Assistant Professor/Library Systems and Discovery Coordinator

Missouri, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 23, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Library Systems and Discovery Coordinator position plays a key role in the discovery services of the library, working closely with library employees and the university community to design library tools that aid access to information resources and library services. This position provides leadership in designing and maintaining the library’s web platforms, digital collections, and digital infrastructure. It is expected that the Library Systems and Discovery Coordinator actively engage in shared governance.

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library/information science or equivalent information management graduate degree.

Required Experience:
-Knowledge of Integrated Library System (ILS) or equivalent systems.
-Experience designing and maintaining websites.
-Demonstrated understanding and use of HTML and CSS.
-Demonstrated experimentation in coding and troubleshooting unique programming issues.

Preferred Experience:
-Experience providing training and instruction for digital tools.

The Application Process:

To apply online, go to and apply to position #998517. A complete UCM application for employment, cover letter outlining interest and how qualifications fit this position, unofficial transcripts, vitae and three letters of references are required and must be attached to application. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered. If selected for an interview, you will need to provide official transcripts and any professional license(s) during the interview.

Initial review of applications will begin on: March 30, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Start date for this position is July 1, 2021.

NOTE: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities.