Head of Library Technology Services

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Created: July 11, 2011


Head of Library Technology Services, Eastern Illinois University


Eastern Illinois University is seeking a librarian for a 12-month, tenure-track position. Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, the individual will be responsible for development and management of the library's technology resources and applications, scripting and programming for internally developed projects, supervising staff, and serving as liaison to campus technology committees. Other duties may include service at the reference desk and supervision of a technology service desk.

Candidates must possess an ALA-accredited MLS; a second master's degree is preferred and required for assistant professor rank and for tenure. This position requires knowledge of scripting languages such as PHP, ASP, and JavaScript and of relational database applications using MySQL, MS Access, and Oracle. Desired qualifications: familiarity with Windows, Linux and Macintosh platforms; interest in open source applications and vendor and social network APIs; proficiency with additional programming languages; and supervisory experience. Success in the position will require strong organizational skills, knowledge of library principles and practices, effective communication abilities, and a dedication to public and institutional service. Starting date: October 3, 2011, negotiable.


Review of applications begins August 15, 2011, and continues until campus interviews are scheduled. Minimum annual salary for tenure-track assistant professor is $57,540, dependent upon qualifications.


Send letter of application, to include links to publicly accessible web projects, and current resume (with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references) to:


email (preferred) to pamanley@eiu.edu; or fax to 217-581-7534.


Paper application packets may be sent to:


Dr. Allen Lanham, Dean of Library Services, Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University 600 Lincoln Avenue Charleston, IL 61920-3099



Eastern Illinois University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community. Visit us at www.library.eiu.edu.





Published: Monday, July 11, 2011 16:22 UTC

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