Librarian – Social Sciences
City Centre Campus
MacEwan University Library seeks a dynamic, innovative librarian at City Centre Campus to provide reference, collection development, faculty liaison and instructional services. This position will provide support for several subject areas including Sociology and Economics and assume leadership and coordination for either Library Assessment Services or Research and Scholarly Communication. Reporting to the Chair, Reference and Research Services, this full-time continuing track faculty position commences August 2012.
Requirements of the position include a Master of Library and Information Studies or equivalent from an ALA accredited program. An undergraduate arts degree with a specialization in one of the social sciences is recommended but experience or equivalencies may be considered. Requirements for coordination of Library Assessment Services may include knowledge of assessment methods and applications and the ability to plan, implement, and assess library programs and services. Requirements for coordination of Research and Scholarly Communication may include familiarity with the digital publishing environment, open access and implementation of an institutional repository for digital content.
At least two years of professional experience in an academic library in the areas of collection development, reference, and information literacy instruction is preferred. Information literacy development is a primary focus at MacEwan and candidates must possess superior presentation and teaching skills and be conversant with information literacy pedagogy. The ideal candidate will be committed to public services, demonstrate outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to work collaboratively and collegially in a team environment. Experience with project management, emerging technologies, and web authoring software is a definite asset.
Librarians are members of the MacEwan University Faculty Association. The University has a generous benefits package including 44 vacation days annually for faculty members.
MacEwan University, located in Edmonton, is a rapidly growing post-secondary institution with almost 12,000 FTE students. A wide range of educational opportunities and credentials are offered at its four campuses, including baccalaureate and applied degrees, diplomas, and certificates. The City Centre Campus, located downtown, has a full-time student enrollment of approximately 8,100.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of application indicating experience and interest in one or both of the following coordinator roles: Library Assessment Services and/or Research and Scholarly Communication.
This position is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Salary||Commensurate with education and experience|
|Closing Date||June 3, 2012|
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2
Fax: (780) 497-5430
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