Madison, WI
Mar 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90142-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Library, Museum, Arts

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90142-AS

Working Title: Curricular Content Librarian



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization: MS/MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Required Qualifications
- Demonstrated commitment to library public services, including reference and instruction
- Demonstrated understanding, through experience and/or coursework, of services supporting curricular content
- Awareness of trends in reserves services, textbook affordability, and/or open educational resources
- Excellent interpersonal skills including evidence of ability to work collegially and collaboratively within and across organizations

Preferred Qualifications:
- Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
- Ability to coordinate staff, services, and/or projects in a complex environment
- Experience with learning management systems
- Experience with integrated library system reserves functionality
- Experience in the provision of reference and/or instruction services in an academic library, preferably for undergraduate students

Position Summary: The Campus Libraries Curricular Content Librarian provides leadership in the coordination of library services in support of the provision of curricular content, including traditional reserves services and emerging opportunities such as e-textbooks, open educational resources, and streaming media. Housed in College Library, the Curricular Content Librarian will report to the director of College Library. The librarian will oversee campus-wide curricular content services and coordinate reserves across library locations. As the number of library locations providing physical reserves decreases, the Curricular Content Librarian will manage a transition to a centralized budget and approach to the provision of reserves in a coordinated way. The Curricular Content Librarian will also have public services responsibilities in College Library to inform policies and direction for the support of curricular content.

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.

Additional Information: The University of Wisconsin-Madison is long established as a preeminent public research university. The impact and achievements from the research, teaching and service conducted by its faculty, staff and students are far-reaching and global in scope. The University today is fully engaged in educational innovation.

UW-Madison Libraries have a proud record of accomplishment and service. The Libraries manage the 11th largest research collection in North America with exceptional access to print and digital materials from our libraries at UW-Madison and around the world. The many libraries on campus have a long-standing commitment to innovation, developing and offering new services needed to support 21st-century teaching, learning and research. New study and learning spaces have been created, and traditional spaces have been modernized. Libraries include collaborative digital media spaces and classrooms, active learning instructional areas, and inviting environments that are conducive to both group work and solitary study and research.

College Library is a heavily used, dynamic environment that supports both the academic and recreational interests of students and includes a caf?, innovative digital-media and active learning classroom spaces, a large computer lab and 24-hour service five nights a week during regular semester sessions.

All public service staff share responsibility for evening and weekends on a rotating schedule.

Contact: Anne Murphy-Lom
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants: A cover letter and resume are required. All applications must be submitted online. Click on the 'Apply Now' button at the top of the page to submit your materials. Questions may be referred to Anne Murphy-Lom.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 29 Mar 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 26 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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