritorious in librarianship, scholarship, and professional
Salary: Negotiable dependent upon credentials and experience, with a minimum
salary of $43,000. Excellent fringe benefits.
Application Process: Review of completed applications will begin on October 1,
2013. Position will remain open until filled.
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Technology and Engineering Librarian Search Committee
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Library and Information Services
Campus Box 1063
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1063
SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be
available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.
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employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an
equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the
basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status,
sex, sexual orientation or veteran's status in violation of Title VII.
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fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This
report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the "Jeanne Clery
Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" and the
Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the "Campus Fire Safety Right
to Know." For those without computer access, a paper copy
of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the
Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.
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