Job Description

Job ID
15793
Location
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary
Regular

ATTENTION:

OFFICIAL UW POSITION TITLE: Associate Academic Librarian

DEPARTMENT: Library Lealrning Center

ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 9, 2019

JOB DETAILS:

Reporting to the Head of Public Services, this position has primary responsibility for staffing, promoting, and evaluating the services and resources of the UW-Stout Library’s Educational Materials Center (EMC). The EMC is a resource center supporting the university’s PK-12 education and other related programs. This position also participates in staffing the library reference desk and providing information literacy instruction. This is a one academic year appointment, with the possibility of an additional year contract based on departmental needs. Individuals who do not meet the preferred requirements should address in their cover letter how their unique skills and experience will make them a successful candidate for this position.

PREFERRED REQUIRESMENTS:

  • ALA accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science or experience working in libraries

  • Bachelor’s degree in education-related field or experience in PK-12 educational system.

  • Training or experience in collection development.

  • Knowledge of and ability to provide reference services.

  • Knowledge and experience in integrated library systems, databases and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, students, faculty, and staff.

  • Ability to prioritized and organize workload effectively.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Exceptional customer service skills.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm. Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan to eligible employees.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

A successful candidate must have authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/police/clery.cfm

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION

Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.Required application materials:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the preferred qualifications or how your unique skills and experience will make you a successful candidate for this position if you do not meet the preferred qualifications
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Kate Kramschuster

Phone: 715.232.4071

Email: kramschusterk@uwstout.edu

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required applications materials, please contact:

Dawn Skovbroten

Phone: 715.232.2392

Email: skovbrotend@uwstout.edu

Job Family: Staff