Assistant Professor/Tenure Track

Position Title:

Assistant Professor/Tenure Track


Library Instrctnl Sup/Library

Term of Assignment:

Tenure Track

Term End Date, If Applicable:

FLSA Status:

Exempt = not eligible for overtime

Work Schedule:




Less than 10%

Brief Statement of Duties

Brief Statement of Duties:

The Systems Librarian provides leadership and expertise in order to develop and execute short- and long-term technology and web strategy in support of Olson Library and the Central Upper Peninsula Archives and contributes to the development and execution of the technology strategy in other offices within the Library and Instructional Support division. The Systems Librarian oversees major systems including the library management system shared with two additional universities and the archives management system. As a member of the library faculty, the Systems Librarian will participate in collection development and instruction related to assigned academic departments. Faculty are expected to engage in professional development and/or scholarship and service. This is a campus based position.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education:

Master's Degree

Discipline / Degree Area:

Library and/or Information Science from ALA-accredited institution or ALA-approved foreign equivalent

Required Specialized Training/Certifications:


Required Minimum Work Experience:

Two years of professional experience in a relevant technological field.
Two years of experience working in libraries or higher education.
One year of supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:

Demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and work under pressure.
Demonstrated ability to delegate.
Strong service orientation.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Record of professional engagement and service.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Knowledge of design thinking and/or user experience principles.
Knowledge of current trends, issues, and emerging technologies in libraries

Additional Desirable Qualifications

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

Experience administering Ex Libris Alma or equivalent library system
Alma Administrator certification.
Experience teaching at the college/university level.
Experience using APIs
A second advanced degree


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant materials will includes the faculty application, cover letter, CV and official transcripts.

Contact Information:

Krista Clumpner, Chair,

Equal Employment Opportunity:

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

Advertised: Feb 05 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Mar 08 2021 Eastern Standard Time