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Electronic Resources/Web Services Librarian/Assistant/Associate Professor, Library, 54015


Job Description or Duties: The Electronic Resources/Web Services Librarian implements, manages, supports, and enhances a range of technologies to provide innovative library services and to ensure access to Calvin T. Ryan Library's extensive online information resources and services and plays a key role in making the Library a campus technology leader. Primary areas of responsibility are Electronic Resources, which includes Open Educational Resources; and Web Services, which includes Mobile and Social Media and Library Marketing. This is a twelve-month, tenure track appointment with assistant or associate professor rank, depending upon experience. The Electronic Resources/Web Services Librarian reports to the Coordinator for Virtual Library Services.    


Required Qualifications: ALA accredited master’s degree in Library Science or foreign equivalent. At least two years of relevant experience in an academic library with evidence of broad, in-depth knowledge, skills, and experience with technology. Demonstrated experience with Electronic Resource Management in an academic library. Demonstrated experience working with Web Services in an academic library, including mobile and social media and database design and development. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate discussion about web design, content and technology.


Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience with Open Educational Resources, and Academic Library Marketing. Evidence of the ability to concurrently manage multiple projects, administer systems and troubleshoot. Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with colleagues and to liaison with other information technology professionals across campus. Knowledge of cataloging principles and experience with metadata standards, such as MARC and RDA. Experience with one or more of the following: XML/XSLT, Apache, Linux, MySQL, and a programming language such as PHP. Experience with digitizing and editing images, text, video, audio, and other formats and delivering them on the web. Desire to work with a diverse student population. Ability to converse in a second language.


HOW TO APPLY: Application review begins November 2, 2016. For more information and to apply visit http://unkemployment.unk.edu/. For more information about the position contact: Rochelle Krueger, 308-865-8276. For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8522 or employment@unk.edu.


SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA/CREF and Fidelity.


The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,500 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of 31,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial and agricultural center of a large mid-state area. http://www.unk.edu/


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