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University Librarian - Open Rank - Health and Human Services Librarian

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Position Information

Position Type
Faculty, Tenure Track

Classification Title
Associate Professor

Position's Functional Title
University Librarian - Open Rank - Health and Human Services Librarian

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Position Summary

The successful candidate will work closely with the College of Health and Human Services Dean, Division Chairs, and faculty to expand and develop holdings (physical and electronic) that will support the current and future programs in the College. They will also create training modules in research and writing to support skill development in these areas and will teach from these modules as needed.

A new library building is currently the number one priority in the recently approved facilities Master Plan for the University. In the meantime, the successful candidate will assist in our plans to develop a separate College of Health and Human Services Library within the current physical layout of the library.

We are looking for visionary, enthusiastic, and dedicated candidates who will commit to the library’s mission of, “Enhancing Education Through Research.” This is a tenure-track position, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to serve on various faculty committees across the campus.

The exceptionally beautiful campus is conveniently located within easy reach by road and rail to Chicago and surrounding communities that have a wealth of cultural and natural attractions.

Minimum Qualifications

1. An MLIS ( MLS is also allowed) from an ALA Accredited university.
2. An MA or PhD (or professional doctorate) in an HHS field of study,

Preferred Qualifications

1. Spanish or Arabic speaking/writing skills.

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Open Until Filled

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications should be received by April 30, 2023.

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Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Portfolio
  5. List of Three Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Other
  2. Other2
  3. Other3

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