*University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Murphy Library*
POSITION: Seeking a dynamic, student-centered librarian to work in a
team-orientated library environment. The E-Learning Librarian supports
student learning across disciplines by working with UW-L faculty/staff to
facilitate the use of curriculum-specific information resources, provide
access to course-specific online materials in course delivery systems and
other online environments, develop and deliver electronic learning objects
that meet specific faculty/staff and student information literacy needs, and
promote use of curriculum-based information resources. This librarian will
also participate in reference, information literacy instruction, collection
development, collegial governance, and library committees as well as campus
and professional activities. The library recognizes and values diversity in
its faculty, staff, and students. We seek a colleague who shares the
libraryís commitment to diversity and who will be a dedicated librarian and
mentor for students with diverse backgrounds, preparation, and career goals.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA accredited MLS; experience with web
development applications and instructional technologies; familiarity with
the concepts, goals, and methods of information literacy; demonstrated
understanding of current research on teaching and learning in higher
education; demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively in an
academic setting; and demonstrated skill using reference resources.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Professional academic library experience.
ENVIRONMENT: The city of La Crosse combines the scenic beauty of the
Mississippi River and towering bluffs with a diversified economy and
educated populace. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions,
the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown
business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La
Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping,
sports and four season recreation.
SALARY AND RANK: Competitive salary for 9-month tenure track position at
the rank of Assistant Professor. An approximate 40% summer contract also is
STARTING DATE: August 30, 2010
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: *Electronic submission of application materials is
required.* For additional information about this Faculty position and to
apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu. First review begins
February 19, 2010; this position is open until filled.
Founded in 1909, UW-L is one of 11, four-year institutions in the University
of Wisconsin System with approximately 9,000 students. UW-L offers a wide
array of undergraduate programs and a variety of graduate programs in three
colleges: Liberal Studies (including the Schools of Education and Arts &
Communication); Science and Health; and Business Administration. The
university is consistently rated first among the UW System comprehensives in
terms of first year student ACT scores, class rankings and retention rates.
We are an inclusive learning community that values the varying perspectives
that come with diverse faculty, staff and student populations. We strongly
encourage our students to broaden their perspectives through international
experiences and diversity-related courses and programming, and support
faculty and staff in international teaching, research, and service.
We are proud of our diversity and believe students, faculty, and staff all
are enriched by our exposure to differing ideas, opinions and cultures. We
strive to be a leader in Wisconsinís movement toward increased diversity and
inclusiveness. For example, we routinely assess the campus climate and have
conducted an equity study to explore how diverse students, faculty, and
staff experience UW-L. We believe that employees from diverse backgrounds
are critical to achieving excellence as a nationally recognized institution
of higher education. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most
talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We strongly encourage
applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
UW-L is an AA/EEO employer. If you have a special need/accommodation to aid
your participation in our hiring process, please contact the library
department chair to make appropriate arrangements.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal
charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In
compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not
discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
*University of Wisconsin-La Crosse*
*1631 Pine St.*
*La Crosse, WI 54601*
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