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Librarian (Marinette Campus)

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

Posting Date

3/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Librarian
UW System Title:  Associate Academic Librarian 

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Assistant Director for Collection Management Services and has primary responsibility for delivering an array of library services to support the campus community and public. Working in coordination with the staff at the main UW Green Bay library, the services include: providing instruction and assistance to students and faculty/instructors, overseeing the circulation of materials, maintaining the collection to support the curriculum offered, and maintaining a strong professional knowledge of library best practices.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Assist students and faculty in person and online with individual, in-depth research needs including basic and higher level citation help.
  • Offer assistance in navigating library interfaces and platforms including library databases and interlibrary loan.
  • Provide basic software/hardware support for students, staff and community patrons within the library.
  • Field copyright/licensing inquiries and refer to the institutional copyright officer as needed.
  • Teach information literacy and research skills across multiple disciplines in traditional or online classrooms.
  • Create/utilize instructional materials including learning objects, guides and tools to enhance learning both for face-to-face teaching and in course management software.
  • Participate in information literacy curricular planning to assist in developing a comprehensive instructional program in response to institution/campus curricular needs.
  • Promote instructional offerings to faculty/students through various media highlighting new resources and informational trends.
  • Participate in information literacy assessment.
  • Manage interlibrary loan and UW System borrowing (secondary role).
  • Participate in collection management including evaluation, weeding, and final disposition of print and electronic resources.
  • Participate in ongoing collections needs assessment while promoting new library resources to students, faculty, and campus staff.
  • Mange donated materials and assist with inventory process and valuation per the institutional schedule.
  • Hire, train and mentor library staff.
  • Identify professional development opportunities for library staff.
  • Develop programs and promotional materials to engage faculty/students including book discussions, displays, lectures, poetry events, finals week activities, etc.
  • Collaborate with campus and institutional committees to promote library initiatives.
  • Participate in community, university, and institutional service.
  • Engage actively in professional development by attending conferences, workshops, and/or coursework.
  • Collect campus library data/statistics on library use, participation, and collections.
  • Seek out opportunities to align library with campus student recruitment and retention initiatives.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library and/or Information Science
  • 1 year of experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Experience working with Alma or similar integrated library systems
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience providing quality customer service
  • Experience developing and delivering information literacy focused curriculum
  • Experience with supervision of staff
  • Knowledge of information literacy practices

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions Of Appointment

Position is a part-time Academic Staff appointment working 35 hours per week during the 39 weeks of the academic year (August - May). This appointment is approximately 9-months, tied to the academic year, with no expectation of employment during the summer months and winter break. There may be a potential for higher weekly hours based on a partnership with the local technical college library. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Librarian (Marinette Campus)"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
 

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Kathy Gajeski
Phone: (920) 465-2383
Email:  gajeskik@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, April 5, 2021.

Note: The 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).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.