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Assistant Professor - Reference/ Serials Librarian

Employer
Central State University
Location
Wilberforce, Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 10, 2024
Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number
0801395

Classification Title
Assistant Professor - Reference/ Serials Librarian

Working Title

Department
Library

Department Contact Email
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Job Summary/Basic Function

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develops course outlines for information literacy
  • Assists in collection development
  • Performs reference desk duties on an assigned basis
  • Updates periodical holdings
  • Administers all activities associated with the Serials Department, including ordering, binding processing microforms, filing claims for missing items, etc.
  • Supervises student assistants
  • Compiles bibliographies for faculty members
  • Conducts workshops for student assistants
  • Mounts displays and exhibits
  • Develops brochures
  • Participates in the budget process
  • Participates in developing annual goals and objectives for the library policies and procedures
  • Administers service at the Periodicals circulation desk
  • Prepares departmental reports
  • Participates in professional activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work harmoniously in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of a foreign language
  • Knowledge and understanding of growing Web-based reference and research services, particularly OhioLINK
  • Understanding and experience with application of current technology in a library and other instructional settings
  • Ability to resolve most common computer hardware and software problems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of new and emerging technologies and their application in an academic library
  • Commitment to professional development and service
  • Working knowledge of the book publishing industry
  • Membership in appropriate professional organizations
  • Ability to adjust to varying work schedules
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree from an American Library Association-accredited library school
  • Subject specialization
  • At least (3) years experience as a professional librarian in an academic library
Preferred Qualifications

Posting Date
10/25/2022

Closing Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Position Category
Faculty - Tenure Track Appointment

Budgeted Annual Salary
Commensurate with experience

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
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