[Web4lib] position announcement - University of Idaho Library

Hunter, Ben bhunter at uidaho.edu
Fri Jun 6 16:09:43 EDT 2008

University of Idaho Library: Reference/Instruction Librarian Assistant
professor; full faculty status, rank and responsibilities; 12-month
appointment. This entry-level, tenure-track position offers the
successful candidate an excellent career opportunity as a university
faculty member and academic librarian.
The successful candidate will participate as a library faculty member
providing instruction and reference service in support of the academic
programs of the University of Idaho. This entails providing general
reference service (including some evening and weekend hours); collection
management and liaison in assigned specialty areas; participation in
library instruction program; and development of Web-based instructional
materials. Library faculty must demonstrate a record of scholarly
achievement and service for tenure and promotion.
START DATE: Negotiable
Required: Masters degree from an ALA-accredited library program;
evidence of a broad knowledge of print and electronic information
sources; excellent oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
including effective presentation skills; familiarity with current
technologies used in libraries; strong, enthusiastic commitment to
innovative public service; ability to work effectively, independently,
and collaboratively in a collegial environment; and ability to meet
requirements for promotion and tenure.  

Desired: Reference experience; academic library experience; evidence of
teaching abilities; experience in selecting and developing library
collections; evidence of strong computer skills (including but not
limited to experience with creating and maintaining Web-based products);
demonstration of creativity or innovation in library services; and
evidence of scholarly engagement in the field. 
IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL: be intellectually curious with a desire for
continuous learning, enthusiastically contribute to the University's
research and teaching programs, explore emerging technologies as
potential library applications, and be committed to the ideals of
faculty service.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor
rank; salary at this rank is $39,500 plus full fringe benefits. For
complete information regarding benefits, please refer to this website:
TO APPLY: To be considered, applicants must complete the online
application available at the University of Idaho's Human Resources site:
http://www.hr.uidaho.edu <http://www.hr.uidaho.edu/> .
Candidates will be asked to submit: letter of application, curriculum
vitae, and the names and contact information for at least three
CONTACT: Direct questions for additional information to: 
Ben Hunter, Chair, Selection Committee
University of Idaho Library
PO Box 442350
Moscow, ID  83844-2350
bhunter at uidaho.edu
(208) 885-5858
Review of applications will begin July 7, 2008

To enrich education through diversity the University of Idaho is an
equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.




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