Eastern Illinois University,
Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Illinois University’s Booth Library is seeking a Reference Librarian for a 12-month, tenure-track position.
Booth Library in Charleston, Illinois, is seeking a librarian to provide quality public service with specific responsibilities in reference and library instruction. Additional duties may include one or more of the following: collection development and liaison for selected science disciplines or business, library exhibit management, or outreach. Position may include supervision of others and may require night and weekend hours.
Qualified candidates must possess demonstrated planning and organizational skills, a public service orientation, and strong communication skills. Candidates must possess an ALA-accredited MLS; second master’s preferred and required for assistant professor rank and for tenure.
Proposed starting date is June 1, 2013.
Booth Library is located in the heart of the Eastern Illinois University’s campus and contains over a million volumes and over 500,000 microforms. A comprehensive program of Library Services is offered to students, faculty and citizens of Illinois. Visit our website for the most current status of services and collections and a wealth of electronic publications.
The University Community Eastern Illinois University places priority on teaching excellence for a quality student body in a residential setting. Approximately 10,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. Eastern offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities. The University is located in east central Illinois and combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several large cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.
Review of applications begins March 1, 2013, and continues until campus interviews are scheduled. Email application in a single PDF file to Dr. Allen Lanham, Dean of Library Services, in care of
. Your file must contain a letter of application, current resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references.
Terms of Appointment and Salary:
This is a tenure-track, 12-month faculty position. Candidates must possess a Master in Library Services from an American Library Association-accredited program; a completed second master is preferred for appointment and required for assistant professor rank and for tenure. Promotion and tenure requirements are defined by a collective bargaining agreement, and include evaluation in the areas of teaching/primary duties, research and creative activity, and service. The minimum salary for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor is $58,404.
Eastern Illinois University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.