Western Kentucky University
Library Public Services
Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox Campus Librarian
Western Kentucky University (WKU) Libraries has a part-time Librarian position available at the WKU Elizabethtown Campus. This position is at the rank of part-time Instructor (non-tenure eligible) and reports to the Department of Library Public Services (DLPS) Head. Assuming funding availability and satisfactory performance reviews, the position may be renewed on an annual basis. Service hours to be determined as campus needs deem appropriate, approximately twenty hours weekly. This position could become regular full-time dependent upon funding/needs.
Principal areas of responsibility:
- Manages the library space, equipment, staff, and materials; including collection development responsibilities
- Assists patrons in the use of reference materials and databases
- Provides research instruction to classes upon request in Elizabethtown and Ft. Knox
- Develops other initiatives that will enhance services and resources, as well as keeping specific web site updated
- Attends monthly DLPS faculty meetings usually on the main campus
- ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science
- Good communication skills
- Experience using common office computer applications such as Word and Excel
- Experience working with library catalogs, online databases, and Internet resources
- Teaching experience
- Previous public service library experience
- A valid Kentucky driver’s license and a dependable car
Position available: August 15, 2013-June 15, 2014
Applicants need to submit a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references to:
Western Kentucky University Library
1906 College Heights Blvd #11067
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Review of applications will begin July 18, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
InsideHigherEd.com - 19 months ago