You have great ideas about libraries and want to help create an exceptional innovative academic library in today’s fast-paced technological learning environment. You want to support technologies that will engage students and encourage learning. You want to serve as a role model for students from diverse backgrounds. You want to work collaboratively with a small team of librarians and staff in a place where you can make a difference.
Stetson University seeks a collaborative and dynamic Systems and Website Librarian/Specialist for a full-time appointment either as a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor or as a non-tenure-track faculty member with the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice. The ideal candidate understands information management systems and platforms, a wide variety of technologies and software packages, website design and management, and user information retrieval behavior. With the Associate Dean of the Library, and working collaboratively with library staff, this new position will be responsible for the development and implementation of planning and directing library systems improvements and upgrades that will enhance the end-user’s library experience.
All Stetson faculty are expected to contribute to general reference and research services and function well as a member of a collaborative team. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of best practices, issues, and trends in systems implementation and maintenance, including trends in electronic resource management and universal resource management systems; skilled understanding of website design and accessibility; effective communication; interpersonal, organizational, and analytical and assessment skills; ability to manage projects and meet deadlines; and the ability to work flexibly and creatively in a changing environment.
This position reports to the Associate Dean of the Library. The Systems and Website Librarian will be expected to give special attention to the following:
Profile 1: Tenure-track Assistant Professor: Master of Library & Information Science (MLS/MLIS) is required, with experience in information management systems. Second Master’s degree preferred. Experience with library information systems is preferred. In addition, the successful tenure-track candidate should have the demonstrated ability or potential to engage in publication and professional service to meet University tenure and promotion requirements.
Profile 2: Non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Practice: Master’s degree in a technology-related field such as computer science and/or experience in information management systems is required. Experience with library information systems is preferred. In addition, the successful non-tenuretrack candidate should have the demonstrated ability or potential to engage in University service activities.
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Applicants should supply a cover letter, a detailed current vita, and supply the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. All information may be submitted electronically to Susan Ryan, Dean of the duPont-Ball Library and Learning Technologies, at email@example.com. Review of applications will continue until position is filled. All correspondence will be held in strictest confidence.