The McIntyre Library at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has a probationary tenure track faculty vacancy available at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor or Professor to serve as Assistant Director of Libraries with an anticipated start date in spring 2009. This is a 12-month, full-time, probationary tenure track faculty position reporting to the Director of Libraries.
McIntyre Library has a staff of 12.50 FTE library faculty, and 17 FTE classified staff. The Library maintains a very active information literacy program, provides access to a wide range of digital resources, is a selective state and federal document depository, and includes a regional historical research center and university archives. McIntyre Library has a collection of almost 600,000 titles, 2 million volumes, and 17,000 online and print periodical subscriptions; and works closely with other UW System libraries in keeping with the “One System, One Library” approach to the delivery of collections and services.
The Assistant Director serves as a member of the administrative team providing leadership and direction for McIntyre Library.
This position also has specific responsibilities for supervision of access departments (circulation, reserves, stack maintenance, and interlibrary loan), oversight of student assistant budgets, and continued development and assessment of the Library Strategic Plan.
Coordinates public relations and marketing.
Serves as liaison to university academic departments including information literacy instruction, and participates in reference desk rotation.
Fulfill faculty responsibilities by:
Serving on appropriate Library, campus and UW System committees.
Pursuing continued study, scholarly activities, and creative work.
Participating in professional and community service activities.
ALA accredited MLS or international equivalent.
Five years professional experience in an academic library.
Demonstrated commitment to public relations and marketing.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to engage in scholarly and professional development activities at the level necessary to meet requirements for tenure and promotion.
Knowledge of the administrative, managerial and financial practices of an academic library.
Public service experience.
To apply, send: letter of application, curriculum vita, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidate at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. Submit materials to:
Ms. Cheryl Cutsforth, ChairAssistant Director of Libraries Search CommitteeMcIntyre LibraryUniversity of Wisconsin-Eau ClaireEau Claire, WI 54702-4004Phone: 715-836-3304Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DEADLINE: To ensure consideration, completed applications must be postmarked by December 5, 2008. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO employer dedicated to enhancing diversity.
Posted 7/17/08Late posting...applications accepted until the position is filled. Please contact Ms. Cutsforth for questions regarding applying after the priority date.
Extended Search--updated on 10/23/08