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Code: 13329 Posted: 07/24/2017
The University of Wisconsin Parkside invites applicants for an Associate Academic Librarian to join our team in the Library.
Reporting to the Head of Library Collections, the individual who serves in this position manages individually-subscribed continuing resources in all formats and oversees their acquisition, description and access, along with licensing issues. The position oversees the acquisition, coordination, maintenance and ongoing assessment of the library’s electronic resources. This individual serves as the licensing, intellectual property, and copyright coordinator for the Library, monitoring, understanding, and communicating the implications of trends in the rapidly-evolving field of continuing resources, as well as legal issues surrounding the use of library materials. The Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian supervises students in ongoing duties and project-based assignments, acts as liaison to assigned departments in support of collection development and research instruction, provides research help, and participates on UW-System, Library and campus-wide teams and committees, including the UW System Collection Development Committee.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
30% Manages acquisition, licensing, description, and access to individually-subscribed continuing resources in all formats, redefining workflows as needed.
Oversees the life-cycle of individually-subscribed electronic resources, including:
Supervises students in ongoing tasks and project-based assignments in aspects of unit as listed above, and collaborates with Access Services to cross-train students.
30% Serves as the Electronic Resources Coordinator
15% Keeps abreast of developments and changes to licensing, intellectual property, and copyright law and serves as the Library's resource person for legal issues regarding resources owned by the Library or resources that are accessible to the Library's users.
20% Teaches research instruction sessions, develops collections for assigned departments, and provides research help as needed.
5% Participates on UW-System, Library and campus - wide teams and committees and pursues professional development.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
THE UNIVERSITY AND AREA
UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.
The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS
Online applications received by 11:59 PM August 28, 2017 are ensured full consideration.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants Apply Here: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then continue to STEP 2
Internal Applicants Apply Here: (Candidates currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Under "Job Search" choose:
You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.
STEP 3: Submit application materials:
You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Contact Name: Lori King
Contact Phone: 262-595-2598
Contact Email: Kingl0@uwp.edu