Faculty Librarian – Iowa State University Library

University Library
Tenure-track, 12-month, full-time
Iowa State University Library is seeking a dynamic faculty librarian to provide innovative in-depth reference, instruction, and collection management in the areas of music, architecture, art & design, landscape architecture, and community & regional planning.
*Works in a team-based centralized reference setting, which includes an exciting new general help & information desk that uniquely combines reference services within in a rich multi-media studio environment as well as expansive electronic reference services.
*Teaches library seminars and a required undergraduate library foundations course with emphases on the principles of information literacy.
*Serves as a subject liaison with associated academic programs and departments.
*Reports to the Head, Social Sciences & Humanities Department in the Reference & Instruction Division.
MLIS (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited program.
Degree or significant coursework in one of the fields listed above OR equivalent library experience in reference, instruction, and/or collection management.
Strong commitment to public services.
Demonstrated abilities in leadership, initiative and collegiality.
Ability to work effectively with all levels of university clientele in a collaborative and changing environment.
Excellent presentation and communication skills.
Ability to meet promotion and tenure requirements (including potential in meeting the standard of excellence in scholarship)
Eligible to work in the United States

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: In addition to the assistant professor qualifications, a record of recognized published scholarship, strong record of academic librarianship, and a demonstrated national reputation.

MA, MFA, or PhD in one of the fields listed above.
Experience in reference, instruction, and/or managing research library collections in an academic library setting.
Coursework or experience with delivering services and content through technology.
Commensurate with qualifications
All interested, qualified persons must apply for this position by clicking “Apply for this Vacancy” and completing the Employment application. Please be prepared to attach the following:
1) your letter of application
2) vitae; and
3) names, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references.

If you have questions about this vacancy, please email Chair, Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian Search Committee, Iowa State University Library at deansoffice@lib.iastate.edu

If you have questions regarding this application process, please e-mail employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-2936.


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