SPECIAL LIBRARIAN

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Aug 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 91443-AS

Work Type: Staff-Part Time

Department: EDUC/CCBC


Location: Madison

Categories: Library, Museum, Arts

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91443-AS

Working Title: SPECIAL LIBRARIAN

Official Title: SPECIAL LIBRARIAN(T23DN)

Hiring Department: A171400-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/CCBC

FTE: 60% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 02, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

$48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Fixed



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Candidates must have a Master's Degree from an ALA-accredited library school.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required: At least 3 years of experience working with children's and young adult literature in a library setting or other professional context; demonstrated commitment to diversity; understanding of cultural and social issues related to diversity; knowledge of contemporary children's and young adult literature; passion for contemporary children's and young adult literature and related issues; willingness and ability to read widely outside of work in order to regularly offer assessments of new books for children and teens; demonstrated oral and written communication skills; confidence speaking to groups of adults (teachers and librarians); strong administrative and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to succeed in a collaborative work environment; ability to work independently and to meet deadlines; and ability to travel.

Desired: Project management experience; experience with Word, Excel, Access, and database management; knowledge of and interest in evaluation issues related to multicultural literature and intellectual freedom issues affecting schools and libraries; grant writing experience; experience providing reference in a library setting.



Position Summary:

The non-circulating children's and young adult literature library serves students and faculty on the UW-Madison campus and librarians and teachers across Wisconsin. This mid-level professional position is in a highly collaborative work environment with a specialized focus on diversity in children's and young adult literature, and general book evaluation and outreach related to children's and young adult literature. This position will primarily focus on supporting the CCBC's work compiling annual diversity statistics.



Additional Information:

Appointment: 60%
Note: This position is currently funded for 60%. We hope to increase the appointment to 100% if additional funds can be obtained.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants and nominees must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.



Contact:

Kathleen Horning
kt.horning@wisc.edu
608-263-3721
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See http://www.wisconsinrelay.com/">RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Candidates should include a letter of interest highlighting relevant experience, resume and a document with contact information for three professional references. At least one of the professional references should be able to speak to candidate's experience with/knowledge of children's and young adult literature.



Additional Link: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/weblisting/External/PVLSummaryPrint.aspx?pvl_num=91443">Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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

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Advertised: 08 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 29 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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