Website Illinois State University
–Position Available: July 2020
-Work Hours: Varies
-Proposed Starting Date: 07/01/2020
Salary and Benefits: This is a 12 month non-tenure track position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes 24 vacation days and 11 paid holidays per year.
Milner Library supports Illinois State’s academic programs with a service-focused staff of about 75, an institutional budget of approximately $9 million and a collection of over 1.4 million volumes, 200,000 e-books, over 100,000 electronic journals and a number of digital collections. Milner Library also houses the University Archives, and its Special Collections hosts the Circus & Allied Arts collection, one of the best of its kind in the world. It is a member of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois whose I-Share integrated library system offers resource sharing across 91 member institutions with 14.7 million unique bibliographic records and 38.1 million items records. Milner Library’s annual gate count exceeds 650,000, and it is a clearly beloved destination on campus. The Library is currently undergoing renovation to house the Student Success Center, with master planning completed for additional renovations. Milner Library easily exceeded its half million dollar goal in Redbirds Rising, the current comprehensive campaign at Illinois State.
The Library is woven into the fabric of the campus at every level, actively supporting the campus strategic plan (“Educate Connect Elevate: Illinois State”) and mentioned in the campus facilities plan and the campus capital campaign plan?all evidence of institutional commitment to excellence in its library.
The College of Education partners with departments across the University to offer teacher education programs in a wide variety of academic programs and areas of study. With 43 accredited teacher education programs and offerings at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, Illinois State remains true to its founding as Illinois State Normal University, specializing in teacher education. The College of Education is the oldest college in the University and enrolls more than 4,400 students across its doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate education programs. The Teaching and Learning Librarian serves the School of Teaching and Learning, as well as Metcalf and University High Schools, liaising with the schools’ librarians.
Illinois State is located in Normal/Bloomington, a growing community 2-3 hours from Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis, that ranks as one of the top 40 college towns in America based on its quality of life and among the top 10 for arts and entertainment opportunities according to the American Institute for Economic Research.
-Strong commitment to public service
-Ability to work effectively with all levels of patrons and colleagues
-Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
-Ability to work independently and in concert with others in a strongly collegial and participative environment
-Ability to manage a variety of assignments in a rapidly changing organization
-Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion
-If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources
-Degree(s) in education disciplines.
-Experience as a PK-12 teacher.
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.
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Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action university encouraging diversity.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383 or visit http://equalopportunity.illinoisstate.edu/ada/.