Assistant Professor / Campus Librarian
Western Kentucky University, University Libraries - Glasgow, KY

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The Department of Library Public Services, Western Kentucky University (WKU), seeks applicants for the tenure-eligible position of Assistant Professor at its Glasgow Regional Campus. This is a continuing ten-month faculty position, to begin July 1, 2013. Located in Glasgow, a town of approximately 15,000 located 35 miles east of the main WKU campus in Bowling Green, WKU-Glasgow serves approximately 2,500 students from the south-central region of Kentucky.

Primary responsibilities include: In Glasgow: supervision of the campus library, including oversight of collections, library services, research instruction, and personnel (staff and student assistants); community outreach and engagement with local constituents; participation in campus affairs; and collaboration with the Extended Campus Librarian. As part of Library Public Services: professional service including committee involvement at the departmental, university and national levels; research and publishing; and possible additional duties such as subject-related collection development and liaison assignments. Occasional travel to the main campus will be required.

Required qualifications: Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program; second subject-related Master’s degree; prior professional library experience, including in reference desk service and research instruction.

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Please send application materials (cover letter/statement, vita, and full contact information for three references) to: Charles H. Smith, University Libraries, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #11067, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1067 charles.smith@wku.edu . Electronic submission preferred.

Review of applications to begin April 15, 2013. For more details, see the job description at: www.wku.edu/employment/faculty.php .

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.

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