HUMANITIES LIBRARIAN, Northeastern Illinois University


Location: United States, Illinois, Chicago
Job Types: Professional
Categories: Academic Librarianship
Northeastern Illinois University

Deadline: Review begins April 1, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.

full-time, twelve month, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in a collective bargaining unit.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary minimum $49,500. Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision benefits, 24 days vacation and participation in the Illinois State Universities Retirement System.

=Provide reference services and library instruction in a team environment and assist in the adoption of new related technologies
=Serve as liaison to faculty in assigned academic departments in supporting/expanding use of library resources to support student learning.
=Develop library collections and serve as subject specialist for assigned disciplines in the humanities, including but not limited to English, Communication, Media and Theater, and Philosophy.
=Participation in professional organizations, service in library and university governance, and appropriate research/creative activities are expected.

=ALA accredited MLS degree and a second master’s degree in relevant subject area are required.
=Relevant professional experience
=Strong public service commitment
=Demonstrated interpersonal/teamwork skills and ability to work in a highly collaborative
=Culturally diverse environment are required
=Demonstrated working knowledge of web communication technologies is strongly preferred
=Academic library work experience preferred.

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY: Northeastern Illinois University is a public, comprehensive, multicultural university located on the north side of Chicago. It has an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. The Library maintains a collection of over 700,000 volumes and subscriptions to nearly 120 online databases. More information is available at

TO APPLY: Send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references via email to

Northeastern Illinois University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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