Head of the Cataloging & Acquisitions Department | Illinois State University, Milner Library

Posted on Nov 20, 2018

Milner Library seeks applications for a twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Applicants must have a master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program or ALA-recognized foreign equivalent as well as a second master’s degree, certificate of advanced studies, or a doctorate in library/information science or a subject discipline by date of appointment. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The position start date will be July 1, 2019. For a complete description please visit posting number 0711378 at https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu. You may also access the position directly by copying and pasting this link into your web browser: http://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76280

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

Requirements

  • Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program or ALA-recognized foreign equivalent.
  • A second master’s degree, certificate of advanced studies, or a doctorate in library/information science or a subject discipline by date of appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, supervise, develop, and mentor staff.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to plan, manage, and oversee complex projects, meet deadlines, and prioritize work in alignment with goals of the department, library, and university.
  • Evidence of strong commitment to customer service.
  • Experience in either cataloging or metadata with a strong preference for experience in cataloging.
  • Knowledge of cataloging processes and techniques, and familiarity with basic cataloging standards, including RDA, Library of Congress Subject Heading practice, Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classification systems, and MARC 21 formats.
  • Technical knowledge of and experience working with OCLC, integrated library systems, link resolvers, and other applications used in libraries.
  • Familiarity with trends in library technology related to acquisitions and knowledge organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Potential to meet university requirements for tenure, including scholarly or creative activities and service.

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Location

Illinois State University Milner Library
201 N School St
Normal, IL 61790
United States

How to apply

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For a complete description please visit posting number 0711378 at https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu. You may also access the position directly by copying and pasting this link into your web browser: http://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76280

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