Open Educational Resources & Scholarly Communications Librarian/Assistant or Associate Professo...

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Faculty Position FY22-131
July 18, 2022 (Updated)

Position Title
Open Educational Resources & Scholarly Communications Librarian/Assistant or Associate Professor

Hiring Unit
Library & Information Services

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Open Educational Resources (OER) & Scholarly Communications Librarian works collaboratively across Library & Information Services (LIS) to partner with campus units for coordinating the creation, education, and archiving of OER, promotes scholarly communication practices on campus including management of the institutional repository, SPARK. This position reports to the Dean of LIS. The OER & Scholarly Communications Librarian:
-Contributes to the creation, education, and archiving of OER and promotion of OER initiatives across the university.
Guides faculty in the discovery, creation, dissemination, identification, adoption, and assessment of open and affordable course content.
-Works to enhance scholarly communication activities at SIUE, including management of the institutional repository, SPARK.
-Seeks out and works with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and perspectives, to support the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism (DEIA) initiatives of LIS and the campus as a whole.
-Actively participates in the shared governance and service opportunities of LIS.
-Engages in research and contributes through service at the institutional and professional levels suitable to the assignment and rank.
-Participate in the University's mandatory tenure and promotion review process that assesses on a yearly basis each individual's performance in teaching (librarianship), professional service (LIS, university, regional, or national), and scholarly research (related to librarianship and information science and/or other area chosen by the individual).

Minimum Qualifications
-Master's degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited institution or another relevant advanced degree
-Knowledge of Open Educational Resources (OER) and their function in higher education
-Knowledge of current practices in scholarly communication
-Awareness of the challenges of and opportunities for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism (DEIA) as they relate to librarianship and higher education
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Ability to contribute to the profession via research and service

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in an academic library.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans

Terms of Appointment
Assistant or Associate Professor, 12-month continuing contract, tenure/tenure-track position beginning January 2023

Source of Funds
State

Salary
Minimum of $55,000. Negotiable dependent upon credentials and experience. Excellent benefits program. For more information about employment benefits and policies, visit: Faculty Employment Benefits

Application Process
To apply for this position, please submit a letter of application; a page long DEIA statement that details your knowledge, track-record, and ideas for advancing DEIA in academia; curriculum vitae; contact information for three professional references; and transcripts in one PDF via email to:

Tracey Price, Office Manager; [email protected]

Application Deadline
All application materials should be submitted by October 15, 2022.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran's status.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.siue.edu/police/cleary-act-forms/ . The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

Dual Career Support for New Faculty
The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Support for this initiative was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Award 1936141. Outlined below is a specific list of career services and resources available to help you on your career journey. Individuals are eligible to receive a maximum of three, one-hour appointments. Visit them online at: https://www.siue.edu/career-development-center/faculty/NSF-Advance-GrantLanding.shtml

Organization

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.

Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals and 2,300 faculty and staff. The city of Edwardsville is consistently cited as one of the top cities in Illinois for families, based on several factors, including affordability, green spaces, excellent schools, low crime rate, financial stability and philanthropic spirit.

SIUE is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.  For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans 

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
6186502190
Location
Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville
IL
62026
United States

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